19 Interesting Facts You Might Not Have Known About Future was originally published on globalgrind.com

1. His full government name is Nayvadius DeMun Wilburn.

His full government name is Nayvadius DeMun Wilburn.

2. His stage name was born when members of the hip-hop musical collective, The Dungeon Family, called him “The Future.”

His stage name was born when members of the hip-hop musical collective, The Dungeon Family, called him “The Future.”

3. Before he was Future, he was known as Meathead of Da Connect.

Before he was Future, he was known as Meathead of Da Connect.

4. He was shot in the right hand at the age of 14 or 15.

He was shot in the right hand at the age of 14 or 15.

5. Future wrote the hook for Ludacris’ “Blueberry Yum Yum.”

Future wrote the hook for Ludacris’ “Blueberry Yum Yum.”

6. Future is a fan of Shakespeare. He’s said, “”When I went to school, I would read Shakespeare and just fell in love with how he mixed his words. I started playing around and writing poems, reading poems.”

Future is a fan of Shakespeare. He’s said, “”When I went to school, I would read Shakespeare and just fell in love with how he mixed his words. I started playing around and writing poems, reading poems.”

7. As a kid, he learned the lyrics to all of Too $hort’s songs.

As a kid, he learned the lyrics to all of Too $hort’s songs.
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