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Fans recently discovered Future wrote “Drunk In Love” for Beyoncé and uncovered the reference track on YouTube. The rapper has created a name and cult following for himself, but fans are even more impressed by his stellar pen. Check out some of the top-charting songs Future has written and referenced for other artists inside.

Future first found public musical notoriety in 2011, gaining traction in his hometown of Atlanta when his songs were played by DJ Esco in the notable strip club, Magic City. However, it was 2015’s What A Time To Be Alive mixtape that propelled him to international success.

The successful rapper was working long before the rap community acknowledged him as a rap superstar. Future’s connection to the legendary Dungeon Family is what accelerated his music career in ways most rappers are not privileged to have. He is the cousin to Dungeon Family member and Organized Noize producer Rico Wade. Future learned from the greats in his family and hometown and continued to develop his craft as a musician and songwriter.

In a Dash Radio interview, Dungeon Family and Goodie Mob member Gipp Goodie once gave Future his props for his career progression and divine timing, “Sometimes, people’s time is when it’s time.” He also added that, “Future is Hip Hop. Future is us. So I think Future just done found his niche and coming from the Dungeon Family he knew how to blow up his persona because he got [Big] Gipp, he got [Andre] 3000, he got Cee-lo, he got so many of us around him.”

Aside from building up his name as a world renowned artist, he has been a part of the music industry at large. Future’s masterful pen is what has leveled up his career in a completely new way. He’s written hits for the industry’s biggest talents like Beyoncé, Rihanna and Miley Cyrus.

Fans uncovered the reference track for Beyoncé’s popular song “Drunk In Love,” where he reveals that it almost made his own album.

Check out a list of some of the hit songs Future has written for other artists below:

1. Beyoncé – “Drunk In Love”

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Future’s reference track for “Drunk In Love.”

2. Rihanna ft. Future – “Loveeeeeee Song”

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Future actually remained on this track with Rihanna for “L-O-V-EEEE” 

3. Ludacris – “Blueberry Yum Yum”

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Future wrote the catchy hook on Ludacris’ “Blueberry Yum Yum.” A deep cut for those who don’t know Ludacris’ expansive discography. 

4. YC ft. Future – “Racks”

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A 2000’s hit! Future wrote he and YC’s verses. 

5. Ciara – “Body Party”

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Another banger! We know Future and Ciara had some hot chemistry during this time, so it makes since that he brought her this hit in 2013. 

6. French Montana – “Paranoid”

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Future had a great 2013, contributing to this French Montana song. 

7. Miley Cyrus ft. Future – “My Darlin'”

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Future is featured on this 2015 Miley Cyrus song and he is credited as a songwriter. 

8. Justin Bieber ft. Future – “What’s Hatnin'”

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Justin Bieber’s Journals album was new and exciting for him, so adding Future was a great chess move. Future’s credited and featured on this single. 

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