Label: Boo Boo Wax
Genre: Other
Online: Artist Website


Spearhead guiding light Michael Franti has been playing emotionally charged and booty shaking political anthems since his days as bassist and vocalist for the industrial group, The Beatnigs, who reached international recognition and MTV late night rotation while working with Jello Biafra and the Dead Kennedys' Alternative Tentacles label in the 1980s. Franti followed that with early 90s rap stardom fronting the Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy. These days, Spearhead has been a favorite at hippie festivals, with a soulful band playing funky dubby jammy jams to boogying friends. Sailing along at the helm of their own record label, Boo Boo Wax, you can always count on some sort of uplifting-music-with-a-message experience with this group: "Power to the peaceful!"

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