Moroccan-born mega sensation French Montana has just set a new record as the most streamed African star. Verified Media outlet AuxGod and popular blog site, the shade room carried the news over the weekend. The 38-year-old rapper has amassed more than 40 billion digital sales.
French Montana has officially become the most streamed African Born artist in History pic.twitter.com/Wu5XMJE7n0
— AuxGod (@AuxGod_) February 18, 2023
Without any doubt, the record holder born Karim Kharbouch, has several heavyweight records that have reached multi-platinum status, from “Unforgettable” featuring Swae Lee with over 1.5 Billion stream on YouTube alone, to “Pop That”, a hit collaboration with Rick Ross, Drake and Lil Wayne amongst others.
The Coke Boys Records founder was born in Morocco, where he also spent some of his early childhood years before his family’s move to the U.S. Montana started making music when he was just a teenager and released his first album in 2007 titled ” The French Connection.”
According to Billboard, to date, he has landed two songs in the top 10 of the Hot 100 chart, and between 17 tracks, he has spent 200 weeks on the chart since 2012.
Recall that earlier this year, the African-born superstar announced his upcoming documentary, which Canadian Diamond status Artist, Drake would be producing.