The Future Is Now is the debut album by the New York Cityhip hop group Non Phixion, released in March 2002 on Uncle Howie Records. The album garnered acclaim among critics and fans, and is considered to be an underground classic. A double disc Platinum Edition of the album was released in 2004, with the second disc featuring instrumental versions of the fourteen full-length tracks found on disc one.The Future Is Now features an all-star production lineup, including legends such as DJ Premier, Pete Rock, Large Professor and JuJu of The Beatnuts, as well as group affiliate Necro, Dave 1 of Chromeo and T-Ray. The album features guest appearances from Necro, MF DOOM, The Beatnuts, Al Tariq, Marley Metal, Stephen Carpenter of Deftones, and Christian Olde Wolbers and Raymond Herrera of Fear Factory. The album's cover art was created by Mear One.
The album was a minor underground hit, breaking into the top fifteen on Billboard's Independent Albums and Heatseekers charts, and peaking at #65 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. The album includes the singles "Black Helicopters", "Drug Music" b/w "If You Got Love" and "Rock Stars" b/w "The C.I.A. is Trying to Kill Me". "Black Helicopters" was the only charting single from the album, peaking at #46 on the Hot Rap Singles chart.
|2||"Drug Music"||Large Professor|
|3||"The C.I.A. is Trying to Kill Me"||Necro|
|4||"If You Got Love"||Pete Rock|
|5||"There Is No Future"||Necro|
|7||"Rock Stars"||DJ Premier|
|8||"Say Goodbye to Yesterday"||Necro|
|11||"Cult Leader"||Dave One|
|12||"It's Us"||Large Professor|
|14||"Where You Wanna Go"|
|15||"We Are the Future"||Large Professor|
|16||"The C.I.A. is Still Trying to Kill Me"||T-Ray|
The C.I.A Is Trying to Kill Me
If You Got Love
Say Goodbye to Yesterday
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We Are the Future
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