French Montana

French Montana

The Bronx, New York, New York, United States · Person · 1984–present
Karim Kharbouch (born November 9, 1984), better known by his stage name French Montana, is an American hip hop recording artist. Born in Morocco, he immigrated to the United States with his family when he was 13 years old.<ref name="fader"/><ref name="SDinterview"/> He is the founder of Coke Boys Records, and its predecessor Cocaine City Records. In 2012, he signed a joint-venture recording deal with Bad Boy Records and Maybach Music Group. Montana has collaborated with record producer Harry Fraud and rapper Max B before his conviction. More recently he collaborated with Rick Ross, Diddy and his MMG and Bad Boy labelmates along with his Coke Boys which include the late Chinx, Lil Durk, and his brother Zack.

French made his mixtape debut in 2007, and released his debut studio album Excuse My French on May 21, 2013. In 2003, he survived a gunshot to the head.<ref name="RapFixLive"/> in 2010, he had his breakthrough with "Choppa Choppa Down". In 2012, his single "Shot Caller" was one of the most added tracks on urban contemporary radio in the country.<ref name="SDinterview"/> Read more »

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Jungle Rules
2017 Official Album
2016 Official Album
Coke Boys
2014 Official Album
Excuse My French
2013 Official Album
Lock Out
2012 Official Album
Coke Boys
2010 Official Album
Mac & Cheese
2010 Official Album
Coke Wave 2
2009 Official Album