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French Montana, “Bout Me” (Originally Published March/April 2013)

FRENCH MONTANA has been gearing up for the release of his debut album for more than a year. The time is finally here. WORDS Adam Fleischer IMAGES Clay Patrick McBride French sits at the controlboard in Studio C, one of three recording rooms at Daddy’s House—the studio owned by his label boss, P. Diddy. It’s a cool, mid-January evening in New York City, six months to the day after the initial scheduled release date for French Montana’s debut album, Excuse My French, and the Bad Boy Entertainment rapper is finally sequencing the project. Tonight, he is playing snippets of records from the LP ...

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