Photos: Curren$y at the Orpheum, July 30

Shante the spitta was here.

Curren$y, much like all of you out there, is a super busy dude. Unlike most of you's, however, the man born Shante Scott Franklin is busy dropping rap music and videos at an alarming rate.

In the last month alone, Franklin, 35, has given us a taste of his new mixtape, dropped an Erykah Badu sample, released the instrumentals for said mixtape, showed up with Migos, released a video for "Canal Street Boys," and something with Rick Ross ("Dope Boys").

On Sunday night he arrived in Ybor -- a town he is not unfamiliar with -- to perform a set for the hip hop heads.

Brian Mahar was on hand, and has these photos to share.

click to enlarge Curren$y plays the Orpheum in Ybor City, Florida on July 30, 2016. - Brian Mahar
Brian Mahar
Curren$y plays the Orpheum in Ybor City, Florida on July 30, 2016.

click to enlarge Curren$y plays the Orpheum in Ybor City, Florida on July 30, 2016. - Brian Mahar
Brian Mahar
Curren$y plays the Orpheum in Ybor City, Florida on July 30, 2016.

click to enlarge Curren$y plays the Orpheum in Ybor City, Florida on July 30, 2016. - Brian Mahar
Brian Mahar
Curren$y plays the Orpheum in Ybor City, Florida on July 30, 2016.

click to enlarge DJ Qeys plays the Orpheum in Ybor City, Florida on July 30, 2016. - Brian Mahar
Brian Mahar
DJ Qeys plays the Orpheum in Ybor City, Florida on July 30, 2016.

click to enlarge Curren$y plays the Orpheum in Ybor City, Florida on July 30, 2016. - Brian Mahar
Brian Mahar
Curren$y plays the Orpheum in Ybor City, Florida on July 30, 2016.
click to enlarge Curren$y plays the Orpheum in Ybor City, Florida on July 30, 2016. - Brian Mahar
Brian Mahar
Curren$y plays the Orpheum in Ybor City, Florida on July 30, 2016.
click to enlarge Curren$y plays the Orpheum in Ybor City, Florida on July 30, 2016. - Brian Mahar
Brian Mahar
Curren$y plays the Orpheum in Ybor City, Florida on July 30, 2016.
click to enlarge Curren$y plays the Orpheum in Ybor City, Florida on July 30, 2016. - Brian Mahar
Brian Mahar
Curren$y plays the Orpheum in Ybor City, Florida on July 30, 2016.
click to enlarge Curren$y plays the Orpheum in Ybor City, Florida on July 30, 2016. - Brian Mahar
Brian Mahar
Curren$y plays the Orpheum in Ybor City, Florida on July 30, 2016.

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Read his 2016 intro letter and disclosures from 2022 and 2021. Ray Roa started freelancing for Creative Loafing Tampa in January 2011 and was hired as music editor in August 2016. He became Editor-In-Chief in August 2019. Past work can be seen at Suburban Apologist, Tampa Bay Times, Consequence of Sound and The...
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