Curren$y to perform at Gearfest

first_imgGearfest Lineup:Curren$yRippy AustinRhyon BrownDesigners:Candy & QuasarsJ.D. LuxePrecise LivingChinyereMacnificentAmbitious: IBD USC’s Black Student Assembly announced Tuesday that rapper Curren$y will headline this year’s Gearfest.Shante Scott Franklin, who performs under the stage name Curren$y, has collaborated with multiple high-profile acts including Rick Ross and Wiz Khalifa. Known mostly for his mixtapes, Curren$y released his first studio album “This Ain’t No Mixtape” in 2009, receiving positive critical feedback.The Gearfest concert and fashion show, which focuses on art and fashion, will be held jointly with Springfest for the first time this year. Gearfest will also be featuring artists Rippy Austin and Rhyon Brown, as well as designers J.D Luxe, Chinyere and others.Both events are slated to begin at 11:30 a.m. on April 6 on McCarthy Quad. Springfest headliners include Big Sean, A-Trak, Travis Barker and Mix Master Mike. Other performers include Walk the Moon, Capital Cities and Papa.All students attending the festival will be required to show their student identification. Access to the festival is free.last_img

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