Hobo Johnson, real name Frank Lopes, is a rapper form Sacramento.
After being kicked out of his house as a teenager, Lopes was forced to live in his car. His homelessness was where he started writing music and recorded his first album. He came up with his stage name "Homeless Johnson" but soon made it he “Hobo Johnson“ while living in his car, basing his music on his experiences.
Lopes and his backing band, made up of Derek Lynch, Jordan Moore, David Baez-Lopez and Ben Lerch, released a music video as part of NPR's Tiny Desk Contest in March 2018. Peach Scone collected millions of views in just a few weeks, and following its attention their album, 'The Rise of Hobo Johnson', which dropped in 2017, charted at #11 on the Billboard Heatseekers Chart.
Hobo Johnson and the Lovemakers will head to the UK as part of the European leg of their Bring Your Mom tour in early 2019. Catch him live by checking out the tour dates and concert ticket information below on Stereoboard.