A Lie
by French Montana (featuring The Weeknd)

Album: Jungle Rules (2017)
Charted: 51 75

Songfacts®:

  • This song features Canadian singer-songwriter The Weeknd and Max B, who has been holed up in prison since 2009. The track is the second collaboration between French Montana and The Weeknd following 2013's "Gifted."
  • The song was co-produced by Masar and Harry Fraud. The latter also supplied the beat for the Pharrell Williams-assisted "Bring Dem Things."
  • In mid-2009, Max B was sentenced to 75 years in prison on conspiracy charges pertaining to armed robbery, kidnapping, aggravated assault and felony murder. Speaking in an interview with Power 106 in Los Angeles, French explained how he got a verse from the incarcerated rapper:

    "This record was my ace in the hole. Vocal and beat was already in. When you'll hear this record you're gonna be like Max B was in the studio with them, he had to be. That's like my dream record right there."
  • Co-directed by French Montana himself, the video features the Moroccan-American rapper and The Weeknd cruising around the streets of New York and partying before ending up on a yacht. Naturally, there are plenty of stunning women involved too. Max B makes a brief appearance at the party via projection screen and fellow rappers A$AP Rocky, Juelz Santana, Belly and NAV also have cameo roles.

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