“I Never Liked You” is the upcoming new album. Future has, at last, confirmed that he will be releasing his new album “I Never Liked You”very soon and fortunately, we have a release date set up. Fans had been waiting for the rapper to drop some new music. Even though fans needed to sit tight for some time until they got an official confirmation from the rapper their excitement level has not reduced. Alongside the release date fans additionally got to see the cover art for his upcoming album.
Toward the start of April, Future alerted fans that something was coming. In his typical way, he took to Twitter to share that his old buddy and affiliate Young Scooter said he ought to drop an album this month, encouraging fans to “stay ready stay woke.” The chance didn’t come as a total shock, seeing as the rapper recently dropped off another single, “Worst Day” for Valentine’s Day. Following the announcement, Future gave fans consistent teasers throughout the month. He’s dropped info on the project little by little, including some of the features (Kanye West, FKA Twigs, Babyface Ray), a release date, and a new GQ cover which simply added to the promotion.
“I Never Liked You” Release Date
Epic Records shared a video on Tuesday (April 26) that features his collaboration with West, who is currently legally known as Ye. It comes after footage of the pair shooting a music video together arose online recently. “Cross me so much, I got nails in my hand/City on fire… City fire,” West can be heard rapping on the track. Future reveals that his new album, ”I Never Liked You” will be released on 29th April. The artwork observes the rapper relaxed in the backseat of a luxury vehicle, with an eye mask covering his eyes as he sleeps. He’s rocking an eggplant purple silk-like suit and jewelry on his wrist and fingers. Fans have quickly taken to Future’s comment section on Instagram in praise of what they see, while the album title is an early hit as well.
Future’s new album is the follow-up of the rapper’s 2020 LP ‘High Off Life’, which highlighted the likes of Drake, Travis Scott, Lil Uzi Vert, DaBaby, Meek Mill, and Lil Baby. NME’s Luke Morgan Britton said of ‘High Off Life’: “Despite its brief glimpses of greatness, however, this album revisits an excessive number of the rapper’s trademark themes to truly make good on his joyous pre-release promises.”
Future has worked on several collaborations in the past two years. In 2020, he collaborated with Swae Lee to work on the new song ‘Thrusting’. Later that very year, Future and Lil Uzi Vert dropped their new collaborative album ‘Pluto x Baby Pluto’. The 16-track collection was produced by DJ Esco, and arrived alongside a Hype Williams-directed video for the album track ‘That is It’. The pair released the deluxe version of the album a week later. Future is expected to feature Rolling Loud Miami in July, close by Kanye West and Kendrick Lamar.
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What Has Future Said About His New Album
In an interview with GQ, the rapper admitted that his upcoming album will be not unlike any other album.
He said: “I’m putting myself out there. Sharing my way of life with the world. Sharing my pain with the world. Sharing my ups and downs with the whole universe. I believe in the energy of the universe and signs. That is the reason I’m giving myself since I’m willing to address/correct myself. I would rather not simply… be off-base. I’m willing to give you every last bit of me, so you can let me know how to build on me, and make me a better me.”
In the same interview, Future admitted that his music is evolving and admitted that he isn’t sorry about it. The rapper said: “I grew in the business and I made changes and I kept on building, continued overcome uncertainty. Assuming id there was a doubt, there’s no more doubt. I’m here to stay. I already proved it. Had 100 hits in a single year, they like, ‘Hey, what are you going to do next?’ I had to prove again that I can rehash it. Returned and dropped one album [2017’s Future] and dropped another album the following week proving that I can have two number one albums.