American rapper (born 1981)
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Shante Scott Franklin (born April 4, 1981), better known by his stage name Currensy (stylized as Curren$y) is an American rapper, songwriter and record executive. Formerly signed to Lil Wayne's record label Young Money Entertainment, he signed himself to No Limit Records as a teenager. After releasing mixtapes, his first album This Ain't No Mixtape was released in April 2009.

Currensy performing in 2010
Shante Scott Franklin

(1981-04-04) April 4, 1981 (age 41)
Other names
  • Spitta Andretti
  • Juke
  • Currency
  • Rapper
  • songwriter
  • record executive
Years active2002–present
Musical career

After gaining stream in 2007, he made a shocking move leaving Young Money to do his own thing on an airplane. Currensy said, "I ain't see nothing coming out of there. I have been on Young Money for like 4 years. We had the "Where The Cash At" video game, you know, that was cool".