French Montana Teases Joint Project With A$AP Rocky, Says J. Cole Almost Executive Produced His Debut Album

French Montana during an interview with Montreality
Courtesy of Montreality

French Montana during an interview with Montreality.

"I think Cole is one of the dopest artists that came out."

In a new interview with Montreality, French Montana, provides a handful of nuggets pertaining to his past and and future. For starters, he reveals that he and A$AP Rocky have new music on the way. 

"Me and Rocky got a project. We're supposed to be coming out with it real soon," he said before segueing into his ideal plans for him and Max B. "But I would love to see what that energy is like when Max B comes home. Me and him get back in the studio and do a Coke Wave mixtape. I feel like we'd definitely have our shot to drop a real Coke Wave album. I feel like he's in there loading up. I'm in the best shape of my life, he's in the best shape of his life and that energy in there is going to be impeccable."

Later, Montana delves into his relationship with J. Cole, and how the "Power Trip" star nearly executive produced his debut album, Excuse My French in 2013. 

"He almost executive produced my first album [Excuse My French] after I played him the music," Montana said. "I think Cole is one of the dopest artists that came out. I just remember when we were in the Club Paradise Tour with Drake and I was working on my first album, and we had "Pop That" and everything. I was playing him my album and he just called me one day like, "Yo French, I would love to help you with the album. Let me executive produce it."

Though the dream-pairing never came to fruition, Montana says timing and busy schedules hindered the two from ever locking in together in the studio. He also silenced speculation about his "weirdo" comment, which many perceived as a jab to the Roc Nation lyricist after his interview with The Breakfast Club last August. 

"I never said that whoever made albums by themselves are weirdos. I just said it'd be weird if I make music with somebody and called them and said, I'm taking you off because I want to make an album by myself," he explains. 

Check out Montana's interview with Montreality below. 


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