During the now infamous lead-up to the release of Kanye West's The Life of Pablo, the much anticipated album was briefly titled Waves. This was meant to be an homage to incarcerated rapper Max B, but it was not well received by everybody. Wiz Khalifa, in particular, took issue with what he felt was coopting Max B's movement.

That concern might have gained some new credence as French Montana has revealed that Kanye West didn't really know who Max B was until recently. Montana called into Hot 97's Ebro in the Morning and discussed Max's reaction to Kanye's use of waves.

"With Max, where he at in life in general, I feel like he appreciates everything," Montana said. "He takes it as a form of flattery when things like that happen. He was just happy. He was excited to see somebody like Kanye... Cause actually, Kanye didn't really know who Max B is, which was kind of strange to me when me and him was talking. But once I gave him the homework behind everything, we got it together."

French Montana also expressed his admiration for Kanye, however. The Bad Boy rapper said the G.O.O.D. Music boss wanted to do whatever is possible to get Max B out of jail.

"[Kanye's] probably the first one to call me out of nowhere when his album just dropped, like an hour after his album just dropped, and just asked me, 'What can we do to get Max B out?" Montana said. "Let me use my power to get him out. That never happened before from nobody. So, I got a lot of respect for him for that. Because you know how much Max B mean to me and mean to the culture of hip-hop."

French Montana also talked about his new Wave Gods mixtape and spilled the news about a Nas movie that's in the works. Hear the interview above.

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