French Montana Becomes First African-Born Artist to Go Diamond with Hit Single ‘Unforgettable’
French Montana Becomes First African-Born Artist to Go Diamond with Hit Single ‘Unforgettable’: Moroccan-American hip-hop artist French Montana has entered rare territory as his single ‘Unforgettable’ featuring Swae Lee has been certified Diamond for moving 10 million copies.
The song has earned more than 3 billion streams worldwide, making it one of the biggest hits in recent times. French Montana held an intimate dinner and received a plaque presentation on Thursday night which was attended by leading executives, family, and friends, including Chair and CEO of Epic Records Sylvia Rhone, Co-founder, and CEO of XO Records Sal Slaiby, and SALXCO VP of A&R Rahsaan “Shake” Phelps.
The song was released in 2017 and has now shifted to more than 10 million copies in the U.S. alone. He’s become the first African-born artist to achieve this feat.
Congrats to Montana and the team!
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