Be calm. Future dropped.

Leave it to Future to appropriately name his latest album, I Never Liked You, prepping fans for a summer of villainous bops – leaving men ready to forget about their longtime girlfriends and women prepared to snag Birkins and bounce.

This weekend, I joined in with other Future fans and gave into the toxic energy, giving the album a much-needed listen.

Based on initial spins of the 49-minute project, I can honestly say the album isn't as toxic as people are making it out to be, but it's still getting played all summer in this household, especially now that Future added five new songs to the deluxe version of the album on May 2, mere days after it dropped on April 29.

Let me first start by saying, Future fully embraces his toxic king status on I Never Liked You. The album carries its fair share of unwholesome quotables, i.e., "Buy a Birkin for a bitch before I buy her flowers" and "Get mad at yourself cause you can't leave me alone."

Ye and Drake came with some toxicity of their own. You can catch Ye jabbing at buying a house across the street from Kim Kardashian's ("I'm a buy a home next to your home if I miss you").

Meanwhile, Drake supplies some What a Time to be Alive energy, going back and forth with Future on "WAIT FOR U" and "I'M ON ONE". He gets in his toxic Future bag, telling a woman seeking a relationship with him that he's actually her best friend instead ("I could never be your man, I'm your bestie").

In my opinion, they came with the toxic energy I was looking for from Future — you know, that DS2, Beast Mode, and Monster energy. But, perhaps, Future's R&B-style tunes and softer side on this album didn't help to pack the stings as Drizzy and Yeezy delivered.

Don't get me wrong, I'm all for slowed-down Future, hence why HNDRXX is also a no-skip zone for me. But, with those vibe-paced tracks, Future took the time to show us the other facets of himself and honestly, I'm not mad at it.

The Atlanta rapper explores his more vulnerable POV on "LOVE YOU BETTER," "BACK TO THE BASICS," and "VOODOO." In between, you got classic toxic and flex king Future with tracks like "MASSAGING ME" and "PUFFIN ON ZOOTIEZ."

In short, I Never Liked You was an emotional rollercoaster, to say the least – going from actually sympathizing with the king of toxicity to wanting to ball out on a Hermès I know I can't afford in his honor.

Ah, you gotta love Future's wild-ride album experiences. And it's safe to say the Pluto fans are indeed here for the new album and its vibe too because internet reactions never lie (and are never not hilarious).

Your Highsnobiety privacy settings have blocked this Twitter post.
Your Highsnobiety privacy settings have blocked this Twitter post.
Your Highsnobiety privacy settings have blocked this Twitter post.
Your Highsnobiety privacy settings have blocked this Twitter post.
Your Highsnobiety privacy settings have blocked this Twitter post.
Your Highsnobiety privacy settings have blocked this Twitter post.

With this amount of hype, Future's I Never Liked You may actually become the biggest debut of 2022, as projected.

We Recommend
  • HOKA Elite Terrain System Clifton L Suede
    HOKA’s New Sneaker Isn’t Like Other HOKAs
    • Sneakers
  • Nike's Air Max Dn is the beginning of the future of Air technology.
    Nike’s Newest Air Max Is the Future (EXCLUSIVE)
    • Sneakers
  • junya watanabe new balance 1906R loafer
    Junya Watanabe's FW24 New Balance Sneaker Isn't Like the Rest
    • Sneakers
  • adidas Predator 2024.
    adidas' Predator 24 Is Like a Greatest Hits Album
    • Sneakers
  • New Balance's "Distilled" fragrance bottles, displayed near New Balance's 550 and 990 sneakers
    You'll Never Guess What New Balance's First Fragrances Smell Like
    • Sneakers
  • Image on Highsnobiety
What To Read Next
  • Bradley Cooper & Gigi Hadid seen out in New York wearing streetwear outfits
    Gigi Hadid Stole Bradley Cooper's Streetwear Swag
    • Style
  • Arcteryx's logo on a store in Shanghai
    Inside the Arc'teryx Museum, Where GORE-TEX Jackets Are Art
    • Style
  • itzy x coke
    The Next K-wave is Rising. Are You Ready?
    • Culture
  • Lil Nas X holding Coach handbag in a pastel fantasy world
    Find Your Courage with Coach: imma and Lil Nas X Power Up in Level 1
    • Style
    • sponsored
  • Heliot Emil x Alpinestars
    HELIOT EMIL Wants You to Wear Protection (EXCLUSIVE)
    • Style
  • GAP spring campaign featuring dancers and tyla moving in linen collection
    Tyla & Jungle Bridge the GAP Between Contemporary Art Forms and Everlasting Essentials
    • Style
*If you submitted your e-mail address and placed an order, we may use your e-mail address to inform you regularly about similar products without prior explicit consent. You can object to the use of your e-mail address for this purpose at any time without incurring any costs other than the transmission costs according to the basic tariffs. Each newsletter contains an unsubscribe link. Alternatively, you can object to receiving the newsletter at any time by sending an e-mail to info@highsnobiety.com

Web Accessibility Statement

Titel Media GmbH (Highsnobiety), is committed to facilitating and improving the accessibility and usability of its Website, www.highsnobiety.com. Titel Media GmbH strives to ensure that its Website services and content are accessible to persons with disabilities including users of screen reader technology. To accomplish this, Titel Media GmbH tests, remediates and maintains the Website in-line with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG), which also bring the Website into conformance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.


Please be aware that our efforts to maintain accessibility and usability are ongoing. While we strive to make the Website as accessible as possible some issues can be encountered by different assistive technology as the range of assistive technology is wide and varied.

Contact Us

If, at any time, you have specific questions or concerns about the accessibility of any particular webpage on this Website, please contact us at accessibility@highsnobiety.com, +49 (0)30 235 908 500. If you do encounter an accessibility issue, please be sure to specify the web page and nature of the issue in your email and/or phone call, and we will make all reasonable efforts to make that page or the information contained therein accessible for you.