The Optimist (Single)

by The IGive

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"The Optimist" is an artist's reflective expression of maintaining artistic integrity in a growing superficial market and world. The IGive explores the struggles of an independent artist searching for a niche in the major market world as if a young fresh graduate seeking advancement in the corporate world or an urban youth reaching for economic stability in an economy that uproots his every opportunity. Optimistically resolved to rise regardless of the apparent outlook, "The Optimist" expresses resiliency in the face of overwhelming opposition.


released July 3, 2013

The IGive
"The Optimist"
(G. Essick; R. Thornton)
Lyrics by Gregory A. Essick, Jr for GiveLove Records, LLC (BMI)
Music by Roderick M. Thornton, III for SouthStyle Productions Music Group (BMI)
Recorded, Mixed, and Mastered at SouthStyle Productions Studio (Jacksonville, FL)
Copyright 2013, GiveLove Records, LLC / SouthStyle Productions Music Group. All Rights Reserved.



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The IGive - Jacksonville's undiscovered diamond jewel! This emcee takes traditional hip-hop and effortlessly blends it with live band, R&B, neo-soul, spoken word, and more! Three grand CD's in, the music is infectious, the lyrics are hitting, gripping, and flow. Don't sleep on this one! ... more

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