Hip-Hop artiste French Montana joins cast of Machel Monday

Moroccan-born hip-hop artiste French Montana is the first major international act announced to perform at next week's Machel Monday concert.

The announcement was made via Montano's Instagram page.

Born in Morocco, Montana, who immigrated to the United States with his family when he was 13 years old, is the founder of Coke Boys Records.

In 2012, he signed a joint-venture recording deal with Bad Boy Records and Maybach Music Group.

In 2010, he had his breakthrough with "Choppa Choppa Down". He released his debut studio album Excuse My French on May 21, 2013.