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Michael Franti

Michael Franti (born April 21, 1966) is an American poet, musician, and composer. He is the creator and lead vocalist of Michael Franti & Spearhead, a band that blends hip hop with a variety of other styles including funk, reggae, jazz, folk, and rock. He is also an outspoken supporter for a wi… more »

Six foot six above sea level 
I grab the mic because I take you to
 Another mental level 
Low power frequency radio modulation

The big sound from the underground another pirate radio station 
We bring the truth to places truth is never heard before 
We bring the sound communication of our tribal war
Dark vision fly by helicopters in the night  Attempt triangulation of our station in the fight 

 Straight from the bass the deep down low precision 
High crime treason we broadcastin' sedission 
Like the wall street mornin' afternoon edition
 Commandeering airwaves from unknown positions

Live and direct we comin' never pre-recorded
With information that will never be reported  Disregard the mainstream media distorted 
Whoop! whoop!
We comin' listener supported

Don't take no prisoners if can't afford to feed none
Don't start no fights if you can't predict the outcome 
Don't make donations where you cannot get your dough back
Fuck the apathetic bullshittas send em' all your prozac 

I will not climb into your telephone tree
And "hell no you can't put me on hold!"
It's the same recorded message you'd been singin' all along 
Keep handin' us the bible while you walkin' off with all the gold

The bureaucratic office sends you merry-go-rounding
 While the KKK police the streets by blood hounding
 Interest on the credit card just keeps on compounding 
But the FCC can neva shut this pirate sound down



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