The rapper discussed his latest endeavor during a recent appearance on Hotboxin’ with Mike Tyson. While he didn’t give details on when or where the film would be released, he did give Tyson and Angie Martinez a synopsis of the project.
“It’s called For Khadija, it’s for my mother,” explained rapper-born Karim Kharbouch. “You know she came out here and sacrificed for us. My dad was gone and she stayed and she helped me become who I became so I dedicated it to her. Drake is producing it.
French continued, “It’s a real immigrant story coming from Africa—I’m from Morocco—to the hip-hop culture in the Bronx and really just being in culture shock. I didn’t know English when I was 13 when I came. And just take it from there.”
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Born in Casablanca, the largest city in Morocco, French started his career making street DVDs of his work and released his first of many mixtapes ‘French Revolution Vol. 1’ in 2007.
After years of independent material, he signed a joint venture record deal with Puff Daddy’s Bad Boy Records and Rick Ross’ Maybach Music Group in 2012. His first studio album, Excuse my Frenchdebuted at number four on the US Billboard 200 in 2013.
The “classic version” as described in French Twittercomes with 20 tracks and functions Benny the Butcher, A$AP Rocky, Kodak black, EST HelloVory, Jeremiahthe late Chinx and more. Coke Boys 6: Money Heist Edition, meanwhile, features an additional nine bonus tracks from up-and-coming artists such as Kenzo B, Mr. Chicken, LGP QUA, YNP Maine, Bando Gz and more.
Coke Boys 6 is the latest entry in French Montana’s fan favorite Coke Boys mixtape series that began in 2010. The last Coke Boys the project was CB5 which fell in November 2020.
The “Unforgettable” rapper most recently showed his Moroccan pride in support of the country’s national soccer team, which made history on December 10, 2022 when they defeated Portugal and soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo to become the first African country and the first Arab country. -speaking country ever advances to the semi-finals at the World Cup.
After hosted an impromptu rally in Times Square to celebrate the team’s historic victoryFrench Montana commemorates Morocco’s World Cup performances on the pitch an anthem named after the country.
“Morocco” was accompanied by a music video featuring highlights from the team’s World Cup Cinderella story, which ended with a loss to France in a semi-final match on 14 December.