All the freaky people make the beauty of the world! He knows how it can inspire, uplift and make people want to dance or cry.He felt it firsthand recently when he heard the children’s chorus at New York’s PS22 elementary school singing “I’m Alive (Life Sounds Like),” the celebratory first single from Franti’s tenth studio album, All People.Recorded primarily at his home with guitarist J Bowman, the two recorded some 35 songs before settling on the final track list for All People.For the first time, Franti reached out to collaborate with various writers and producers.”It was like speed dating,” Franti says.Hall, have acknowledged slam's influence on the show.In a 2005 interview, Hall was quoted as saying: It's true that I was on Def Poetry even though I've never slammed.“It moved me to tears, to hear these kids singing, ‘Everybody wants me to be who they want me to be.’ That’s who I wrote ‘People’ for.
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Aside from his numerous appearances on television, Franti even performed at Barack Obama's presidential inaugural celebration.
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Russell Simmons presents Def Poetry, better known as simply Def Poetry Jam or Def Poetry, was a spoken word poetry television series hosted by Mos Def and airing on HBO between 20.
The series features performances by established and up-and-coming spoken word poets.