Nayvadius DeMun Wilburn, better known by the stage name Future, is an American rapper and singer. Known for his mumble influenced vocal range and prolific output, Future is considered a pioneer of the use of melodies and vocal effects in modern trap music.
Born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, Future signed a recording contract to fellow Atlanta rapper Rocko's A1 Recordings and Epic Records in 2011, and released the albums Pluto and Honest, which contained the platinum singles "Turn On the Lights", "Honest", "Move That Dope", and "I Won". He achieved major critical and commercial success with DS2 and its singles "Fuck Up Some Commas" and "Where Ya At", and followed it with Evol and the lead single "Low Life". Future's eponymous fifth album and its successor Hndrxx made him the first artist since 2014 to debut two albums in consecutive weeks atop the US Billboard 200; the former contained the international hit singles "Mask Off" and "Used to This". After departing A1, Future released the albums The Wizrd and High Off Life, which featured "Life Is Good", his highest charting single as a lead artist on the US Billboard Hot 100.