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.
Nas' Film "The Land" Will Feature New Music From Kanye West, Pusha T & More
Nas has been expanding his creative efforts recently, although he still makes time for the occasional guest verse. Next on his ever expanding list of creative accomplishments is executive producing a full-length movie, titled “The Land.”
French Montana Makes The Move To Epic Records
French Montana debuted some crispy new visuals for "Figure It Out" with Kanye West and Nas this morning, and along with a new video directed by Eif Rivera, he's got an announcement.
French Montana Buys Selena Gomez' Mansion For 3.3 Million
French Montana just handed over a cool $3.3 million to Selena Gomez for her Mediterranean-style mansion in Calabasas, which has been on the market since November. French was able to strike something of a bargain with the 23-year-old singer, as he reportedly paid $150,000 less than the original asking price. According to TMZ, Gomez decided to put the house on the market a year and a half after moving in due to a stalker repeatedly showing up on the property.
French Montana & Kanye West Releasing "Something Special" In Two Weeks
In a new interview with People.com, French Montana revealed that he is working on "something special" with Kanye West. Although he mentioned that this "something special" will be out in two weeks, French declined to go into detail about the nature of the collaboration. "I want it to be a surprise," he said. "I love working with him, he's an icon."
10 Photos Of Rappers With Their Pets
Fame and exotic pets go hand-in-hand. Just ask King George I, who ruled England in the early 18th century, who kept a pet human. Rappers are no different. While many rappers like to keep it down-to-earth w dogs, some prefer to ball out and domesticate animals you've never even heard of like endangered saber-toothed manta rays.
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.