What a time to release a new mixtape.
Last year, Future dropped his Monster mixtape, which kicked off the incredible run he’s had musically this year. The tape featured his breakout hits “F*ck Up Some Commas,” “Codeine Crazy,” and “Radical.”
The Atlanta native is now planning on bringing his year of greatness full circle with the follow-up tape, Monster 2. The What A Time To Be Alive rapper announced the arrival of his Halloween-inspired sequel on Instagram early this morning.
There’s no word on when Monster 2 will drop, but with Halloween on Saturday, we’re sure Future will release the mixtape on Friday. Future’s also working on a sequel to Beast Mode and he’s teaming up with Mike WiLL Made-It for their collaborative Ape Sh*t mixtape.
PHOTO CREDIT: Instagram
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1. His full government name is Nayvadius DeMun Wilburn.
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2. He legally changed his last name to Cash.
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3. Former fiancee Ciara has a tattoo of the letter "N" on her ring finger for Nayvadius.
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4. His stage name was born when members of the hip-hop musical collective, The Dungeon Family, called him "The Future."
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5. Before he was Future, he was known as Meathead of Da Connect.
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6. Meathead was a battle rapper.
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7. He was shot in the right hand at the age of 14 or 15.
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8. Future wrote the hook for Ludacris' "Blueberry Yum Yum."
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9. 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."
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10. From the ages of 17-24, Future had no relationship with his mother.
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11. Their relationship didn't improve until he stopped hustling in the streets to focus on music.
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12. Outkast producer Rico Wade is Future's first cousin.
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13. Future had a front row seat to Outkast's rise to stardom, thanks to Rico. He's said, "I got to see Big Boi walk into the studio," he recalled. "Just always looking for a new Outkast album, being a fan and always being behind the scenes and seeing what it took and seeing the process of making records, and it was all just fascinating to me."
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14. Future also credits Rico for teaching him everything he knows about the music business.
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15. His favorite cartoon character is Popeye.
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16. And his favorite cereal is Cap' n Crunch.
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17. His first record deal was with Rocko's A-1 Recordings.
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18. As a kid, he learned the lyrics to all of Too $hort's songs.
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19. Initially, Future's hit song with Rihanna was titled "Love & Affection." Jay Z decided to change the name to "Loveeeeeee Song."