Future Performs ‘I Won’ and ‘Honest’ on ‘Arsenio’


Future got Honest with “Arsenio” on Monday. The Atlanta rapper performed a mash-up of “I Won” and the title track off his sophomore album, and sat down for his first late-night interview.

He spoke about being called the “voice of hip-hop today” by The New York Times (“That’s major”), his many nicknames, his relationship with the Dungeon Family, and his fiancé Ciara.

The couple has chosen a name for their son, but he didn’t reveal it. He did, however, reveal her cravings for cereal.

He also said that “Move That Dope” is his favorite song on Honest, which is expected to debut at No. 3, selling 45-50,000 copies in its first week.

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Future Talks Drake, Nicki Minaj, & André 3000 in CRWN Interview


With his album Honest in stores, Future sat down with Elliott Wilson in his hometown of Atlanta earlier this week for his CRWN interview series. The self-proclaimed “king of turn up” discussed everything from his relationship with fiancée Ciara to his many collaborators including Kanye West and Nicki Minaj, who he worked with on “Rockstar Life.”

While the record didn’t make his album because George Michael did not approve the sample, he still wants to release it in the future, possibly on the Freeband Gang compilation.

He also revealed how he inspired Drake’s “Started From the Bottom” and how they mended their issues to collaborate on “Never Satisfied.” “It’s bigger than that for me. It’s always been about the music,” said Future.

He once again addressed the confusion surrounding Beyoncé’s “Drunk in Love.” He was in the studio with Detail, who asked him to help out with the record, which inspired his Honest outtake “Good Morning.” He planned to put that on his album in November, but Beyoncé beat him to it and released her surprise album in December.

“It was already pre-wrote and I started doing the melodies,” said Future. “We did the record eight months before she put it out.”

Plus, he shed light on his “Benz Friendz (Watchutola)” collaboration with André 3000 and what it was like for him to share the stage with OutKast at Coachella. “Dancing around and just performing with my favorite group of all time, it was unreal,” said Future.

Watch the full 35-minute conversation below.

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Future and Pusha T Perform ‘Move That Dope’ on ‘Tonight Show’

Pusha T and Future

Ah, push it. With his sophomore album Honest in stores this week, Future paid a visit to “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” on Wednesday. The Freebandz rapper was joined by G.O.O.D. Music’s own Pusha T and The Roots for a performance of his Mike WiLL Made It-produced single “Move That Dope.”

Honest is expected to sell 45-50,000 copies in its first week, according to HITS Daily Double.

Watch them turn up on “The Tonight Show.”

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Video: Future f/ Kanye West – ‘I Won’

Future and Kanye West

Future and Kanye West toast to the trophy girls in the slick black-and-white video for “I Won.” The rappers team up and hit the beach with some bikini-clad babes in the Hype Williams-directed clip, which features plenty of eye candy.

“It’s incredible. We on the water, we on the beach, and it’s beautiful women,” Future told Angie Martinez.

Yeezy raps about his bride-to-be Kim Kardashian (“All your mama ever made was trophies”) while posted on the sandy shores, while Future sings the praises of his fiancée and mom-to-be Ciara.

The Metro Boomin-produced track appears on Future’s sophomore album Honest, which arrives Tuesday featuring Drake, André 3000, and Lil Wayne.

Head to the winners’ circle with Future and ‘Ye.

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New Music: Future f/ André 3000 – ‘Benz Friendz (Whatchutola)’

Future and André 3000

Fresh off the OutKast reunion, a solo André 3000 reconnects with his Dungeon Family partner Future on “Benz Friendz (Whatchutola),” a cut off the latter’s album Honest, due Tuesday. The Atlanta rappers go back and forth, venting about a girl who’s only interested in the materialistic things.

“I told that bitch I don’t give a fu*k about a Benz, bitch / And I don’t want no bitch who need to have that kind of friendship,” spits Three Stacks over the bouncy beat.

They performed the song for the first time during OutKast’s reunion at Coachella over the weekend.

Honest, which is now available to stream, also features collaborations with Kanye West, Drake, and Lil Wayne.

Take their funky collabo for a spin below.

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New Music: Future – ‘Honest’ [Album Stream]


After much anticipation, Future will drop his sophomore album Honest on April 22. A week before its release, the Atlanta rapper has made the album available to stream via MTV.

The follow-up to his 2012 debut Pluto includes production from Mike WiLL Made It, 808 Mafia, and Metro Boomin’, plus appearances from Drake, Kanye West, Wiz Khalifa, Pharrell, Pusha T, Lil Wayne, and André 3000 (his track is not available to stream).

“I just got in a great zone. I was able to capture the best moments,” Future told ELLE. “It helped me make a classic album. It’s just going to be very timeless.”

On May 23, he will kick off his 45-date tour in Milwaukee.

Stream Honest in its entirety below.

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New Music: Future f/ Drake – ‘Never Satisfied’ [Snippet]

Future and Drake

Enough is never enough. Following the Kanye West-assisted “I Won,” Future teams up with Drake on “Never Satisfied” off the Atlanta rapper’s upcoming album Honest.

On the Mike WiLL Made It-produced track, Drake complains about never having enough money, while Future laments about hard-to-please women.

“No matter what you do, it’s never enough / I don’t understand these bitches, Drizzy,” says Future.

Honest arrives April 22 featuring appearances from Pharrell, Wiz Khalifa, and André 3000.

Preview 30 seconds of their collaboration below.

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