WORLD PREMIERE: Royce Da 5’9″ Tells the Story of the Day that Changed his Life on “Tabernacle”

Recently announcing the release of his forthcoming LP “Layers” slated to drop on April 15, Royce Da 5’9″ handed over the reins to Sway to world premiere his latest single “Tabernacle” on Sway In The Morning.

The powerful track walks listeners through Royce’s most vulnerable moment in life. Story-telling rhymes build up momentum to three distinct moments that changed the Detroit emcee’s life forever. Incredibly personal and eye-opening this track sets the tone for the album “Layers” and what’s to come.

We’ll let the music speak for itself before we give too much away, listen below.


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