Nayvadius DeMun Wilburn (born 1983), known professionally as Future, is an American rapper. He was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia.
In 2011, Future signed a major label recording contract with Epic Records, where he is currently signed. Separately, Future is the founder of Freebandz, a record label with distribution through Sony Music Entertainment.
Since releasing his debut mixtape, 1000, in 2010, Future has released a total of 25 projects, including six albums (Pluto, Honest, DS2, EVOL, FUTURE, HNDRXX), one commercial mixtape (What A Time to Be Alive with Drake) and 17 mixtapes (most notably Monster, Beast Mode, 56 Nights and Purple Reign).