According to Future, his Drake-assisted single will also double as the album title for his upcoming effort.
“It’s about life and being good and just enjoying life,” he revealed about his anticipated endeavor. “So many tragedies and catastrophes and everything is going on in the world. And you want to enjoy life, as long as you have it. Waking up, breathing, well, you want to be able to soak it all up and be appreciative for every moment on this earth, every moment that you’re living.”
“Life Is Good” soared to No. 2 on the Hot 100 and currently sits comfortably at No. 5 on this week’s charts. Future also details how his Life Is Good album will “define me at a creative level” and why it will serve as an essential landmark in his career.
“Going to the next level where you just going to the next level and always going outside the box, but still remaining true to my core fans and my core audience,” Future explained. “It’s me trying new things. I want to remain true to self, but also true to my fans and just giving them a good project, a great project to be able to listen to, but also for different artists to be able to feed off of, create off of, come up with different ideas and just being at the forefront of just making a solid album, a solid, complete album. It’s just very important to me.”
Future also spoke about his oft-collaborator Juice Wrld, who passed away late 2019 due to a drug overdose and if his influences indirectly played a role in his demise.
“So many people that came before me that talked about drugs from rock’ n’ roll stars to pop stars to people aware of other artists going to rehabs and aware of other artists’ overdose and there is so many other people that was a part of this world way before me,” he says. “It’s just like, I probably shedded more light on it and brought more attention to it from my cadence or my charisma and the way people reacted to it, but everything I said was already talked about before me.”
He added: “Me having an influence on that, I just feel like…that is not my intentions. My intention was just to be me. I’m just being me and what you get from it is what you get from it, but at the same time, I wouldn’t want no one to go through anything to harm theyself or to bring death to theyself and Juice Wrld is a touchy situation. I’m heartbroken by the whole thing. My heart goes out to his family, his mom.”