French Montana Teams Up With Swae Lee for 'Unforgettable': Listen

French Montana
Jenny Regan

French Montana photographed on Feb. 22, 2016.

Quickly after releasing his new record "No Pressure" with Future, French Montana launches his infectious track  "Unforgettable" with Rae Sremmurd's Swae Lee. 

On Thursday (April 6), Montana explained the meaning of his song and the cover art in a lengthy Instagram post. "The picture of my mother and father at their wedding in Africa is my favorite picture," he began. "It’s unforgettable for so many reasons, since it was the same year I was born and the same year my father was incarcerated for unfortunate circumstances. He named me from jail. After he was released, we were granted US visas and in 1996 I went on my first plane to go to America." 

Then, Montana dived into his transition to the United States and the hardships he encountered during his teenage years. "I didn’t know any English," he revealed. "It was tough because I thought we were moving into the high rises of NYC, but we ended up in the back streets of the South Bronx lol. It was still better than back home in Morocco, but my father had a hard time and wanted to move back. My mother knew we couldn’t because there weren’t any opportunities there and she sacrificed a lot for us to survive in the states. We were on welfare and she worked overtime to keep us fed, clothed and a roof over our heads. I promised my mother that I would hustle and make my accomplishments unforgettable once I found my opportunity. I want other people who might be struggling to know that the sky is not the limit… You can do unforgettable things, so I present to you my single 'Unforgettable.' Feat @swaelee."

"Unforgettable" was originally released in late 2016, but was quickly removed from the web. Listen to the final version below. 

 

The picture of my mother and father at their wedding in Africa is my favorite picture. It’s unforgettable for so many reasons since it was the same year I was born and the same year my father was incarcerated for unfortunate circumstances. He named me from jail. After he was released, we were granted US visas and in 1996 I went on my first plane to go to America. I didn’t know any English. It was tough because I thought we were moving into the high rises of NYC, but we ended up in the back streets of the South Bronx lol. It was still better than back home in Morocco, but my father had a hard time and wanted to move back. My mother knew we couldn’t because there weren’t any opportunities there and she sacrificed a lot for us to survive in the states. We were on welfare and she worked overtime to keep us fed, clothed and a roof over our heads. I promised my mother that I would hustle and make my accomplishments unforgettable once I found my opportunity. I want other people who might be struggling to know that the sky is not the limit… You can do unforgettable things, so I present to you my single "Unforgettable". Feat @swaelee

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