They had each others' initials tattooed on their hands and, in August 2013, the rapper told Hot 97's Angie Martinez that he was ready to settle down."This it.I don't get into nothing to get out," the Atlanta-born artist said.

ciara and ludacris dating-52

Ciara and ludacris dating whos michael baisden dating

It's like when we were working on the personal side of things, I really saw an amazing person and the way that he approached me since day one is just the way a man is supposed to be from my perspective."It just really organically happened that way," she continued.

"I didn't expect anything to come from us working together.

But her past with Future is not as far behind her as she would prefer.

The singer and her ex-fiancé, with whom she shares custody of their almost 2-year-old son, Future Zahir Wilburn, have been in and out of court for over a month, the two now having spent more time at odds than they spent engaged. Couples break up all the time and manage to refrain from tearing each other up on social media.

Did the "Turn on the Lights" rapper really lose his cool because Ciara started dating somebody else?

Ciara and Future first met while working together and their connection in the studio subsequently translated into real life.

But I never met her, never listened to any of her songs, never read up on her, it wasn't, I'm not one of those guys..."Not one for research."I'm not a stalker. It wasn't no pressure, no pressing her because [Rocko] was with Monica at the time and they had a relationship where they knew her. ' I was like, 'Naw, but I'ma be with her one day.'"Sure enough, by October 2013, Ciara was rocking a 15-carat diamond engagement ring and she tweeted Oct. It's a great situation and I'm happy, I'm excited about it.

I was caught up in my world, my life, and it ended up happening," Future recalled. 27, two days after her 28th birthday, "Today Has 2 Be Like One Of The Sweetest Days Of My Life! I know she's super happy and, it's just like, I feel good to be able to make someone happy."He revealed that he "definitely" surprised Ciara with the ring.

Future also said that he predicted he was going to be with Ciara seven before they got serious, having seen her shooting a video one day and vowing to his mentor Rocko at the time, "'I'ma have her one day.'""[Rocko] was like, 'Man, stop and say something to her.' I said, Naw, I ain't gonna say nothing to her, but I'ma be with her one day,'" Future told Martinez.

"That was seven years ago and I was saying that and it ended up happening. But then I was like, 'Naw I'm good.' He was like, 'You sure you don't wanna meet her? "A few days later, asked if he felt different being engaged, Future told MTV News he didn't—but "it feels great.

I feel like my better judgment is to go back to record and make music. I know they want the ratchet s--t from me, I know they want me to say the most disrespectful s--t it is. I gotta say some off-the-wall s--t to get people's attention." called the engagement off "way before any cheating rumors came out" because of his issues with the public road their courtship had taken.