MOROCCAN BECOMES MOST STREAMED AFRICAN-BORN ARTIST IN HISTORY

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  • French Montana becomes the most streamed artist in history.

  • His reaction to the feat on Instagram.

  • Diamond certification from RIAA.

  • Montana and his humanitarian effort.

Moroccan-born American rapper, French Montana is in a celebratory mood after he achieved a new milestone in his music career of becoming the most streamed African-born artist in history.

 

The music star reacted to his new feat on Monday 20th February on Instagram. In his post, Montana shared several pictures including the list of songs certified gold or multi-platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).

 

He captioned the post, “That little immigrant boy had faith. Thank you to all my fans love you all (documentary coming soon). Let’s make more history, a GOAL without a plan is a wish”.

 

According to HipHopDX, French Montana became the most streamed African-born artist over the weekend, spearheaded by his hit single “Unforgettable” Ft Swae Lee, with over three billion global streams getting globally a diamond certification.

 

Montana has also become the first African-born artist to receive such high musical accolades from RIAA.

 

Also as a philanthropist, the 38-year-old has been representing his African heritage. He was recently awarded for his humanitarian efforts in Uganda at the annual Pencils of Promise Gala in New York last October.

 

French Montana, whose birth name is Karim Kharbouch was born in November 1984. He was born and bred in Morocco before he emigrated to the US with his family at the age of 13. He has a record label, Coke Boys Records, and the one before Cocaine City Records.

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