Behind The Beat: Harry Fraud
Harry Fraud has stayed in the same part of Brooklyn his entire life. “I ran around Gowanus when it was word of mouth the mob was dumpin’ bodies here,” he says with a hint of sarcasm. Fraud’s studio is situated in a relatively industrial patch of a neighborhood that has seen a real estate boom in recent years.
French Montana, Kanye West, & Nas Shoot Music Video For "Figure It Out"
Well it looks like we’re going to be getting a new music video for French Montana’s standout Wave Gods collab “Figure It Out,” featuring Kanye West & Nas. On Friday, the Coke Boy leader took to Instagram to share some pics & videos from their time on set.
Top Tracks: February 22 - February 28
Other than some resurfacing beefs (between Young Thug and The Game, and Rick Ross and Birdman, respectively) and the beginning of what is sure to be another drawn-out, highly-publicized Kanye West album rollout, it was a relatively quiet week, especially as far as full-length releases went.
French Montana To Make Film Debut In Romantic Comedy "The Perfect Match"
French Montana allegedly has an album coming out in March... he also has a movie coming out. The Hanh Man will make his film debut in "The Perfect Match," a romantic comedy that hits theaters on March 11th.
Review: French Montana's "Wave Gods"
More so than any rapping ability, swagginess, or A&R masterminding, the ability to collaborate with a wide range of artists and dabble in various sounds without once straying from his distinct vocal style has been French Montana's greatest strength. He manages to bring others into his orbit without ever making the resulting music sound like a reach, whether it's Raekwon or Gucci Mane with the assist.
French Montana Says He's Dropping "Mac & Cheese: The Album" In March
French Montana is taking full advantage of radio promotion these days. After premiering his mixtape Wave Gods (hosted by Max B) on DJ Khaled's "We the Best" radio show, the Hanh Man swung by Power 105.1 studios to discuss the mixtape and other topics with Angela Yee, DJ Envy and Charlamagne Tha Godddd.
French Montana Claims "Kanye Didn't Really Know Who Max B Is"
We’re only a few hours away from French Montana’s new mixtape Wave Gods, which will debut on DJ Khaled’s “We the Best” Beats 1 Radio show, but before that French called into Hot 97 to drop a few interesting tidbits about the lead up to Kanye West’s The Life of Pablo.
French Montana's "Wave Gods" Mixtape Has Some Huge Features
French Montana will be premiering his new Wave Gods mixtape on DJ Khaled's Beats 1 Radio show tomorrow, but before then, he's come through with the official tracklist for the project, and it features some HUGE guest appearances.Among those listed on the tracklist are Future, Kanye West, Nas, Travis SCott, Big Seam Puff Daddy, Jadakiss, and the late Chinx.
Wale Has Spent An Insane Amount Of Money On Uber
We've seen some scary Uber bills before, but Wale may have just taken the cake. According to the DC rapper's tweets, he spent $1.1 million dollars on the service back in 2014. You may be wondering how that's possible, and his explanation doesn't explain all that much, indicating that a couple of trips to French Montana's place where he left the meter running contributed to the cost (did he go from DC to New York?).
French Montana Is Dropping A New Mixtape This Week
DJ Khaled just got his own radio show on Beats 1, and he's already making it one to pay attention to. His very first episode saw him premiering Future's EVOL project, and today he's revealed that he'll be giving us French Montana's new mixtape on his upcoming show this Friday.We don't have many details at all, as the announcement was made on Khaled's SnapChat, but we do know it comes with a "Secure Your Bag" alert, so there's that.
Top 10 Waviest Max B Tracks
Ever since his debut in the middle of the noughties, Charly “Max B” Wingate has been an iconic figure for rap fans, and his prestige has only grown with time. The Harlem-born rapper first made his impression felt on the Diplomats capo Jim Jones' Harlem: Diary of a Summer with his drunken-uncle style hooks, and became an essential member of Jones' Byrd Gang team. Eventually, the two of them would fall out drastically and Max would find himself blackballed throughout the music industry not unlike one of his obvious progenitors 50 Cent.
Fat Joe & Remy Ma Are Releasing A Joint Album
Are you ready to go back to 2005? Fat Joe and Remy Ma are ready to take you there. Fat Joe revealed the news to Hip Hop Wired that the two New York emcees are planning on releasing a joint album soon. “Me and Remy just wrapped up a new album. Just me and Remy. I’m super excited about that. The album is ridiculous. So we’ve been working musically like crazy.”
Curren$y's Top 5 Mixtapes
New Orleans native Curren$y might be part cyborg. Either that or they’re putting something in the weed down there, because the man is prolific in a way that few other artist can achieve and still retain top quality.
Chris Brown Does A Front Flip To Win $5,000 Bet With French Montana
Though French Montana's pockets aren't hurting too badly, Chris Brown nabbed what was likely the easiest $5,000 of his life off the Coke Boys boss. French, Breezy, and their good friend Scott Disick, who appeared next to both artists in Breezy's recent "Picture Me Rollin" video, were at a house party, and French was feeling in the gambling mood, as he decided to bet Brown $5,000 that he couldn't do a front flip on the spot.
Yams Day 2016 Recap
The inaugural Yams Day got off to an inauspicious start, as a shortage of security guards led to a bottleneck at the entrance to Manhattan's Terminal 5, thus forcing thousands of eager fans to wait outside the venue for an hour or more, in a temperature that can only be described as cold-as-balls.
French Montana Reveals He Has A Collaboration With Nas & Kanye West, Updates Fans On "Mac & Cheese"
It seems as though French Montana has been prepping his album Mac & Cheese forever.
Stream Harry Fraud's "Rogues Playlist Vol. 1" Feat. Wiz Khalifa, French Montana, Puff Daddy & More
Whether you realized it or not, Harry Fraud had another big year, and now that we're into 2016, he's giving you one last reminder of what he accomplished over the last 12 months. Rogues Playlist Vol. 1 collects the beatmakers production credits from throughout 2015, organizing them into one tidy SoundCloud playlist. Among the many notable names on the tracklist are Puff Daddy, French Montana, Curren$y, Joey Bada$$, Wiz Khalifa, Domo Genesis, Smoke DZA, Wale, and RiFF RAFF.
French Montana Is Donating His $1 Million Check From Puffy To Charity
Remy Boy Monty was given an epic Christmas gift by Fetty Wap, in the form of a $140k BMW, but the rapper who received the most valuable present was French Montana, who was given, not a car or a chain, but a check for $1 million by his boss at Bad Boy Records, Sean "Puffy" Combs.
Diddy Gave French Montana $1 Million For Christmas
For those of you lucky to score a Christmas bonus, odds are your Christmas bonus was not as lucrative as French Montana's Christmas bonus. French scored a Christmas check for $1 million from Diddy, his boss at Bad Boy Records. "Shout out to @iamdiddy for that million dollar gift bonus 🙏 🙌" French wrote on Instagram.
Hottest 50 Songs Of 2015
It's holiday season, and that means it's time to start rolling out the year-end lists. There was almost too much good music to handle, as notable releases week after week meant that only the hottest tracks were able to attain a shelf-life of longer than a couple of months.