A-list rapper Future has garnered a considerable level of fame and recognition in the past decade. This is owing to his mainstream music, and fatherhood that bred a lot of drama.
Future has quite a reputation in the music industry and this includes his expertise, and baby daddy drama. Since the rapper started being in the news regarding fatherhood, it has been one drama to the other.
Future has eight children, with the eighth becoming public knowledge after one of his baby mamas revealed he was the dad, and a paternity test came back positive. Here’s how the Future has been navigating fatherhood.
Future As A Dad
Most often than not, Future makes it to the news for his fatherhood woes and this has played out in the past few years. The “Codeine Crazy” rapper has eight children by eight women.
His oldest kids are Jakobi and Londyn. Jakobi is from his relationship with Jessica Smith, while the “Mask Off” crooner welcomed Londyn with ex-lover, India.
Future and another of his lovers, Brittni Mealy have a son together, named Prince. After his relationship ended with Mealy, the rapper was romantically linked with music star Ciara.
Future and Ciara were together for a while, and in 2014, they welcomed their son, Future Zahir. The pair were also engaged around this time. However things went south some months later, as Future was rumored to have cheated.
The celebrity duo ended their relationship and he later had another child with Chavis. Future bad Chavis seem not to have any drama because their breakup was mutual.
The Fatherhood Drama So Far
As of 2019, the rapper was in the news again, after Eliza Reign alleged that he was her child’s father. The “Turn On the Lights” rapper denied his claims, but a DNA test confirmed that he was the father.
Future has two other kids from two other women who are unknown. The star has been in the news for many co-parenting issues, and this includes public scrutiny.
Such was the case last year, during Future Jr.’s birthday. Ciara and her husband Russell Wilson went all out on social media to celebrate the youngster. Wilson wrote beautifully about his stepson, calling the little boy his inspiration.”
Future took to his own media page and shared a message as well, calling the birthday boy his twin, and reminding him of his love. However fans felt it was a bland message and they called it out.
Just two weeks ago, the rapper was in another drama after Mealy called him out. She shared photos of a text message online showing where Future used vulgar words while having a conversation with their son.
Future’s Relationship With His Children
Mealy referred to him as “a real coward.” The fashion business owner accused him of “cruelty to children’ and that the rapper had not seen their son in three months.
While Future may seem to be in the news for the alleged fatherhood fails, the music star has shared that he wants to build a relationship with his children. He stated this in his 2019 documentary, “The WIZRD.”
Future stated that he wanted to have a relationship with his children way beyond social media show-offs. For him, parenting was about privacy. The celebrity dad also added that he felt blessed to have a bond with them.