Bad Boy’s French Montana is flexing his Hollywood status. The New York native has boasted about making a big cameo on Fox’s hit “Empire” series this week.

Montana jumped on Instagram Wednesday (September 21) shortly after the long-awaited show’s season three premiere.

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Buzz developed earlier this month about hitmaker Timbaland leaving the must-watch show.

blockquote>Timbaland, who helmed the songwriting team for Empire since its inception, has exited. Joining Fox’s hit television series for its third season (Sept. 21, 9 p.m. ET) are four-time Grammy Award-winning songwriter/producer Rodney Jerkins as supervising music producer and chart-topping songwriter Ester Dean. (Billboard)

Earlier this month, Montana promoted his “Empire” cameo on social media.

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Recent reports revealed rapper Romeo Miller would replace fellow hip-hop artist Kid Cudi on this season’s “Empire.”

It doesn’t premiere for another few weeks but there have already been some changes to the third season of Empire. EW has learned that actor/rapper Scott “Kid Cudi” Mescudi has been replaced by rapper/actor Romeo Miller in the role of Gram, a rival to Hakeem (Bryshere Gray) and the new love interest for Tiana (Serayah). (Entertainment Weekly)