The rapper was sworn in at a ceremony in New Jersey on Wednesday morning (June 13). As part of his citizenship, he can now vote in the 2020 election and get a U.S. passport.
According to TMZ, his citizenship was a lengthy process. He reportedly applied in February 2017 and had to take the Naturalization Oath of Allegiance.
AMERICAN DREAM!! The land where dreams come true !! Came from North Africa Morocco when I was 13 didn’t even know English all We had was hope faith and a rich heart took me 20 years to make this day happen hustled on the edge sacrifices and risked gettin deported at any giving time BUT GOD had a bigger plan From now on call me AMERICAN MONTANA 😝🙏
“Officially a citizen today thank u allah,” said French, who sang his own version of the national anthem in a video.
Montana, who just collaborated with Remy Ma on “New Thang,” was born and raised in Morocco, but immigrated to the U.S. when he was 13.