Michael Franti and Spearhead:: All Rebel Rockers

Californian-born poet, musician and composer Michael Franti and his band Spearhead, return with album, All Rebel Rockers, on September 9, via Anti-Records. Recorded in Kingston, Jamaica, with reggae’s most prolific production teams, Sly & Robbie (No Doubt, Alicia Keys, Sean Paul, Bob Dylan), Alongside Dave Shul (guitars), Manas Itene (drums), Carl Young (bass) and Raleigh Neal (keyboards), the album also features Zap Mama founder Marie Daulne and Jamaican soul/dancehall star Cherine Anderson. Franti blends hip hop, funk and reggae together with his political and progressive lyrics. but also a leader in the peace and social justice movement. Franti’s own ‘Power to the Peaceful’ festival has drawn more than 50,000 people for one day to Golden Gate Park in San Francisco over the last 9 years. In December of 2007, Franti brought the 1st annual festival to Sao Paulo, Brazil, featuring his band Spearhead & Brazilian star Seu Jorge.

video:
I Know I’m Not Alone

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