Who is August Greene?

The school year has commenced and the key to success is optimism–at least in college! Knowing about music and various bands is also essential to students’ success.

Since it is August–real quick!

There are a few things to know about this phenomenal group that recently came together. August Greene is Common, Robert Glasper and Karriem Riggins.

The band became active in early 2018 and had a notable NPR Tiny Desk performance (below).

“Optimistic” (feat. Brandy)

Some things to Know

  1. The group reps Houston, Chicago and Detroit.
  2. The first song they premiered won an Emmy– “Letter to The Free“– Theme song of Ava DuVernay’s documentary ‘13TH’
  3. August Greene’s single, “Black Kennedy” connotes dreams of an African-American dynasty.
  4. Robert Glasper is a Grammy winning American pianist.
  5. August Greene released a 50 minute project in March with various music composers

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    August Greene Album Cover                   –> MUSICIANS Lonnie Rashid Lynn, Burniss Travis, Samora Pinderhughes, DJ Dummy, Brandy Norwood, Andra Day, Maimouna Youssef

My favorite track is “The Time“–A must listen (below)!

This album will be great for an hour study session.

As long as you keep your head to the sky
Be optimistic!

Overall 10/10

By: Le’Andre Carthen

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