August Greene featuring Brandy - Optimistic (Originally by Sounds of Blackness)

Black History Month song titled Optimistic by August Greene featuring Brandy on Music-Television

Here is some music that is incredibly positive and cooking. It's a cover of the song titled Optimistic,  originally recorded by Sounds of Blackness.

The rapper known as Common along with keyboardist Robert Glasper, drummer Karriem Riggins and bassist Burniss Travis make up a fantastic jazz influenced soul band known as August Greene.

Music-Television is ecstatic to present this recording and music video because it features Brandy in excellent form.

And, we are also please to present August Greene because the group is focused on making music with themes of optimism and black excellence, which makes this a perfect music video in honor of Black History Month.

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August Greene featuring Brandy - Optimistic

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Production Company: Mochilla
Directed by B+
Producer: Mike Park
Director of Photography: Jerry Henry
Additional Cameras Eric Coleman and B+
Editor Eric Coleman
Colorist Bossi Baker
Recording Engineer Michael Thomas
Sound Mixer Simon Guzman Velez
Gaffer Eli Tahan
Production Assistant Tsz Man Lo
Locations Henson Recording Studios (LA)
and Jackson (MS)

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This post was created on February 7, 2018, with subsequent edits and updates by Mariana L. Villanueva for Music Television Company and The Indies Network