Franke is a singer-songwriter based in Los Angeles, California. Not too long ago, he released a music video for “Kids”, a dreamy emo-pop tune from his debut EP, entitled, “Internet Heartbreak”.

Franke – “Kids”

“It’s been a while and I’m scared for you. You wanted time, I made plans for two. That’s why we should keep it like this. Finger on the trigger, really know I don’t miss. Time I could do it for the kids. Call it like I see it and you know I don’t miss. I had to crash my car just to realize how far I’ve come. It seems I’m messing up with every single thing I’ve done. And I’m a goner anyway.” – lyrics

The audiovisual finds Franke vibing out inside a room with a desirable female planted in the background.

Fast forward into the next scene where he’s seated inside a bubbly party with female dancers grooving to a rhythm. But the hooded entertainer’s focus simply isn’t there because he’s thinking about the object of his desire.

‘Kids’ contains a relatable storyline and dreamy vocals. Also, the song possesses lush instrumentation flavored with hip-hop, electronic, and urban pop elements. 

Franke – “Internet Heartbreak”

Franke - “Internet Heartbreak” artwork

Franke began playing classical piano at the age of eight and has played twice at Carnegie Hall. He later pursued jazz transcribing the likes of John Coltrane, Miles Davis, and Robert Glasper.

Not too long ago, he released his first single, entitled, “Home Alone”. Since then his music has amassed over 30M streams/plays online.

Get acquainted with Franke’s music by streaming his “Internet Heartbreak” EP via Spotify.

Franke – “Internet Heartbreak”

‘Internet Heartbreak’ was released on Valentine’s Day 2019.

The 5-track project is a blend of contemporary pop mixed with synth-driven, retro production.

We recommend adding Franke’s “Kids” single to your personal playlist. Also, let us know how you feel about it in the comment section below.


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Zangba Thomson is an award-winning Liberian-American author, recording artist, and Editor-in-Chief at Bong Mines Entertainment. His creative works have been seen on or talked about in major media outlets such as FOX 5, NBC, Today, Fox & Friends, Kathy Lee & Hoda, ABC, and Essence Magazine to name a few. Not too long ago, he received a "Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition" from Congressman Charles B. Rangel for his literary achievements, commitment to strengthening our Nation, and making a difference through volunteering service in urban communities. Download Thomson's latest science-fiction novel, entitled, "Three Black Boys: The Hotep Brother Manuscript" (volume 2), the action-packed sequel to the award-winning, "Three Black Boys: Tomorrow After Supper" (volume 1). Furthermore, Kindle users can download "Three Black Boys: 2 book series" via Amazon.com.

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