French Montana may now call Bad Boy home, but he almost ended up on another famous hip-hop label. The New York rapper explains why his deal with Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. Music didn’t work out.
During his visit to Angie Martinez’s Hot 97 radio show, the much-buzzed-about MC shared his meeting with Kanye. “I met up with him one time and then I met up with him again,” he said. “There were things that I was used to ’cause I was already moving. I’m like a money train.”
His inability to get in direct contact with the G.O.O.D. Music CEO raised a red flag. “Kanye doesn’t have a phone. If you need to get in contact with Kanye, you have to email him,” said the 27-year-old. “You can’t tell me how to do that. I don’t know how to use an email, so I guess me and you is never gonna talk, and I’ma put my career in your hands?”
But he doesn’t hold any hard feelings towards Yeezy. “He’s definitely talented and I felt like if I went there, we would have definitely made history.”
However, he’s happy with his decision to join Diddy at Bad Boy. “When I met up with Puff, everything he promised me came through. And Rozay was definitely there for me too.”
French Montana is prepping his Bad Boy debut, which will be co-executive produced by Diddy and Rick Ross. In addition to his single “Shot Caller,” he can be heard on Rick Ross’ Rich Forever mixtape cut “Stay Schemin'” featuring Drake.