#FutureHive, this is for you.
After announcing the upcoming release of new album Dirty Sprite 2, Future blessed us with a new music video and Part 1 of his documentary. Basically, his latest work only solidifies his spot as one of hip-hop’s hottest, and he’s worthy of numerous praise hands.
Unlike many artists in his position, Future has remained mostly private throughout his rise to stardom. His work, such as the mixtape Holy Trinity that is 56 Nights, Monster, and Beast Mode, speaks for itself – and what a statement they all make.
As his fame continues to grow, it’s only natural to wonder more about the man behind our favorite bangers. Click through the gallery below for 20 interesting facts you might not have known about Future.
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19 Interesting Facts You Might Not Have Known About Future
1. His full government name is Nayvadius DeMun Wilburn.Source:Getty 1 of 8
2. Former fiancee Ciara has a tattoo of the letter "N" on her ring finger for Nayvadius.Source:Getty 2 of 8
3. His stage name was born when members of the hip-hop musical collective, The Dungeon Family, called him "The Future."Source:Getty 3 of 8
4. Before he was Future, he was known as Meathead of Da Connect.Source:Hennessy 4 of 8
5. He was shot in the right hand at the age of 14 or 15.Source:Getty 5 of 8
6. Future wrote the hook for Ludacris' "Blueberry Yum Yum."Source:Getty 6 of 8
7. Future is a fan of Shakespeare. He's said, ""When I went to school, I would read Shakespeare and just fell in love with how he mixed his words. I started playing around and writing poems, reading poems."Source:Getty 7 of 8
8. As a kid, he learned the lyrics to all of Too $hort's songs.Source:Getty 8 of 8
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