Common has formed a new band with pianist Robert Glasper and drummer/producer Karriem Riggins. They’re called August Greene, and they’ve shared their first song today. It’s a cover of Sounds of Blackness’ “Optimistic” and it features Brandy. Listen to the track below. “Optimistic” will appear on their debut album, August Greene—out March 9 as an Amazon Original.
“Optimistic,” featuring Brandy, is the first track from their new group August Greene