Future News

Future, Wiz Khalifa & Young Thug's First Week Sales Projections Are In
Future, Wiz Khalifa & Young Thug's First Week Sales Projections Are In Feb 8, 2016 at 04:38pm
Future proved that he could drop an album like a mixtape and still sell upwards of 100,000 copies first week with DS2, and he's now continued that trend with EVOL. The rapper's latest project, released shortly after his free Purple Reign mixtape is projected to sell 110-115,00 copies, (145-150k with streams). It will definitely put him in the running for the #1 spot next week.
Top Tracks: February 1 - February 7
Top Tracks: February 1 - February 7 Feb 8, 2016 at 02:57pm
Constant new music from the game's biggest stars has become the norm. And while it's almost too much to digest, we're not complaining. This week's Top Tracks is dominated by Future, Drake, and Rihanna, and it's likely those names aren't going anywhere -- Future, especially, who's already dropped two projects this year, adding to the four he put out in 2015. And don't let me forget about Meek. Drizzy stans aren't gonna let him live any time soon, though most everything he's dropped this year has cracked the Top 10. He's finally using all the controversy to his advantage. 
Future's New Album "EVOL" Has Arrived
Future's New Album "EVOL" Has Arrived Feb 5, 2016 at 08:56pm
The man just doesn't stop working. Fresh off the release of his Purple Reign project, Future continues his rap dominance by sharing yet another new album for us tonight called EVOL.
Tracklist Revealed For Future's "EVOL" Album
Tracklist Revealed For Future's "EVOL" Album Feb 3, 2016 at 11:49pm
Staying true to his word, Future’s newly-announced album, EVOL, was just made available for pre-order on iTunes tonight, ultimately revealing the tracklist and features in the process.
Future Announces Album Title, New Deal With Apple
Future Announces Album Title, New Deal With Apple Feb 3, 2016 at 07:25pm
Future promised he had something big for us at midnight, and he wasn't lying. The rapper shared the artwork for his new album, EVOL on Twitter, revealing that the pre-order would be going up when the clock strikes 12.Along with the dark, floral imagery, Fewtch also shared that he has a new "deal" with Apple. As far as what that means, we can't be entirely sure, but we're guessing it'll be something like what Drake has. Future's debut of the project on DJ Khaled's new Beats Radio 1 show will be a perfect way to celebrate the news.
Young Thug Appears To Be Sub-Tweeting Future
Young Thug Appears To Be Sub-Tweeting Future Feb 3, 2016 at 06:10pm
Young Thug and Future are both putting out projects this Friday, and it seems like the spirit of competition has reared its head today. Shortly after Future shared news that he'd be dropping new music tonight, Young Thug tweeted a comment that seemed to be a response to Future's output. Boy slow down dropping all that BS music...😭😂✌🏾️
Is Future About To Lace Us With Even More New Music Tonight?
Is Future About To Lace Us With Even More New Music Tonight? Feb 3, 2016 at 05:11pm
After circumstantial evidence all but guaranteed he would be premiering and/or releasing new music during DJ Khaled’s new Beats 1 Radio show, it appears Future Hendrix couldn’t wait for the radio show. Either that, or he just has so much music he doesn’t know what to do with it.
Charts Don't Lie: February 3
Charts Don't Lie: February 3 Feb 3, 2016 at 10:14am
In case you missed it, the RIAA updated their formula for calculating Gold and Platinum Album certifications yesterday. While it helped a few artist reach Platinum, today we see if it has shaken up the charts in any significant way. We’re now counting the total combined streams, single and album sales as “total album equivalent units” (TAEU, for short), as driven by changes to Billboard’s new rating system.
Usher & Future To Headline Annual Roots Picnic 2016
Usher & Future To Headline Annual Roots Picnic 2016 Feb 2, 2016 at 12:11pm
The Roots Picnic happens every June, and has continued to grow in profile and popularity each year. This year is no different, as we’ve got some truly impressive artists playing the 2016 iteration.
The Definitive Song On Each Future Mixtape
The Definitive Song On Each Future Mixtape Jan 26, 2016 at 12:27pm
For a rapper who deals almost exclusively with standard trap topics-- drugs, violence, brotherhood, and sex-- Future's in his feelings a considerable amount of the time. His caterwauling, damaged voice has become one of the most emotive instruments in music today, saturating every bar with his current state of mind and often making his mixtapes feel like extended mood pieces. Triumph, struggle, regret, love... they all have their place on at least one of Future's nine solo tapes. 
One Of Future’s Bodyguards Reportedly Shot & Killed In Georgia
One Of Future’s Bodyguards Reportedly Shot & Killed In Georgia Jan 25, 2016 at 10:11pm
Sadly, one of Future’s bodyguards, Michael Tanner Phillips, was shot & killed today in his own home in Jonesboro, Goergia around 1:30 p.m Fox 5 Atlanta reports. The gunman fled the scene in a vehicle, but details on who that might be or what the car looked like is unknown at the time. Lieutenant Frank Thomas of the Clayton County Police Department made the following statement, "Some of the neighbors heard some arguing and some gunshots. We're still interviewing some of them to try and piece together everything at this time."
Top Tracks: January 18 - January 24
Top Tracks: January 18 - January 24 Jan 25, 2016 at 05:57pm
With new projects from Future and Meek Mill -- and upcoming ones from Wiz Khalifa, Young Thug, and last but not least, Kanye West, the energy coming from the hip-hop world is out of control right now. New tracks off both 4/4 and Purple Reign crashed this week's Top 10, along with predictably dominating performances from both of Kanye's SWISH singles.
J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League Release Stacked Album Featuring Drake, Future, & More
J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League Release Stacked Album Featuring Drake, Future, & More Jan 25, 2016 at 12:16pm
One of the respected names in the beat game, production trio J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League surprised fans this morning by releasing a new album called J.U.S.T.I.C.E. For All containing 13 never-before-heard songs. The project is absolutely stacked with features; artists appearing on the album include Drake, Rick Ross, Lupe Fiasco, Future, Chris Brown, T.I., Wale, R. Kelly, Jeremih, & Jeezy. Gotdamn.
Future & Jeezy Joined Cam Newton On Field Before Today's Game
Future & Jeezy Joined Cam Newton On Field Before Today's Game Jan 24, 2016 at 11:46pm
Is it really any wonder Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton has led his team to Super Bowl 50? He's got the best dab outside of the Migos camp, and he's earned the support of two of Atlanta's most important rappers, Jeezy and Future Hendrix, both whom joined Cam on the field before today's NFC Championship Game vs. the Arizona Cardinals. 
Mike Will Made-It Shares "Ransom 2" Release Date
Mike Will Made-It Shares "Ransom 2" Release Date Jan 23, 2016 at 10:48pm
It looks like Mike Will Made-It will make good on his promise to drop his Ransom 2 mixtape in January, as he's just revealed he plans to release the project this upcoming Friday, January 29. Friday. #RANSOM2 pic.twitter.com/K7HEtd7j1U
Staff Picks Playlist (January 22)
Staff Picks Playlist (January 22) Jan 22, 2016 at 03:55pm
Some cool shit happened this past week. That Kanye West "Black Skinhead" remix with Miley Cyrus and Travis Scott finally surfaced. Meek Mill and 50 Cent got deep into it, so deep, that Meek accepted defeat at Fif's continuous-meme-creating-hands. There was yet another new mixtape from rap MVP Future.