Michael Franti

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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--... See full bio »

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Mystery Men Soundtrack
Snakes on a Plane Soundtrack
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Lady in the Water Soundtrack


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 2010 Guerrilla Midwife (Documentary)
 2008 Nader Wins California - Peace & Freedom Party (Video short) (original music by)
 2008 Where Have All the Flowers Gone? (Documentary) (music written and performed by)
 2005 I Know I'm Not Alone (Documentary)
 1998 Always Outnumbered (TV Movie)
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Other Works:

Record: "Stay Human" by Spearhead (Six Degrees Records); 2001. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 2 Articles | See more »

Official Sites:

Cameo | Facebook | See more »

Alternate Names:

Michael Franti & Spearhead


6' 6" (1.98 m)

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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. See more »

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