Pop That – RIAA Platinum Record Certification
French Montana certified Platinum sales through the RIAA on July 15 2014, selling over 1,000,000 copies on the track ‘Pop That‘ feat. Rick Rock, Lil Wayne, and Drake. Released on BAY BOY music label. With over 50+ MILLION YouTube views, Pop That has been featured in both Pitchfork, and Spin magazine.
Tim Boyce was awarded a Platinum Record Award as Assistant Mastering Engineer on this single with Tony Dawsey.
French Montana’s Excuse My French is a major-label rap product, meaning the star attraction is forced to share the spotlight on his own songs, often with multiple guests — Ross, Nicki Minaj, Drake, Snoop Dogg, Lil Wayne, 17 in all (23 on the deluxe edition). R&B hooks from the Weeknd, Jeremih, and Ne-Yo do complement the album’s overall dour mood, but they’re too professional-sounding compared to French’s own appealingly sloppy, off-kilter hooks. With the exception of singles that reference Miami bass (“Pop That”) and dancehall (“Freaks”)” — Spin magazine