Summer of ’96 – Not A Rich Man ft. Royce Da 5’9″


Royce Da 5’9″ joins Summer of ’96 on their new single “Not A Rich Man.” New to the site, Summer of ’96 is an experimental jazz and hip-hop/soul duo consisting of singer Lonnee Stevens and producer Antman Wonder.

Prepping the release of a new album for this Friday, July 21st called Splendid Things Gone Awry, the talented duo decide to come through and share a new single off it ahead of time called “Not A Rich Man” featuring Detroit wordsmith Royce Da 5’9.

“Today everything is synthesized, but back then [1996] everything was sampled, and it was sampled from soul and jazz records. When we got together we decided we wanted to make a record that sounds classic but using all original stuff,” Stevens reportedly said about the record.

Take a listen and let us know what you think!


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