French Montana has been an established Bad Boy artist for a few years now, but the Bronx rapper recently inked a new deal with Epic Records as a part of the partnership between the two labels.

Back in October, the partnership was announced, with Epic providing promotion, marketing, sales and distribution for Puff Daddy and his stable of artists. With French signed on as well, the union becomes all the more solidified.

“Anyone who has paid attention to the course of hip-hop over the past decade has found French Montana consistently at the eye of the storm,” Epic Chairman and CEO LA Reid said in a statement. “He has funneled his North African roots and Bronx upbringing into a unique presence on hundreds of tracks by artists across the musical spectrum. French has now become one of hip-hop’s core artists himself, and I'm happy to welcome him to the Epic family."

Diddy followed suit, calling French a proven hit maker and saying in his own statement, "Bad Boy is known for creating the biggest acts in hip-hop - and French is not only a part of our legacy but now also a part of our new chapter at Epic Records." French meanwhile called being able to sign to Epic a blessing and that Reid's respect and appreciation for music is a rare trait in the industry today.

To commemorate the signing, French has released the video for "Figure it Out" featuring Nas and Kanye West. The song is off French's Wave Gods mixtape and you can watch the visual below. Clap it up for French.

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