Future don’t cheat with social media too often. The rapper keeps a few pictures on his Instagram page and posts to his story. Usually, his posts relate to upcoming or recent performances, health checks, and musical artwork. On Twitter, Future can drop a daily line for a few days and then disappear from the platform for weeks. But on Wednesday (September 21) Future ignored Twitter with what seemed like shade to anyone talking about his literal business.
“Unsuccessful people don’t know how success works,” Future tweeted.
Future Speaks About Selling His Catalog: “My Music Is My Art”
Yes, Future has kept this notice non-specific. However, his tweet comes just a day after news of a recent deal he made. Based on Diversity, Influential media partners have cut out future checks for his publishing catalog from 2004 to 2020.
While the amount the artist received has not been made public, reports say the check was in the eight figures. In turn, Influencer Media achieved Future’s 612 records. The deal reportedly includes popular songs like Take off the mask and Jumpman.
“I’ve put everything into my music and I want to make sure these are within reach when I think about the next chapter of these songs,” Future said. “I am proud to partner with Rene and the team at Influencer Media and send a signal that this music has timeless value. My music is my art and these songs represent some of the most precious works of art in my career. “
Rene McLean, founding advisor to Influence Media, also spoke about the deal – highlighting Future’s impact on the music scene.
“The future is a cultural symbol. He continues to be a blueprint for impact and success in the music industry and has reinvented music in ways no one could have imagined,” said Rene. “It’s rare to find someone who moves music and culture at the same pace with his distinctive voice and melodic style. His illustrious career and continued popularity over 15 years of gaming is testament to his undeniable influence on contemporary music and culture. We are honored to work with him.”