The Moroccan-born New Yorker’s long-delayed debut finally arrives, and much of it lands with blunt force without quite demonstrating a fully-formed vision. Montana borrows from various sources for his tales of hedonism and nihilistic street posturing. His verses and music are informed by both East Coast brusqueness and Southern trap music. The strength of the better songs, such as “When I Want” or “[Expletive] What Happens Tonight,” comes from the confrontational rhymes, which have a coked-out aggression Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.
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