SOJA frontman Jacob Hemphill
talks with Pollstar
about the power of music, songwriting and the state of pop music in the new millennium.
Formed in 1997, SOJA
has built a reputation as a band that stands up for people, a characterization Hemphill firmly stands behind.
"I want to speak for people who don't have microphones," Hemphill
said when announcing the band's participation in this summer's yoga-infused Soulshine Music & YogaTour with Michael Franti & Spearhead, Brett Dennen and Trevor Hall.
has plenty of chances to get his
message to the people this year.
Jacob Hemphill of SOJA