Future capped off the 2010s by adding to his Top 20 tally with the Grammy-winning "King's Dead," co-producing a remake of Super Fly, and hitting the top of the Billboard 200 again with The Wizrd (2019). He has since returned to the throne with High Off Life (2020), his eighth proper album. Nayvadius DeMun Wilburn (born November 20, 1983), better known by his stage name Future, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer.Born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, he first became involved in music as part of the Dungeon Family collective, where he was nicknamed "the Future". After amassing a series of mixtapes between 2010 and 2011, Future signed a major record label Future won the ‘Best Club Banger’ award with Pharrell, Pusha T, and Casino, in 2014. In 2015, he won the ‘ Best Mixtape ’ Award due to his work in 56 Nights. In the years 2016 and 2017, BillBoard Music Awards Association nominated him for five awards as Top Rap Artist, Top Male Artist, Top Rap Tour, and his album, What a Time to Be Alive (with Drake) as a Top Rap Album. Future signed a major label recording contract with Epic Records fellow American rapper Rocko's A1 Recordings, in September 2011, days before the release of his next mixtape, Streetz Calling. The mixtape was described by XXL magazine as ranging from "simple and soundly executed boasts" to "futuristic drinking and drugging jams" to "tales of the grind". Future followed with a pair of soundtrack contributions in 2018. First, he joined Jay Rock, Kendrick Lamar, and James Blake for a hit single from the Black Panther soundtrack, "King's Dead," and a few months later released "No Shame" from Superfly.He not only contributed to the soundtrack but presented it as well, and was among the film's co-producers Future. Known for a uniquely fluid and melodic yet mumbling vocal style, rapper Future busted out of the South at the dawn of the 2010s with a flurry of mixtapes, high-charting albums, certified platinum singles, and contributions to several other hits as a featured artist. After he scored his first commercial hit via a guest spot on YC's "Racks" (2011), Future quickly became a key factor in The blurry clip claimed to show the rapper "diving into a crowd" at the casino in an apparent attempt to disappear for ever. It was the same night Tupac and his entourage became embroiled in the Though Future’s career started way back in 2010, his first major breakthrough came in, in 2015 when he came up with his album ‘DS2’ and a collaborative mixtape with Canadian rapper Drake titled ‘What a Time to Be Alive’. Both the albums were major hits and performed exceptionally well. The albums debuted at number one on the Billboard 200, Billboard R&B Charts and Billboard Hot Rap Future broke onto the music scene more than 10 years ago. He kicked off his professional music career with the Dungeon Family, where he was given the nickname, the Future. The rapper released a series of mixtapes between 2010 and 2011, after which he signed a major record label contract with A1 Recordings. Late rapper Nipsey Hussle, who was murdered March 31 in Los Angeles, is said to be an investor in Richard Branson's Virgin Hotels Las Vegas casino resort.
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