Last month, Common, Robert Glasper and Karrien Riggins announced the formation of their band August Greene. Along with the news, the trio released their first song as a collective, the Brandy-featured “Optimistic.” With their self-titled album set to arrive on March 9, August Greene returns with their latest offering “Black Kennedy.”

Black Kennedy is a way of saying we move and operate in black excellence,” says Common. “For many people the Kennedy family symbolizes royalty and represents power, style and influence. I thought if I’m gonna do it, I’m gonna do it in a black way.”

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New Music: August Greene (Common, Robert Glasper & Karriem Riggins) – “Black Kennedy”

Previously: August Greene (Common, Robert Glasper & Karriem Riggins) Feat. Brandy – “Optimistic”