Music: Little Brother

Like many Hip Hop outfits, Little Brother is part of a larger collective that releases music under a variety of banners. Little Brother’s three original members, Phonte Coleman, Thomas Jones and Pat Douthit (Phonte, Big Pooh and 9th Wonder, respectively)

Like many Hip Hop outfits, Little Brother is part of a larger collective that releases music under a variety of banners. Little Brother’s three original members, Phonte Coleman, Thomas Jones and Pat Douthit (Phonte, Big Pooh and 9th Wonder, respectively), assembled a decade ago as students at North Carolina Central University, first forming the Justus League collective and then the Little Brother group under the JL/Hall of Justice umbrella.

Little Brother officially debuted with 2001’s "Speed," which led to their ABB Records contract and their acclaimed 2002 cult single, “Atari 2600,” and 2003 full length, The Listening.

Now down to a duo, Little Brother pumps out a sound with a foundation of classic Motown Soul/ Pop and deep Funk with an Alt.Rock attitude and flawless mic skills in the service of provocatively thoughtful lyrics. In addition to recent solo albums, Little Brother's most recent release is the mixtape ...And Justus For All, although there have been rumblings that this might be the last Little Brother collaboration. Last chance to see Phonte and Big Pooh together?

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