1. Future to Perform at 2016 MTV Video Music Awards

    August 22, 2016 3:38 PM EDT Expect a chance of  purple reign  at this year's 2016 MTV Video Music Awards: Future has just been added to the the performance lineup. Britney Spears to Perform at 2016 MTV Video Music Awards "My creativity comes from me being in the studio and my past situations," Future can…

  2. Future Gets Candid about Fatherhood, Family & His Relentless Work Ethic in MTV Documentary: 'Future's Reign'

    August 10, 2016 12:22 PM EDT "I've been going to the studio every day for five years," says Future in the new MTV documentary  Future's Reign, which will air on MTV at 7:50 a.m. ET on Friday. And one swift look at his chart history supports that claim. After scoring three No. 1 albums on the Billboard…

  3. The Galaxy of Gucci Mane: The Trap King Is at the Center of Atlanta's Rap Universe

    July 22, 2016 1:13 PM EDT Now out of prison (three years on a weapons charge), the rapper is back at the center of Atlanta's rap universe. With his album Everybody Looking due July 22, Billboard explores his orbits of influence.  Young Scooter Scooter -- a childhood friend of Future's -- spent time on Mane&…

  4. Future to Ciara: 'If You're Happy, I'm Happy'

    June 29, 2016 2:11 PM EDT If you had asked  Future mid-2014 about his breakup with former fiancée  Ciara , he probably would have held his tongue.  Now, the Atlanta rapper touches on how he  used the split from the mother of his son (also named Future) to inspire a winning streak as the cover star of Rolling Stone &…

  5. Future, DJ Khaled & More Rock EpicFest in Los Angeles

    June 26, 2016 5:02 PM EDT The second annual talent showcase/picnic took over Sony Studios for BET Week. One of the hottest tickets during BET Week was the second annual EpicFest at Los Angeles’ Sony Studios on Saturday (June 25). Among the performers who commanded the stage during the late afternoon four-hour fest…

  6. Desiigner on His Difficult Past and How His No. 1 Hit 'Panda' Gave Him a Way Out

    June 09, 2016 6:30 PM EDT "I got broads in Atlanta," the opening line to Desiigner 's Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 "Panda," is simple, memorable, irresistible -- and not totally true. "I've never been to Atlanta," he admits sheepishly. Barely old enough to be called a millennial, the…

  7. Future Sued for $10 Million Over Alleged Breach of Contract

    June 09, 2016 1:42 PM EDT Future 's unstoppable run of hit records has hit a snag to the tune of a $10 million lawsuit brought by fellow Atlanta rapper Rocko , according to a TMZ report confirmed by Billboard . The suit alleges breach of contract over record deals involving Future's recent releases by Epic…

  8. Future's Manager Addresses Roots Picnic, Summer Jam Cancellation

    June 06, 2016 6:20 PM EDT Future 's had a rough weekend. After experiencing technical difficulties at the Roots Picnic in Philadelphia, followed by a cancelation at Hot 97's Summer Jam in New Jersey, the Atlanta rapper's manager Anthony Saleh issued the following statement to  Billboard. "Future&…

  9. Future Gets 'Wicked' in New Video: Watch

    June 03, 2016 6:56 PM EDT Future 's new video is all thunder and lighting, snarling dogs, dabbing and bootie shaking -- offering up some of life's more "Wicked" things.  Future Scores Third No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart The  Purple Reign  mixtape track was released in January and has grown as…

  10. How Taylor Swift's Apple Music Ads Helped Drake, Future, the Darkness and Jimmy Eat World

    May 18, 2016 12:18 PM EDT She's lip-synced to "Jumpman," "The Middle" and "I Believe in a Thing Called Love." How did they do on the charts as a result? Taylor Swift 's ads for Apple Music have been touted as a peek into the pop star's life, showing her lip syncing to songs…

  11. Summer Jam Adds Future, Terror Squad Reunion & Travis Scott to Stadium Stage Lineup

    May 05, 2016 12:15 PM EDT Hot 97's Summer Jam just got hotter. The radio station's Ebro Darden announced the new additions to the Stadium Stage lineup on Instagram Thursday morning (May 5). Rappers Future and Travis Scott have been put on the bill, which already carries sets from G.O.O.D. Music with Pusha T…

  12. Drake's 'Views' Tracks Conquer Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 Chart

    April 29, 2016 3:52 PM EDT Drake  has a great “view” from the top of the real-time Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 chart, where his “Hotline Bling” leads several of his Views album tracks onto the chart after the set's early morning release Friday (April 29). The Trending 140 chart measures the acceleration of…

  13. Can You Match Chart-Toppers Future, Cole Swindell to Their Signature Toppers?

    April 28, 2016 5:20 PM EDT You may know these stars' chart-toppers -- but do you know their signature topper? See if you can pair the musicians with their go-to headgear. Pharrell 's Smokey the Bear-inspired chapeau. Slash 's signature black top hat. Devo' s tiered energy domes. What's a…

  14. Spiff TV Debuts First Video Off Upcoming Hip-Hop/Urban Latin Compilation LP with 'Mi Combo' Feat. Future & Yandel: Premiere

    April 19, 2016 11:30 AM EDT Multi-hyphenate Spiff TV fuses hip-hop with reggaeton for the first offering off his forthcoming hip-hop/ urban Latin combination called "Mi Combo" featuring Atlanta rapper Future and Puerto Rican reggaeton act Yandel .  The A&R, producer and video director (real name…

  15. 'GQ' Praises Cover Star Future's Hat Game In 'Most Stylish Men Alive' Issue

    April 18, 2016 12:17 PM EDT Future  does what he wants when he's popping. For his first  GQ  cover, the Atlanta rapper joins 12 other A-listers for the magazine's May issue dedicated to the "Most Stylish Men Alive." The "Commas" MC is hailed "Lord of the Brim" for his…

  16. Ariana Grande's 'Dangerous Woman' Hits No. 1 on Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks Chart

    March 30, 2016 5:13 PM EDT The singer’s "Woman" rules, while Future moves into the runner-up slot. Plus, top 10 action by Nick Jonas & Meghan Trainor. Ariana Grande ’s “Dangerous Woman” reaches No. 1 on the Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks chart (dated April 9). The sultry track becomes the singer’s…

  17. Watch Future and The Weeknd Perform 'Low Life' on 'Saturday Night Live'

    March 06, 2016 1:50 PM EST Rapper Future made his Saturday Night Live debut on March 5, coming off a successful run of three No. 1 albums on the Billboard 200 in recent months. 'SNL' Imagines its Own Donald Trump Campaign Ad: Watch The Atlanta native promised a “sensational” show leading up to Saturday night…

  18. Future on 'Saturday Night Live': What We're Hoping to See From the 'Sensational' Show

    March 05, 2016 10:00 AM EST Future is anticipating a "sensational" show on this weekend's  Saturday Night Live . NBC's late-night rendezvous will be hosted by Jonah Hill, which means loads of LOLs pending. Hill and Future Hendrix teamed with  SNL  starlet Leslie Jones for the promos (below), where…

  19. Atmosphere, Future, A$AP Rocky Lead Soundset 2016 Lineup

    March 02, 2016 10:24 AM EST Rhymesayers Entertainment is bringing its Soundset Festival back for a ninth straight year, and moving to a bigger venue to boot: the annual Twin Cities hip-hop showcase will take place at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds this year, with twin main stages and more than 40 artists on its…

  20. Listen to Baauer Team Up With Future & Pusha T on 'Kung Fu'

    February 24, 2016 5:48 PM EST "Kung Fu" is Baauer ’s latest track to see release from his forthcoming album, Aa . Baauer Announces Debut Album 'Aa', Premieres First Single on Colbert The hip-hop production features a noteworthy  Pusha T - Future tag team that premiered on Zayn Lowe’s Beats 1 radio show…

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