French is blowing up, he’s on the cover of Fader this month. His album was supposed to have dropped in August but got pushed back for whatever reason.
Nas once reasoned, “Somehow the rap game remind me of the crack game” and he might have been on to something. Since so many rappers claims to have sold drugs, there must be a few lessons they’ve learned while out in the streets. One rapper who knows a thing or two about those streets is self-proclaimed Coke Boy French Montana. Don’t believe us? Try asking about that bullet wound in his head.
After years of grinding, French Montana finally broke out this year and scored a Top 40 hit with his Lil Wayne, Rick Ross, and Drake assisted single, “Pop That.” The NYC rapper is prepping his debut album, Excuse My French, tentatively set to be released in December, but he still found time to stop by the Complex offices and reflect on the knowledge he gained from the drug game and how it applies to his life now in the music business.
And here’s a link from the Fader magazine he’s featured on. It details him going back to his native Morocco.
And here’s some more on that whole getting shot in the head business the first paragraph alludes to: