Though rebel rocker Michael Franti's sound may have changed, his message hasn't. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Michael Franti: Bottling The Sun
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Michael Franti and Spearhead. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Michael Franti and his Spearhead ensemble perform on the "Which" stage at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tenn., on Friday, June 11, 2010. Laura Fedele hide caption

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Michael Franti in Studio on World Cafe 1/20/09
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A Little Bit of Riddim
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Michael Franti & Spearhead in Studio on World Cafe - 01/03/2007
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Complex Changes: Michael Franti
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