The Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy was Michael Franti
and Rono Tse
, who had previously comprised two-fifths of the Beatnigs
. They put out one album, Hypocrisy is the Greatest Luxury
, and created Spare Ass Annie
with the spoken word
s of William S. Burroughs
, before breaking up.
Rumor has it that Franti told Tse that the band was splitting up via fax.
Television - The Drug of the Nation was actually first recorded by the Beatnigs.