Future (US singer/rapper Nayvadius Wilburn, Dungeon Family associate)
Legal name: Nayvadius Wilburn
Nayvadius DeMun Wilburn (born November 20, 1983), known professionally by his stage name Future, is an American hip hop recording artist. Born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, Wilburn first became involved in music as part of the Dungeon Family, where he received the nickname "the Future." After amassing a series of mixtapes between 2010 and 2011, Future signed a major-label deal with Epic Records and A1 Recordings, which helped launch Future's own label imprint, Freebandz. He subsequently began working on his debut album Pluto, which was released in April 2012 to positive reviews.
Future's second album, Honest, was released in April 2014, where it surpassed his debut on the album charts. In 2015, his third studio album, DS2, and his collaborative effort with Drake, What a Time to Be Alive, debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200. Future premiered his fourth solo album EVOL, in February 2016. Future has also released several singles certified gold or higher by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), including "Turn On the Lights", "Move That Dope", "Fuck Up Some Commas", "Where Ya At", "Jumpman", "Low Life" and more.