Thursday, February 8, 2018

New Video: August Greene ft. Brandy - Optimistic

Supergroup August Greene which is comprised of Grammy & Oscar Award-winning rapper/actor Common, Grammy Award-winning pianist/producer Robert Glasper and drummer Karriem Riggins have joined forces with singer Brandy on a remake of the 1991 Sounds of Blackness hit “Optimistic”.

The band has unveiled the official video which was filmed in Jackson, Mississippi over Martin Luther King Day weekend and features Jackson-area activists Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba, Frankye Adams Johnson, Hollis Watkins, Dr. Cindy Ayers Elliott and the Maddrama Performance Group.

August Greene is set to release their debut album on March 9th.

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