Nayvadius Cash, better known by his stage name Future, has gradually risen in the world of rap. As the talented artist continues to climb to the top, here are some things you may not know about the Atlanta-born performer.
1. He has 4 children.
2. He and Ciara are an item.
After much spectacle and debate, Future finally admitted that he and singer, Ciara, were a couple. In an interview, Future said “She’s amazing, incredible, everything that comes along with those words.”
3. His stage name is courtesy of the Dungeon Family.
4. He admits to finding inspiration in pop music.
5. He was raised in the infamous “Zone 6″ of Atlanta.
Zone 6 was represented most recently by Gucci Mane’s mixtape The Return of Mr. Zone 6.
6. He began as a battle rapper.
7. He’s written lyrics and hooks for many Award winning artists.
For example, he’s responsible for one of the prominent hooks in Ludacris’ “Blueberry Yum Yum“.
8. He broke into mainstream fame with the song “Racks featuring Future”.
Penned for YC Braggadocios, the song eventually went on be a BET Hip-hop award nominated hit.
9. As a child, Future was shot.
10. He’s a fan of Shakespeare.
Though he often plays dumb, Future once said in an interview, “Words always intrigued me. 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”Google+