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Michael Franti Poster

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Overview (2)

Born in Oakland, California, USA
Height 6' 6" (1.98 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Michael Franti is a gifted and much-heralded spoken word artist and political activist. As leader of the politically and socially-charged group Spearhead, Franti is at the forefront of hip-hop's renaissance, expanding the music's boundaries as he draws on funk and soul-driven beats. Through his music and poetry, Franti tackles a range of issues--the criminal justice system, corporatization of our daily lives, AIDS, gay rights, homelessness, the death penalty, drug addiction and suicide.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Ciaran O'Shea

Trivia (2)

Leader of band, Spearhead.
Continues to record and perform live with his band, Spearhead. Spearhead is set to release their fifth proper studio release, "Yell Fire!", which comes out July 25th, 2006. "Yell Fire!" contains the songs inspired by his trip to the Middle East (including the documentary, I Know I'm Not Alone (2005)). Spearhead also has plans to tour in the summer of 2006. [June 2006]

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