Future Turned Down Lil Wayne for “Tony Montana” Track [VIDEO]

Future’s barely released his first official single, “Tony Montana,” and the Atlanta rapper is already a hot commodity among hip-hop royalty.

According to Future, not only was Drake vying for a guest spot on the hot track, but his Young Money labelhead Lil Wayne wanted to jump on it, too.

“He told me how much of a fan he was of mine and he was like, ‘Wayne wants to get on it, too,’” recalls Future, who declined the offer. “I was like, ‘Wayne not gonna get on it.’ Too many big artists on the song already… That’s why I didn’t want him and Wayne on the song.”

As to how the collabo came about initially, Future says Drake called him in the studio “at like three in the morning… At first he called like two or three people.. I was like, ‘I don’t want to go through them ’cause they wanted me to go through them, like a middle man. I was like, ‘I need to hear Drake myself.”‘

Eventually, he got on the horn with Drake directly and, although Drake didn’t appear in the music video for “Tony Montana” a gesture which offended Future, according to reports the collaboration happened on wax.

“It worked out,” Future says. “We still going through it but it’s climbing the chart, so, I salute Drake on everything…”

Future is scheduled to perform at New York’s Webster Hall this coming Thursday (November 10).—Mariel Concepcion (@mceezy)

  • King Richard Aka Da God Of Rap

    artist desperate 2 stay relevant so dey ridin da coatails of newer “wack juice” lol

  • Southcidal

    Future? I hope this dude is not the future. This nigga might just be the wackest nigga to ever rap. I watched the video and it seems as if he was rapping on a different beat.

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  • http://www.xxlmag.com/video/2011/11/future-says-lil-wayne-wanted-to-appear-on-tony-montana-too-xxclusive/ PuzoMax

    shit brazy i feelh im niggas aint up on da shit he on and thats money……do your homework b4 you talk shit and go look up his new 5hit……..AINT NO WAY AROUND IT…… DAT 5HIT GO HARD JUST LIKE THE TONY AND THAT SUPERHERO WITH HIM AND GUCCI. BBLLLATTTT….ONE-HUNDRED NIGGA

  • trece

    man fuck dem haterz thatz my nigga and he is being himself so like him or luv em he stikll getting money

  • ayo

    “Pluto” in stores January 2012!