1. French Montana Says He Won $60,000 From Drake In NBA Finals Bet

    June 21, 2016 11:27 AM EDT Drake 's wallet is now $60,000 lighter after losing a bet to French Montana over Game 7 of the NBA Finals. The Land took home the championship on Sunday night (June 19) after the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Golden State Warriors 93-89. In an Instagram clip, French is seen telling the…

  2. French Montana Talks Bad Boy/Epic Records Deal, Offers Update on 'Mac & Cheese' Album

    May 05, 2016 9:33 AM EDT The Epic Records roster welcomes their newest signee: French Montana . The Bronx-bred rapper joins L.A. Reid's family with plans to release his sophomore set Mac & Cheese: The Album  later this year.  Since the announcement of Epic’s partnership with Sean "Diddy" Combs’ Bad…

  3. Watch French Montana Ride Through the Sandy Dunes of Dubai for 'Wave Gods Intro' Video

    April 13, 2016 5:34 PM EDT French Montana  hits pause on life to reflect on his surroundings in the sandy visual for "Wave Gods Intro" off his  Wave Gods  mixtape. On the Harry Fraud & THe MeKanics-produced opener, which carries a message from the original "Wave God" and incarcerated rhymer  Max…

  4. Happy St. Patrick's Day! Meghan Trainor, French Montana and More Reveal Their Hangover Cures

    March 17, 2016 12:28 PM EDT St. Patrick’s Day means lots of beer, lots of whiskey -- and lots of headaches the next morning. But don’t fret: We’ve assembled a panel of experts well-versed in the art and science of curing a deathly hangover. We’re talking musicians, naturally -- from French Montana to Meghan Trainor to…

  5. French Montana on 'Wave Gods' Project, 'Mac & Cheese' Album Features & Max B's Influence

    February 23, 2016 3:30 PM EST French Montana has been riding the wave since his days as a business partner and close collaborator to revered Harlem rapper  Max B . While the latter -- who appeared on Kanye West's  The Life of Pablo  album after inspiring a Twitter feud between him and Wiz Khalifa -- is currently…

  6. French Montana Taps Max B, Kanye West, Nas, Future & More for 'Wave Gods' Mixtape

    February 19, 2016 10:32 PM EST French Montana recruits an all-star cast for his new  Wave Gods  mixtape, which DJ Khaled recently unveiled on his We The Best radio show on Apple Music Friday night (Feb. 19).   Tonight #wethebestRADIO #beats1 @applemusic @frenchmontana prem his new tape 8pm et 5pm pt @wethebestmusic -- A…

  7. French Montana Celebrates 32nd Birthday with Diddy, Justin Bieber, Snoop Dogg & More

    November 11, 2015 11:20 AM EST French Montana brought in his 32nd birthday in style. Dressed in a silky red suit, the Coke Boys rapper partied with a host of Hollywood notables including Diddy , Quincy Combs, Chris Brown , Justin Bieber , Snoop Dogg , Keyshia Cole , Dej Loaf  and  Jamie Foxx  among others at Los Angeles’…

  8. Sean 'Diddy' Combs' All-Star Prayer Circle and More Insider Scoop

    October 23, 2015 4:28 PM EDT Diddy Prays As far as Sean “Diddy” Combs is concerned, the family that plays together prays together. Insiders say the hip-hop mogul led an all-star prayer circle that included his son Christian Combs, Lil’ Kim , Lil Wayne , French Montana and Busta Rhymes before the artists took part in a…

  9. French Montana on Khloe Supporting Lamar Odom: 'I Feel Like Every Woman Should Do That'

    October 22, 2015 12:50 PM EDT French Montana apparently harbors no ill will towards his one-time paramour Khloe Kardashian, who's recently reunited with her long-estranged husband Lamar Odom. "It's a beautiful thing that she's doing," the rapper told the New York Daily News of Kardashian's…

  10. Nick Jonas, Rick Ross, Meek Mill Added to Tidal Concert

    October 09, 2015 5:00 PM EDT Nick Jonas and rappers Rick Ross , Meek Mill and French Montana have been added to the Tidal X concert in October, concert organizers announced Friday (Oct. 9). Previously announced artists include Tidal-owners Beyonce and Jay-Z , as well as Prince , Nicki Minaj , Usher , Lil Wayne , Damian…

  11. UTA Signs Rapper French Montana: Exclusive

    August 06, 2015 3:00 PM EDT The artist recently collaborated on a track with Mariah Carey and Justin Bieber UTA has signed rapper French Montana in all areas, The Hollywood Reporter and Billboard have exclusively learned. The Moroccan-born artist’s mixtapes, self-released on his Cocaine City label beginning in the early…

  12. French Montana Gets Crazy With Rick Ross & Lil Wayne in 'Lose It' Video: Watch

    August 03, 2015 6:13 PM EDT French Montana shows that he's not afraid to really lose his mind in the new music video for "Lose It," released on Monday (Aug. 3). The song, which features Rick Ross and Lil Wayne , comes off Montana's Mac & Cheese: The Album , which will be the second studio album…

  13. French Montana, Lil Wayne & Rick Ross 'Lose It' on New Kanye West-Produced Single: Listen Now

    June 25, 2015 1:50 PM EDT French Montana recruited a truly star-studded roster for his latest single, with Lil Wayne and Rick Ross both contributing verses on the Kanye West  and Mekanics-produced beat (catch the "N****s in Paris" sample that kicks off the track). Watch French Montana Gamble With His Life In…

  14. Just Ivy & French Montana Release Sexy (and Energetic) New Video 'Adderall': Exclusive

    June 23, 2015 12:32 PM EDT Singer Just Ivy recently released her latest party-ready single "Adderall," which features French Montana  -- now, she's already dropping the very sexy (but with a twist!) video. French Montana Talks New Album, Kanye and Media Attention on His Relationship With Khloe Kardashian…

  15. Watch French Montana's New Video 'Coke Boy Money,' Featuring Late Rapper Chinx

    June 09, 2015 4:00 PM EDT Rapper Chinx, a member of French Montana and Max B 's Coke Boys label, was murdered last month in his native Queens. The up-and-comer was featured on Montana's most recent release,  Casino Life 2 , as a guest artist on "Coke Boy Money" alongside French's brother Zach.…

  16. Hip-Hop Community Mourns Death of Rapper Chinx on Social Media

    May 17, 2015 12:02 PM EDT The hip-hop community is in mourning following the death of rapper Chinx , who was killed in a drive-by shooting on Sunday, May 17, in Queens, N.Y. The 31-year-old rapper was a member of French Montana 's Coke Boys. "Chinx was one of the most talented, professional and determined…

  17. Exclusive: Read Bobby Shmurda's Full Jailhouse Interview Transcript

    February 13, 2015 4:40 PM EST On the morning of Saturday, Feb. 7, viral rap star Bobby Shmurda called Billboard from Manhattan Detention Complex, where he's been held since Dec. 17, after the NYPD raided Quad Recording studios in Times Square and arrested the 20-year-old along with about a dozen others. Prosecutors…

  18. Bobby Shmurda Speaks From Jail: 'People Are Trying to Take My Life Away for Being Blessed' (Exclusive)

    February 08, 2015 10:45 AM EST Viral rap star Bobby Shmurda has been jailed since Dec. 17, when the NYPD raided Quad Recording studios in Times Square and arrested the 20-year-old along with about a dozen others. Bobby Shmurda Pleads Not Guilty to Gun, Drug Charges Prosecutors have characterized Shmurda as a "driving…

  19. French Montana Hops on Beyonce's '7/11' Remix

    December 27, 2014 4:48 PM EST Just in time for the weekend, Beyonce 's  "7/11"  is getting some assistance from French Montana . The remix offers up a softened-up version of the club-ready track, this time with some lyrical additions from the rapper. https://t.co/ht2H2s0uhG http://t.co/TaPTjowAsB — French…

  20. Listen to the Neighbourhood Get Hip-Hop With '#icanteven,' Featuring French Montana

    November 21, 2014 9:57 PM EST After telling Billboard this summer that "rock and roll is completely dead," it makes sense we're getting pretty solid hip-hop tracks from The Neighbourhood now, who were at least originally been pretty easily categorized as "indie rock."   The Neighbourhood Q&A…

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