Michael Franti Biography

Michael Franti

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Birth Name: Michael Franti
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Birth Country: United Arab Emirates
Height: 6 Feet 6 Inch
Birth Sign: taurus
Age:   52 Years
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An American rapper musician, Poet, singer, songwriter Michael Franti was born April 21, 1966, in Oakland, California. His mother Mary Lofy belongs to an Irish, German and Belgian ancestry, and his father Thomas Hopkins was of African-American and negative. He attended his high school from Highland Junior in Edmonton, Alberta and graduated from the University of San Francisco. He was adopted by Carole Wisti and Charles Franti, Finnish American couple Oakland.

Michael Franti began his music career in 1986 as part of the industrial pink/spoken word band. While he attending the University of San Francisco and while he was living above Kusf he developed an interest in music.

His next project Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy made him close to artist like Tse, and he started working with jazz. Franti formed a new band called Spearhead along with a few of his one studio musicians. He wrote a famous song "Bomb The World"  for his new record album with Spearhead which was about the dark aftermath of September 11. His Nationality is American and he belongs to black ethnicity. Current he is at the age of 50. He is married to Tara Franti. Currently, his estimated net worth is about U.S $ 2 Million.


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michael Franti beging his carer industrial Punk/Spoken word band


Frnti begin his music career in 1986 as part of the Industrial Punk/spoken word band  the beatnigs.While he attending the University of San Francisco and living Above KUSF he developed a fascination with music and decided to start a band.


michael Franti relased his next project Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy


In 1991 Michael Franti relased his next project Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy Found Franti continuing his collaboration with Tse, and working with jazz. The Disposable of hiphorisy wrote  politically charged lyrics that  railed against the injustices of the world, set to a fusion of industial Music  and hip hop. 


Michael franti formed new band Roots, Rock, Reggae, Hip-Hop


In 1994 Franti formed a new band Spearhead with a few studio musicians, including mainstay  Carl Young, and announced the dissolution Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy. the first release, home in September 1994.


michael Franti was born Oakland, California,U.s


An American Poet,Songwriter,singer Michael Franti was born on 21 April 1966.In Oakland, California,U.S. His maother, Mery Lofy had lrish,German and his father, Thomas Hopkins,was of African-American.He spent his gread 9 class from At Highland Junior High school, and graduated from the university of San Francisco.


Michael franti nominated hey, hey,hey,naccp image award


An American rapper singer, Songwriter,Michael Franti nominated award. He perform Hey, Hey, Hey" at the 42nd 2011 NAACP Image award.His Album sound of Sunshine was nominated for Outstanding World Music Album.

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