Curren$y w/ Dave East and Lil Bibby


Nov 19, 2017 – 8:00 PM

8656 Colesville Road
Silver Spring, MD 20910 Map

  • Curren$y
  • Dave East
  • Lil Bibby

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Curren$y: Curren$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 signed with Cash Money Records and Lil Wayne's Young Money Entertainment, where he remained there until late 2007. While still at Young Money, Curren$y created Fly Society with skateboarder Terry Kennedy, first as a clothing company, then expanding to release music. He released the song, "Where Da Cash At" as the lead single for his Young Money debut, Music to Fly to, in 2006 but due to several push backs and lack of promotion, Curren$y decided to leave the label and venture off to do business on his own.

For several months, Curren$y released a series of mixtapes to gain notoriety. His work was impressive enough to land him on the cover of the XXL Magazine Freshmen 10 of 2009. Though he now had the cosign of one of the top hip-hop magazines, Curren$y was still overlooked by major labels. He then chose to sign with Amalgam Digital to release his debut album, This Ain't No Mixtape , in 2009.

Curren$y would release another album through Amalgam Digital titled Jet Files.

His latest album Pilot Talk was released July 13, 2010 under DD172 label distributed through Def Jam Recordings. It was moved back after have been intended to be released June 15.

Dave East: Born and raised in Spanish Harlem, Dave East got his start in 2011 with the release of his debut mixtape, Change of Plans. His fifth mixtape, Gemini, caught the attention of rapper Nas, who signed the young artist to his label.

East released his last project under the independent label, Kairi Chanel, in 2016, shortly before signing a joint deal with Def Jam Records to produce his major-label debut, due out in 2017. While Def Jam may be helping East to produce the album, East's mentor, Nas, will still executive produce the record.

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