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Artist: Curren$y

Curren$y

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Shante Anthony Franklin (born April 4, 1981 in New Orleans, Louisiana), better known by his stage name Curren$y, is an American rapper and former member of the group Fly Society. Previously a member of Lil Wayne's Young Money Entertainment, he joined the No Limit Records collective as a teenager. After releasing countless free mixtapes online he released his debut album, This Aint No Mixtape on April 21, 2009. Curren$y is also a former member of Master P's rap group 504 Boyz, and has released collaboration mixtapes with Wiz Khalifa and Mack Maine. Curren$y had an underground hit in 2006, Where Da Cash At, which can be heard on several of Lil' Wayne's mixtapes, including Dedication 2. He was featured on Lil Wayne's song "Grown Man" from the album Tha Carter II. Due to certain issues concerning the release of his album Music 2 Fly 2, he left Young Money and formed his Fly Society crew with professional skateboarder and rapper Terry Kennedy. He has since focused on his Jets movement, and worked in New York with Ski Beatz and other MCs at Dame Dash's DD172. He was featured on several songs on Ski Beatz' 24 Hour Karate School. Pilot Talk 2 was released on November 16, 2010. His mixtapes include: 2000 - Sports Center 2005 - Young Money Mixtape Vol. 1 Lil' Wayne's Dedication 1 & 2 Young Money Presents: Lilweezyana Vol. 1 2006 - G-Series Mixtape with Mack Maine of Young Money Welcome Back Mixtape 2007 - Life At 30,000 ft. 2007 - Independence Day 2008 - Higher Than 30,000 ft. 2008 - Welcome To The Winner's Circle 2008 - Fear & Loathing in New Orleans 2008 - Super Tecmo Bowl 2008 - Fast Times At Ridgemont Fly 2008 - Fin... 2009 - How Fly with Wiz Khalifa 2010 - Smokee Robinson 2010 - DD172 Presents The BluRoc Music Festival 2011 - Return To The Winners Circle 2011 - Covert Coup (With The Alchemist) 2012- Here Albums 2009 -This Ain't No Mixtape (April 21, 2009) 2009 - Jet Files (October 6, 2009) 2010 - Pilot Talk (July 13, 2010) 2010 - Pilot Talk II (Nov. 22, 2010) 2011 - Weekend at Burnie's (June 28, 2011) 2012- Stoned Immaculate Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.
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