Future: Bio, Life, Career, Awards, Facts, Trivia, Favorites

Future: A Quick-Read Bio Revealed

Here’s the bio, life, career, awards, facts, trivia, and favorites of Future. We would like to take you through the chapters in the life and career of one of the world’s talented musicians. This is Australian Unwrapped’s compilation of research about Future. Enjoy the journey!

Full Name: Nayvadius DeMun Wilburn

Born: November 20, 1983

Origin: Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.

Other names: Meathead – Future Hendrix – Pluto – Nayvadius Cash

Genres: Hip hop – Trap – Mumble rap

Zodiac: Scorpio

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Early Start

  • Nayvadius DeMun Wilburn was born in Atlanta, Georgia where attended Columbia High School.
  • “The Future” was Future’s stage name while he was a member of the musical collective The Dungeon Family.
  • Mixtapes such as 1000, Dirty Sprite, and True Story were released by Future between 2010 and 2011.



Career Journey

  • 2011: Future inked a recoding label recording contract with Epic Records in September
  • 2011: Streetz Calling was the title of his mixtape.
  • 2012: The release of his debut studio album, Astronaut Status came out. Pusha T released “Pain” with Future, the first single off My Name Is My Name
  • 2013, Future released the certified platinum compilation mixtape F.B.G., which featured the artists who signed to his Freebandz label: Young Scooter, Slice9, Casino, Mexico Rann and Maceo.
  • 2015: He collaborated with Canadian rapper Drake on What a Time to Be Alive where it topped the Billboard 200, Billboard R&B Charts, and Billboard Hot Rap Songs, marking his first time to score two number one albums in a year, in 11 years, since Jay Z back in 2004.
  • 2017: His self-titled fifth studio album was released in February.
  • 2018: Wrld On Drugs, a collaborative mixtape with fellow American rapper Juice Wrld came out to the public.
  • 2019: Future released his seventh studio album, Future Hndrxx Presents: The Wizrd. where it was comprised of 20 songs and a film titled The Wizrd promoted it.
  • 2020: The songs “Life Is Good” and “Desires”, which were both in collaborations with Drake was launched. His eighth studio album, Life Is Good was released in April of this year. A collaborative studio album with Lil Uzi Vert entitled Pluto x Baby Pluto, was his second project of that year where it ranked number two on the US Billboard 200.



Awards & Recognition

  • American Music Awards (3 nominations)
  • BET Awards (1 award out of 11 nominations)
  • BET Hip Hop Awards (3 award of 38 nominations)
  • Billboard Music Award (7 nominations)
  • won Brit Awards
  • Grammy Awards (1 award out of 4 nominations)
  • iHeartRadio Music Awards (7 nominations)
  • Much Music Video Awards (1 award and 1 nomination)
  • MTV Video Music Awards (4 nominations)
  • MTV Europe Music Awards (2 nominations)
  • NAACP Image Awards nomination
  • People’s Choice Awards (2 nominations)
  • Teen Choice Awards nomination



Fun Facts & Trivia

  • Future has six children with six different mothers.
  • Jimmy Hendrix and Dungeon Family had big influences on Future’s music career.
  • ‘Meathead The Phuture’ was his original rap name but later on he dropped the first name get on with the edited last part to Future.




Artist’s Favorites

Rapper:  Tupac
Artist:  Bob Marley
Singer:  Lady Gaga
Food:  Chicken Fingers, Cheddar Popcorn
Dessert:  Doughnut
Sports:  Basketball, Football



Australian Unwrapped’s Chosen Song from Future:

Mask Off

Length: 3:24

Release: 2017

Opening Lyrics:

Call it how it is
I promise, I swear, I swear
If Young Metro don’t trust you, I’m gon’ shoot you
You heard, spit it, yo
Percocets, molly, Percocets
Percocets, molly, Percocets
Rep the set, gotta rep the set
Chase a check, never chase a bitch
Mask on, fuck it, mask off
Mask on, fuck it, mask off
Percocets, molly, Percocets
Chase a check, never chase a bitch (Don’t chase no bitches)

More Songs to Listen to:

Future: Top 5 Songs



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