Was known as Currency, but appeared to rename to Curren$y after departure from Cash Money Records in late 2007.
Legal name: Shante Franklin
Shante Scott Franklin (born April 4, 1981), better known by his stage name Currensy (stylized as Curren$y) is an American rapper from New Orleans, Louisiana. He was one of the original members of Young Money Entertainment, a label founded by Lil Wayne. In 2011, Franklin founded the label Jet Life Recordings.