In January 2008, 9th Wonder initially announced plans to start two independent record labels, Jamla and The Academy, under the IWWMG imprint. Jamla originally consisted of Skyzoo, GQ, Rapsody, Tyler Woods, and Big Remo, while The Academy consisted of HaLo, Heather Victoria, Thee Tom Hardy, Actual Proof (Sundown & Enigma), TP & The Away Team (Khrysis & Sean Boog). The Academy artists were later folded into the Jamla label.
In July 2010, 9th Wonder officially debuted his production team for IWWMG. The Soul Council consists of Khrysis, E. Jones, Fatin "10" Horton, Ka$h Don't Make Beats, AMP, Eric G., & 9th Wonder himself. In August 2014, 9th Wonder announced Nottz as being the newest member of The Soul Council.