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Saturday, September 14 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Culture Talks: Sound Architects – A Producer Conversation with Large Professor and 9th Wonder

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Experience an intimate discussion between renowned producers Large Professor and 9th Wonder. The Kennedy Center Hip Hop Culture Council Members will discuss their production catalogues and current projects with fellow Council Member Bobbito García.

Queens-bred producer, Main Source alum, and solo emcee, Large Professor, is best known for his work on classic tracks by artists including Eric B. & Rakim, Kool G. Rap & DJ Polo, Nas, Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth, A Tribe Called Quest, Busta Rhymes, Big Daddy Kane, and Mobb Deep. Patrick Douthit, better known as 9th Wonder is a Grammy Award winning producer, record executive, DJ, lecturer, and professor from Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Highly praised for his production work as part of Hip Hop trio Little Brother, 9th has also produced for some of Hip Hop’s finest including Jay-Z, Kendrick Lamar, Jean Grae, Wale, Murs, Drake, Rapsody, De La Soul, Black Thought, Anderson.Paak, Talib Kweli, Nipsey Hussle, Big K.R.I.T, Raekwon, Fat Joe, and David Banner. He is also the founder and CEO of Jamla Records.

Saturday September 14, 2019 3:00pm - 4:00pm
River Pavilion