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French Montana Got Cultural For The Met Gala To Mark The First Day Of Ramadan

"When you’ve got Met Gala at 7pm but Taraweeh at 9pm."

The theme at Monday's Met Gala was ~camp~, and people came dressed in some incredible looks.

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French Montana came dressed in traditional Arabic clothing.

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The rapper, who was born Karim Kharbouch in Morocco, wore a thobe (Arabic menswear) from Dapper Dan's Gucci collection.

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And as the event happened to land on the first day of Ramadan, Muslims on Twitter noticed instantly why he may have selected this particular outfit.


French Montana doing it for the Muslim folks on the first day of Ramadan. Mashallah brother #MetGala

There were a lot of jokes about him dressing for both the Met Gala and Tarawih, an extra set of evening prayers during Ramadan.

When you’ve got Met Gala at 7pm but taraweeh at 9pm #MetGala

When you've got Taraweeh at 10 and #MetGala at 11

He later posted to Instagram and wrote, "CHEIK MONTANA 🙏 RAMADAN MUBARAK," so it looks like the outfit was indeed for Ramadan.

Ramadan Mubarak!

French montana said its sheikh montana tonight #MetGala

Ikran is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

Contact Ikran Dahir at ikran.dahir@buzzfeed.com.

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