Kent "Kent M$ney" Aboko was born in Norfolk, VA on August 2nd 1988. In the fourth grade Kent and his family relocated to Southern California's Inland Empire. In 2008 Kent M$ney joined the Inland Empire based collective The Surf Club. Members Include: Hit-Boy, Chase N Cashe, Chili Chil, Young Ry, B. Carr, and Stacy Barthe. Two years later in August 2010 under the Surf Club banner Kent M$ney released his debut project entitled Becoming. Becoming featured appearances from noted newcomers: TY$, Big K.R.I.T (Def Jam) and Frank Ocean (Def Jam/ OFWGKTA). Boasting production from: Hit-Boy (The Thorne, Rihanna, A$AP Rocky, Justin Bieber), Chase N. Cashe (Lil Wayne, Casey Veggies, Dom Kennedy) and Boi-1da (Drake). Becoming received raved reviews on various tastemakers and online publications.