Stay Human – Michael Franti And Spearhead

Back in 1997, Michael Franti and his band, Spearhead released their second studio album, “Chocolate Supa Highway.” It was yet another slice of socially conscious funky hip-hop mixed with shades of reggae, along with the odd storytelling rhyme. Fans waited with baited breath for the next installment, which unfortunately took a lot longer thanks to record label politics, including a record executive suggesting Franti collaborate with Will Smith, as he was the biggest rapper at the time. Continue reading