Honest

Album: Honest (2013)
Charted: 55

Songfacts®:

  • Future penned the title track and lead single for his sophomore album following accusations that the mother of his first child, Jessica Smith, that he was being dishonest about his net worth. The rapper agreed to pay $1,662 a month child support for their son based on his monthly income which he set at $16,516. However, after Future boasted on TV that he carries a minimum $25,000 cash on him at all times, Smith went back to court, claiming his actual monthly income exceeds $50,000.
  • Future proclaims on the hook:

    "Name another nig-- hot I'm just honest
    Gold bottles on bottles, I'm just honest
    100,000 on watches I'm just honest
    Coupes all on coupes, I'm just honest
    I keep a gang of bad bitches with me too
    And we ain't never going back to what we used to do
    I was gon lie to you but I had to tell the truth
    I'm just being honest."

    Future uses repetition to get his point across - that everything mentioned in this song, such as his riches, women, and cars, is all true because he is honest.

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