Rapper who’s known for his association using a hiphop fusion group called Michael Franti & Spearhead. His various other musical groups are the Beatnigs as well as the Throw-away Heroes of Hiphoprisy. He created a like of poetry during his period at the College or university of SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA. He collaborated with novelist William Burroughs on the music and spoken-word record entitled Extra Ass Annie and Various other Tales. He was created into a category of blended Local American, African-American, and EUROPEAN heritage. He wedded Tara Franti-Rye and he provides two sons. His tune “Occasionally” was highlighted in Last Vacation, a 2006 Queen Latifah film.