Future Covers Rolling Stone; Talks Music, Ciara & More

blame it on Patrick Glynn June 29, 2016

Fresh off the release of his third project this year — EscoTerrestrialFuture is the latest recipient of a cover on Rolling Stone magazine.

Naturally, the cover was paired with a cover story, where Future talked about his recording process; fighting through his break-up with Ciara and her following boyfriend, Russell Wilson; growing up in East Atlanta and more. One thing he won’t talk about, though? Desiigner. (“I never worried about anyone else … I don’t even want his name in the article.”)


Future on Russell Wilson’s involvement in his kid’s life:

“It’s something that’ll take more time for me. It ain’t even about [him] playing daddy. I don’t even want to think about it. That’s my son forever. My son is going to be able to read this. He’s going to be able to look at those pictures. He’s going to be able to have a judgment for himself, and have a conversation with me man-to-man. That’s my blood. He is me. I am him. We is one.”

On growing up in East Atlanta and getting into a life of drugs:

“I was caught up in the streets. I’m smarter today than I was then. If I was smart as I am now, I would have asked for more work. I would have been reading more books. Just as much as I work in the studio now, I would have been in school that much. … I don’t even talk about being locked up in any of my songs,” he says. “I did whatever came with my environment. I played the hand that was dealt to me.”

On where’s he’s headed with music:

“I want to keep doing what I’m doing and see how far I can go, see when it stops. See what the end is like. I want to make this moment last as long as I can make it. If I miss a day, I’m afraid I’ll miss out on a smash record.”

Future’s influence from Rico Wade (his cousin) of Organized Noize:

“You never think a person can live like this, and he got this from creating music. Man, I just dropped out of fucking high school! And it put tremendous pressure on you, ’cause you’re living a normal life and then you see that, and this is what you have to work towards.”

Read the full interview on Rolling Stone.