Future took his fans on a bit of an emotional journey this past fall by repeatedly pushing back his album release date. Some might assume that he's simply got other things on his plate—and his fiancée, Ciara, are expecting a kid, after all—but he wants to reassure everyone that it's still on the way.

And while his eyes are clearly on the, um, future, he still has plenty to say about how things were ("hit the block and sell drugs/that's exactly how it was"). He took to Twitter to announce the new video and share a message with his supporters earlier tonight:

A lil sum for the fans that's patiently waiting on the album.#HowItWas

— FUTURE/FREEBANDZ (@1future) January 22, 2014

Produced by Metro Boomin, "How It Was" first appeared on the soundtrack for GTA 5. The video finds Future reflecting, quite literally, in the mirror. Check it out above.

[via TrillHD]

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