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Birth nameShante Anthony Franklin
BornOctober 8, 1984
OriginNew Orleans, Louisiana, United States|U.S.
GenresHip hop
Years active2000 � present
LabelsNo Limit Records
Young Money Entertainment
Cash Money Records
Universal Records
Roc-A-Fella Records
Def Jam Records
Associated actsWiz Khalifa
Trademark Da Skydiver
Young Roddy
Street Wiz

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Shante Anthony Franklin, better known by his stage name Curren$y , is an American rapper from New Orleans, Louisiana.

As a teenager, he was signed to Master P's No Limit Records until 2005, he then left No Limit, still remaining a close bond to Master P & several label mates. For a while he thought about quitting rap until he met Lil Wayne. He then he signed with Lil Wayne's Young Money Entertainment, where he remained until late 2007. While still at Young Money, Curren$y created Fly Society with skateboarder Terry Kennedy, first as a clothing company, then expanding to release music, After he left Young Money due to the lack of promotion & etc, he gave Fly Society away to TK to form Jets International & to take his musical career into his own hands.

After releasing a series of mixtapes on a month by month basis, he released his debut solo album, This Ain't No Mixtape , through Amalgam Digital, in 2009.

Curren$y continues to release music through Amalgam Digital. Curren$y's latest album release is entitled Jet Files. In 2009 Curren$y while working with Damon Dash at DD172. Curren$y is also a part of a Hip-Hop supergroup with rappers Mos Def , Jay Electronica and Stalley called Center Edge Territory.. The Album Jet Files serves as a prelude to an upcoming album, "In The Grand Scheme Of Things." He currently has another album on the way called "Pilot Talk" which will be released on Roc-A-Fella.


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Rick Ross- Super High (Sativa Remix) feat Wiz & Curren$y - Global Grind (blog) Tweet this news
Global Grind (blog)--This is the introduction of the Rick Ross Super High Sativa Remix featuring Wiz Khailfa and -Currensy-. As recently Wiz Khalifa has been making a lot of noise ... - Date : Wed, 30 Jun 2010 12:46:45 GMT+00:00
Dame Dash Gets Currensy On Roc-A-Fella - Tweet this news recently hooked up with rapper -Currensy- to try and sign him reportedly to a pressing and distribution deal with Def Jam through the Roc-A-Fella imprint ... - Date : Mon, 03 May 2010 20:16:43 GMT+00:00

Roc-A-Fella Records

ArtistsCurren$y * Jadakiss * Kanye West
Former ArtistsAllen Anthony * Amil * Aztek Escobar * Billy Gamble & Jackie O. * Bink * Beanie Sigel * Cam'ron * Casha * Christion * Damon Dash * Da Ranjahz * Denim * Diamond in Da Ruff * DJ Clue * Foxy Brown * Freeway * Grafh * Hector "El Father" * Juelz Santana * Just Blaze * Kareem "Biggs" Burke * Lil' Red * M.O.P. * Memphis Bleek * Neef Buck * Nicole Wray * N.O.R.E. * Ol' Dirty Bastard * Oschino & Sparks * Peedi Peedi * Rell * Rick Vocals * Samantha Ronson * Sauce Money * State Property * Teairra Marí * The Diplomats * Tru-Life * Uncle Murda * Young Chris * Young Gunz * Young Steff

Cash Money Records

FoundersBryan "Birdman" Williams * Ronald "Slim" Williams
Artists2 Pistols * All Star Cashville Prince * B.G. * Birdman * Brisco * Bow Wow * Drake * Dunk Ryders * Freeway * Glasses Malone * Hot Boys * Jay Sean * Kevin Rudolf * Lil Wayne * Sabrina Washington * T Lopez * Turk * Yo Gotti
Former ArtistsBig Tymers * Cristina * Curren$y * Jazze Pha * Juvenile * Keke Wyatt * Lil Mo * Mack 10 * Mannie Fresh * Stacks * Teena Marie * Tha Dogg Pound * The B.G.'z * TQ * Young Buck

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