Future (rapper)

Future (rapper)

About Future (rapper)

Nayvadius Cash(born Nayvadius D. Wilburn; November 20, 1983), better known by his stage name Future, is an American rapper and singer from the Kirkwood neighborhood of Atlanta, Georgia, who is signed to Epic Records, A1 Recordings and his own label Freebandz. After releasing a series of successful mix tapes between 2010 and 2011, Future signed a major label deal and in April 2012 released his debut album Pluto to positive reviews. The album spawned 5 singles, which charted on the Billboard Hot 100, and was later re-released in November as Pluto 3D. Future is currently working on his sophomore album Honest, which will be released on November 26, 2013, and also performing with his group Freeband Gang, with whom he released 2 mix tapes since the beginning of the year. Future moved to Atlanta, Georgia at the age of seven. His name came about after members of the musical collective The Dungeon Family called him "The Future". His cousin, producer Rico Wade of the Dungeon Family, encouraged him to sharpen his writing skills and pursue a career as a rapper.