French Montana has hit another bump on the road to releasing his debut. In a recent interview with Rap-Up TV, the South Bronx rapper announced that his Bad Boy debut Excuse My French will now be released on April 16th.

While another delay must be disappointing, the Bad Boy rapper seemed sure that his latest single, a remake of the classic Lil Vicious and Doug E. Fresh song “Freaks” featuring Nicki Minaj, would give fans something to be excited about. 

“It will be top 40, No. 1,” he said confidently when referring to the remake. Montana also had nothing but praise for his fellow New Yorker. “She’s the hottest chick to come out, I’m the hottest dude to come out of my city in a long time so I’m proud of everything she’s doing. She is one of the best to do it as a female artist, nothing but respect for her.“

This is the third release date given for the album, which was originally slated to drop July 17th last year before being pushed back to the fall. Montana instead released Mac & Cheese 3 in November, admitting that he didn’t want to rush his project.

Minaj isn’t the only heavy hitter slated to appear on the album, as Montana has worked with The Weeknd, Kanye West, Rick Ross and Bad Boy label head Diddy, among others.

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