Nas, Kanye West, Pusha T, & Jeremih To Appear On "The Land" Soundtrack
On July 29th, Mass Appeal and IFC Films will debut their new film "The Land," a tale of a gang of Cleveland skateboarders who enter the high-stakes molly game to pay tournament fees. The 14-track. OST will be made available on the same day. The tracklist was announced Tuesday -- appearances from Kanye West, Pusha T, Jeremih, Erykah Badu, French Montana, Machine Gun Kelly, Nas, who executive produced the film, and many more. Check it out below.
French Montana Says Drake Wasn't Thinking About Joe Budden On "No Shopping"
Listeners tuned into OVO Sound Radio this weekend eagerly awaiting the premiere of French Montana's new Drake-featuring single, "No Shopping." Drake was expected to use the collab as a way to fire back at Joe Budden, who had hit him with two consecutive diss tracks. As had been the case with a snippet that French shared in May, Drake began his verse by rapping, "Pump, pump, pump it up" -- presumably a reference to the 2003 hit single that Budden is most known for. "I'm not a one-hit wonder, they know all my stuff," he went on to rap.
Top Tracks: July 11 - July 17
I'm not going to take the time to crunch all of the numbers for the 28 weeks of 2016 we've experienced thus far, but in terms of artists who show up most often in our weekly top ten tracks list, it's not even close. Drake is the clear victor, seeming to find a way on here every week. Second place is a little more murky.
Fat Joe, Remy Ma & French Montana Have Another Single Coming
Fat Joe and Remy Ma's "All The Way Up" is the surprise hit of the summer; a smash single that is both rooted in New York's history, and in touch with the current rap landscape. The French Montana-assisted track is still everywhere, particularly in NY, but Fat Joe has revealed in a new interview that he and Remy will be taking the same formula to the follow-up next month.
Popcaan Is The Special Guest On OVO Sound Radio Tonight
We're quickly approaching another highly anticipated episode of OVO Sound Radio. Episode 25 begins at 6PM EST on Beats 1 radio, and as usual, hosting duties go to OVO co-founder Oliver El-Khatib. After he opens the show, there will be a special guest mix from Drake's good friend from Jamaica, the OVO-affiliated Unruly dancehall star known as Popcaan.
Gucci Mane To Appear On Official Remix Of French Montana & Kodak Black's "Lockjaw"
There isn't much you could do to make French Montana and Kodak Black's "Lockjaw" collaboration better. It's pretty much a perfect song. However, a well-selected feature could be the only thing to possibly make the track even more powerful, and Gucci Mane La Flare seems like the man for the job.
French Montana & Drake To Drop "No Shopping" Tomorrow Night
Tomorrow, Drake and French Montana will finally release "No Shopping," the collaboration that was first previewed in May. The track will appear on French's upcoming album, MC4. French shared a short trailer for the song on his Instagram. The "No Shopping" cover art has also been unveiled, and it shows a receipt with different prices listed next to each of the track's collaborators. It is now known that "No Shopping" is produced by Murda Beatz, who has now worked on a total of three Drake collabs.
Watch French Montana Guest On Episode 1 Of Amber Rose's Talk Show
Amber Rose finally has her very own show on VH1, and it's off to a good start, with the self-proclaimed Muva putting her full unfiltered self out there to talk about sex, relationships, gossip, and a whole lot more. In the very first episode, Rose performed an opening monologue, took some audience questions, talked to people on the street, and even acted in a Baywatch-inspired skit.
Watch Every BET Awards 2016 Performance
Sunday night's BET Awards was one of the show's best iterations in years. Performers included Beyonce, Kendrick Lamar, Usher, Young Thug, Future, Bryson Tiller, Fat Joe, Remy Ma, French Montana, & Anderson. Paak -- and that doesn't even include any of the Prince tributes, which were bountiful and glorious. Sadly, the scheduled D'Angelo Prince tribute never came to pass. Otherwise, the show was nearly flawless.
French Montana Says He Won A $60,000 Bet With Drake Over The NBA Finals
LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers eliminated Drake's beloved Raptors from the playoffs earlier this year, and apparently, that was enough for the rapper to bet against James in the NBA Finals, something that may have cost him $60 grand, according to French Montana.
French Montana & Drake Shoot “No Shopping” Video In Dominican Republic
It looks like we now know the next single off French Montana’s long awaited Mac N Cheese 4 album. Earlier tonight, both French Montana & Drizzy Drake took their IG pages to tease the video shoot the two just partook in down in Dominican Republic on Thursday for their forthcoming single “No Shopping.”
French Montana Says He's Not In Contact With Chinx's Mother
We recently passed the one-year anniversary of Chinx's untimely death. Veronica Clinton, Chinx's mother, used the anniversary as an opportunity to speak out against those close to Chinx, whom she feels disrespected by-- calling out French Montana, Chinx's label head, in particular, as well as Diddy.
Summer Jam 2016 Recap
“SEVERE WEATHER ALERT: A storm is expected to hit between 6:00pm – 7:30pm. For your safety, please seek shelter in your vehicles.” Thus began Summer Jam 2016.
French Montana Reveals Album Cover & Release Date For "Mac N Cheese 4"
It’s been a long time coming, but French Montana’s Mac N Cheese 4 project is finally ready to see the light of day (kinda). On Friday, the Bad Boy rapper made the project available for pre-order on iTunes, ultimately revealing its artwork & release date in the process.
Top Tracks: May 23 - May 29
Happy Memorial Day. The past week has been a wild one, what with the chaos at T.I.’s NYC show, Gucci Mane’s release from prison, and a new Kevin Gates tape. Summer’s officially here, so expect things to keep picking up in the rap game— we’ve got a ScHoolboy Q album, SremmLife 2, and a bunch of other heat on the way. On the top tracks side of things, there was quite a bit of turnover in our list this week, with only the bottom and top tracks from the last edition making return appearances.
Chinx's Mother Says French Montana Needs To Give Her Answers About Son's Murder
This past Tuesday (May 17) marked the one-year anniversary of death of Lionel Pickens, better known as Queens rapper Chinx, who was signed to French Montana's Coke Boy Records. Many used the occasion to celebrate his legacy, but Chinx's mother, Veronica Clinton, is still demanding answers as to what happened to her son and why no one has been held accountable. She also feels "disrespected" by two of Chinx's most prominent associates in the hip-hop world, Diddy and French Montana.
Puff Daddy Announces "Bad Boy Family Reunion" Tour
Puff Daddy is hosting a two-day Bad Boy reunion show this upcoming weekend in Brooklyn in celebration of Notorious B.I.G.'s birthday. That's just the beginning; Puff has now announced a complete Bad Boy reunion tour, featuring Lil' Kim, Mase, Faith Evans, Mario Winans, 112, Total, Carl Thomas, the Lox, and French Montana
Joe Budden Responds To Drake's Alleged Diss On French Montana Collab
Earlier today, French Montana had a very special guest in the studio, and he had to share a couple of highlight moments via social media. For the first time since 2013's "Pop That," it seems that French and Drake are working on a collab. After sharing an Instagram video of Drake explaining his love for French's storied "Cocaine City" DVDs, French played a short snippet of his and Drake's new collab on Snapchat. After hearing the 10-second clip, some have taken a particular Drake line to be a sly shot at Joe Budden.
Drake & French Montana Were In The Studio Together Last Night
Although VIEWS is less than two weeks behind him, it seems like Drake is already back to work. Last night the Toronto representative was spotted in the studio with French Montana and a few friends, and even shared a story for French's 'Gram.
French Montana Gets Wasted & Throws EFFEN In The Trash (Again)
Last summer, Diddy and 50 Cent embarked on what became known as the "Vodka War," as each rapper (especially 50) sent shots at one another in an effort to prove the superiority of his respective brand of vodka.