Future Purple Reign Mixtape: Your Complete Guide to Future's First Mixtape of 2016
Future released his newest mixtape title Purple Reign Sunday, but only after making the Internet wait a few hours after the expected release time. The project, executive produced by collaborators DJ Esco and Metro Boomin, was supposed to be available for download at 11:56 p.m. Saturday night, but was delayed.
After the release of the new mixtape, which is now available for stream on LiveMixtapes.com, the Internet went crazy. According to Fansided, the LiveMixtapes website couldn't handle the amount of requests for the mixtape and actually went down for a moment.
The mixtape lists 13 songs, including songs 'Wicked', 'Bye Bye', 'No Charge' and and 'Run Up', and includes no guest features. Titled after the legendary musician Prince's 1984 album Purple Rain, Future brings back his dark, emotional lyrics for his 15th mixtape.
"I just need my girlfriend," the rapper sings on his track produced by Metro Boomin' titled 'Purple Reign'. The mixtape was produced by DJ Spinz, Metro Boomin, Nard and B, Southside, Zaytoven and others.
Future even shouts out the newest national football champions in 'Perkys Calling', with the lyrics "I serve in Alabama like I'm Roll Tide."
Coming off the success of his most recent mixtape, What A Time To Be Alive, the Atlanta native foreshadowed the release with last week's release of single 'Al Sharpton', produced by Georgia producer Mike WiLL Made-It.
The 32-year old rapper forged a path for himself in hip-hop with past mixtapes Beast Mode, 56 Nights and Dirty Sprite 2, all released in 2015.
According to Pitchfork, the rapper will begin the Purple Reign tour with Ty Dolla $ign in February.