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French Montana        

Rapper; Known for "Ain't Worried About Nothin"

Karim Kharbouch, known by his stage name French Montana, is an American rapper born in Morocco. He is the founder and CEO of Cocaine City Records. In 2012, he signed a joint venture recording deal with Maybach Music Group and Bad Boy Records. Montana is known for his frequent collaborations with Max B and more recently with Rick Ross along with his group Coke Boys which includes rappers Chinx Drugz, Cheeze and Flip. His debut album Excuse My French was released in 2013.

In 2002, along with his friend, Cokeboy Los, French created a series of street-flavored mix tapes called Cocaine City after drawing inspiration from the Smack DVD series. Under the name Young French he used the DVDs as a means of showcasing his talent as an underground artist. To gain a broader fan base, French incorporated interviews with major artists, as well as some up and comers. The series ran for 8 years between 2002 and 2010, with a total of 14 editions being released.

French was featured on XXL's Freshman Class of 2012 alongside Future, Kid Ink, Danny Brown, Macklemore, Don Trip, Hopsin, Iggy Azalea, Roscoe Dash and Bad Boy label mate MGK.

Montana speaks several languages including English, Arabic and French.

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