August Greene Drops “Optimistic” Remix ft. Kirk Franklin, BJ The Chicago Kid, and Kierra Sheard – Listen Here!
Common, Robert Glasper and Karriem Riggins’ supergroup August Greene released their remix of “Optimistic” featuring Kirk Franklin, BJ The Chicago Kid, and Kierra Sheard. The Sounds of Blackness cover originally appeared on August Greene’s self-titled Amazon Original album.
Check out the song below.
In 2017, Common, Glasper, and Riggins collectively won the Emmy for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics on the strength of their song “Letter To The Free,” which was recorded for Ava DuVernay’s documentary 13th. The longtime friends and musical collaborators felt the time was right to release music from August Greene, which has themes of optimism and black excellence. They have found a sound that does not solely fit into one genre, but is truly an invigorating hybrid of R&B, hip-hop, and jazz.
You may be interested
Sean Paul Drops New Single ft. Stefflon DonEditorial Dept - January 18, 2019
Grammy award-winning Dancehall legend, Sean Paul, one of the best loved and most consistent hit makers in pop music, teams…
Infidelity and Mental Illness… Join The Conversation on Facebook with Dr. Talal H. AlsaleemEditorial Dept - January 18, 2019
Award-winning marriage counselor and researcher, Dr. Talal H. Alsaleem is recognized as a leading expert in the field of infidelity…
Bounce & Scripps Howard Foundation to Give Away 1,000 Books At Scholastic Book Fair in AtlantaEditorial Dept - January 18, 2019
The Bounce television network has joined the Scripps Howard Foundation in its annual "If You Give a Child a Book..."…