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Jidenna Explains How to Become a Classic Man


Image Courtest Epic RecordsAs “Classic Man” gains steam on the charts, Jidenna is breaking down how men can achieve a “certain level of sophistication.”

In an interview with Vibe, the dapper singer explains that becoming a well-groomed man has little to do with clothing and more to do with developing a solid character.

“I don’t think a ‘Classic Man’ has a particular dress. I think you can wear a sanitation worker outfit and be a ‘Classic Man.’ I think you can wear a t-shirt and jeans and be a ‘Classic Man.’ It just depends on your maturity within our crew,” he says.

However if you’re looking to achieve his retro-inspired style, he offers a quick guide. “If you wanted to emulate this, then your starter would definitely include a pocket watch, you have to have the suit, and a flask in the briefcase,” he says.

You can find “Classic Man” on Jidenna’s Wondaland Presents: The Eephus, a five-song compilation EP that also features his “Yoga” duet with Janelle Monae. The project arrives on August 14.

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