Wednesday, April 07, 2010

Curren$y - Aces Lounge - April 7, 2010

From the Austinist department... Curren$y @ Aces Lounge tonight, April 7th!

More info:

Shante Anthony Franklin, better known by his stage name Curren$y , is an American rapper from New Orleans, Louisiana.
As a teenager, he was signed to Master P's No Limit Records until 2005,[1] when he signed with Lil Wayne's Young Money Entertainment, where he remained until late 2007. While still at Young Money, Curren$y created Fly Society with skateboarder Terry Kennedy, first as a clothing company,he is also working with Tavoiras D on joint mixtape dropping fall 2010,then expanding to release music.[2]

After releasing a series of mixtapes, he released his debut solo album, This Ain't No Mixtape [3], through Amalgam Digital, in 2009. Amalgam has all of the mixtapes that led up to the release of This Ain't No Mixtape' [4].

Curren$y continues to release music through Amalgam Digital. Curren$y's latest album release is entitled Jet Files[5]. In 2009 Curren$y while working with Damon Dash at DD172.[6] Curren$y is also a part of a Hip-Hop supergroup with rappers Mos Def , Jay Electronica and Stalley called Center Edge Territory.[7]. The Album Jet Files serves as a prelude to his next upcoming album, "Pilot Talk."[8]

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