Michael Franti & Spearhead

Founded: 1994

Location: United States

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Michael Franti & Spearhead

Michael Franti (born April 21, 1966) is an American singer, songwriter, musician, poet, activist, documentarian, and rapper. Known for his participation in many musical projects, most with a political and social emphasis, including the Beatnigs and the Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy. He is the creator and lead vocalist of Michael Franti & Spearhead, a band that blends hip hop with a variety of other styles including funk, reggae, jazz, folk, and rock. He is also an outspoken supporter for a wide spectrum of peace and social justice issues, and he is especially an advocate for peace in the Middle East.


1994 Home
1997 Chocolate Supa Highway
2001 Stay Human
2003 Everyone Deserves Music
2006 Yell Fire!

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