Atlanta is at the heart of hip hop culture in 2017. Where once L.A and New York ruled supreme, the southern city has taken over, spreading its signature ‘trap’ sound across the globe. At the forefront of that sound and its global takeover is Future. Straddling Atlanta’s past with his roots in the city’s Dungeon Family, and present with his work with 21 Savage and the city’s new generation, Future is one of the few artists held in regard on both sides of hip hop’s growing generation gap. he tells us about his rise from Atlanta’s Zone 6, his work with the 6 God and turning his back on autotune for his latest albums.
In his Notion 76 cover story (a rare press opportunity) he describes his rise from Atlanta’s Zone 6, his work with the 6 God and turning his back on autotune for his latest albums.