A game changing artist and a impervious celebrity, Khalif Franklin began his career as a near-novelty ---a teen delivering hardcore hip-hop. Through the years of maturiation and reinveenting himself, he has developed a million selling rapper with a massive body of work, one so invetive and cunning that it makes his famous claim of being : The Hardest Working Recording Artist Worth Considering ". Born Khalif Ameen Franklin, and raised in the infamous New York City neighborhood of Harlem, he was a great student but never felt his true intelligence was expressed through any kind of report card. Once Khalif found out that music was the best way for him to express himself; a star was born,and his name is Cash Fortune. Cash began writing rhymes, combining a strong work ethic with aggressive self promotion.