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Michael Franti (born April 21, 1966, in Oakland, California) is an African, Irish, and German American poet, musician, and composer. Franti is the creator and driving force behind Michael Franti & Spearhead, a band that blends hip hop with a variety of other styles including funk, reggae, folk, and rock.

Franti was part of the industrial punk band The Beatnigs with DJ Rono Tse, which released a self-titled LP, and an EP…

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  • Whenever i bring a fresh bag, Ganja Babe first thing i have to play before lightin up <3
  • Michael Franti on why he's voting Obama: http://90days90reasons.com/83.php
  • Vote up: http://www.last.fm/music/Spearhead/+images/54070659
  • Obrigado Altas Horas.
  • Caraca o som desse cara é muito bom.
  • [url=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9IQxAHPessU]Franti @ Occupy Wall Street[/url]
  • keep up the awesome work dogs!
  • I am getting really excited about this year's Harmony Festival in Santa Rosa, CA June 10-12. The lineup keeps getting better and more diverse and its by far my favorite festival in California! This year includes: Primus, The Flaming Lips, Michael Franti & Spearhead, G. Love & Special Sauce, Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, Railroad Earth, Grace Potter & The Nocturnals, SOJA, Ghostland Observatory, and many others. For more info go to: http://www.harmonyfestival.com
  • @thedeathsound I saw MF&SH live once, and I must say, it was one of the best live concerts I've ever seen. AND I HAVE SEEN THE FLAMING LIPS LIVE but I will agree that they don't play much that isn't off their newer albums and more pop/publicly liked songs

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