Producer 9th Wonder to Oversee Music for New Animated ‘Good Times’ Series


March 20, 2024

“Ain’t we lucky we got him” on the series’ music?

Grammy Award-winning producer and social activist 9th Wonder is set to produce the music for the upcoming animated series Good Times, based on the beloved classic sitcom. The news, shared in his recent Instagram post, comes as Netflix ramps up production for the adult-leaning adaptation, which promises to infuse contemporary social issues with the timeless charm of the original show.

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Joining him on this musical journey are talented collaborators, including E. Jones, George Pettus, Soul, and Reuben Vincent. The series is set to premiere on Netflix on April 12th, marking a new chapter in the legacy of the Evans family.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the animated Good Times series, produced by Seth MacFarlane and the late Norman Lear, has assembled a star-studded voice cast, including J.B. Smoove, Yvette Nicole Brown, and Jay Pharoah. The show, steered by showrunner Ranada Shepard, will follow the Evans family as they navigate the challenges of today’s world, all while staying true to the spirit of the original series. With its focus on family and resilience, the new show aims to capture the hearts of audiences, just like the original did decades ago.

As fans eagerly await the premiere of the animated series, 9th Wonder’s involvement adds another layer of excitement to the project. With his visionary approach to music and storytelling, coupled with the talent of the voice cast and creative team, “Good Times” will make an impact on culture when it debuts on Netflix next month.


Cover photo: Producer 9th Wonder to Oversee Music for New Animated ‘Good Times’ Series / Credit: Instagram

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