Life is good! Future always makes a money play, and it looks like he just did it again. According to Variety, Future has sold its Grammy-winning publisher’s catalog from 2004 to 2020. The new owners, Influence Media Partners, have reportedly written an eight-figure check to Future. Purchases of 612 of Future records include popular tracks such as “Jumpman”, “Mask Off” and “Life Is Good”.
Commenting on the purchase, Rene McLean, Influence Media Partner and Founding Advisor, said: “Future is a cultural icon. He continues to be a blueprint for impact and success in the music industry and has reinvented music in ways no one ever expected.” She added, “It’s rare to find someone with his distinct vocal and melodic style Music and culture move at the same speed. His prolific career and enduring popularity after more than 15 years in the game are testament to his undeniable influence on the contemporary music and cultural landscape. We are honored to work with him.”
The rapper also shared a few words about the deal. “I put everything into my music and wanted to make sure it was in good hands as I thought about the next chapter of these songs. I’m proud to be collaborating with Rene and the team at Influence Media and making a mark that this music has timeless value. My music is my art and these songs are among the most valuable works of art of my career.”
Future has released eight studio albums, four collaborative albums, one reissued album, one soundtrack, 16 mixtapes, four commercial mixtapes, and 114 singles. He has 69 as a featured artist and six of Future’s eight studio albums have reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 200.
Roomies, what do you think of Future selling his catalogue?