French Montana held a listening event for his upcoming 'Montega' album in New York City on June 19 that was attended by Mayor Eric Adams.
Noam Galai/Getty Images for Netflix French Montana Gets NYC Mayor Eric Adams' 'Montega' Co-Sign At Album Listening Event Published on:Jun 21, 2022, 9:10 AM by 1 New York, NY French Montanasupcoming Montega album with longtime collaborator Harry Fraudis right around the corner, and the New York rapper had a special listening party right in the heart of his hometown on Sunday (June 19). The event took place at Sei Less restaurant in Midtown Manhattan and was attended by several guests, but there was one guest in particular who turned heads. In the middle of playing the album for his friends and fans, French Montana was surprised by New York City Mayor Eric Adams Clips from the party show French and Mayor Adams embracing each another and having dinner together while fans gawked at the mayor actually showing up to a Hip Hop event. It aint an album release party until the mayor gets here, the Bronx native joked before Mayor Adams co-signed his forthcoming Montega LP, saying, And you know this is going to be a hot album because French knows how to do it. A post shared by French Montana (@frenchmontana) In February, Mayor Adams was criticized for blaming New York drill for the surge in gun violenceamongst the youth in the Big Apple and called for a ban on the popular genre. Fivio Foreign and several NYC rappers met with Mayor Adamsfollowing his comments and vowed to stop the violence while uplifting the culture.