French Montana is a Moroccan rapper who immigrated when he was 13-years-old. He is a NYC-based rapper and the founder of his own record label, Coke Boys Records. No Stylist, Famous, No Shopping, and Ain’t Worried About Nothin are among French’s most popular songs. However, there’s a sleazy side of hip-hop record labels that French made people aware of.
French spoke with DJ Akademiks and accused record labels of encouraging street violence. French also claims that many labels profit from the death of their rappers by purchasing life insurance on them. A move made in optimism of the artist’s murder.
In the late 2000s when Montana began making waves in NYC, labels and artists alienated themselves from street violence. Nowadays, Montana says they’ve learned how to “monetize the murders.” subsequently, unveiling a change in direction for many labels in the United States. He blames social media for inciting violence so nonchalantly.
Fellow rappers Nas and Jim Jones both cosign with the 37-year-old’s remarks about the subject. They agree when French views Hip-Hop as “the most dangerous job”
French Montana comments unveils one of the most sleaziest aspects of hip-hop & rap. Doing so takes immense courage and bravery as many are afraid of backlash or getting fired from labels.
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