The Future Is Now is the debut album from New York hip 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 and Large Professor, as well as group affiliate Necro, JuJu of The Beatnuts, Dave One 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 Top Independent Albums and Heatseekers charts, and peaked 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|
|6||"Uncle Howie"||Non Phixion|
|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"||Non Phixion|
|15||"We Are the Future"||Large Professor|
|16||"The C.I.A. is Still Trying to Kill Me"||T-Ray|
|Billboard 200||Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums||Top Independent Albums||Top Heatseekers|
|2002||The Future Is Now||-||#65||#14||#14|
|Billboard Hot 100||Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks||Hot Rap Singles|
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