Metro Boomin hardly strays from hip hop, although he has remixed pop songs such as "Hold Me Now" (produced as a Gap marketing collaboration).. In 2016, he won Producer of the Year at the BET Hip Hop Awards. , Metro also served alongside DJ Esco as executive producer for Future's 2016 mixtape, Purple Reign.  Why is he listed as an artist on so many songs and on others not? (Rich the Kid), and rarely "This beat is so, so Metro", a tag recorded with his voice at some point in 2009. The origin of the tag comes from the song "Right Now" by Uncle Murda, also produced by Metro Boomin. Metro served as executive producer for Drake and Future's collaborative mixtape What a Time to Be Alive, released on September 20, 2015. 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His debut solo album Not All Heroes Wear Capes was released in November 2018, debuting at number one on the Billboard 200 chart.  Following warm-up singles, featuring artists like Trinidad James, Gucci Mane, and others, Metro released the mixtape, hosted by popular mixtape website LiveMixtapes, on October 7, 2013. For more related news, Eminem recently shared a 20th anniversary edition of The Slim Shady LP. (Future), “METRO!” (Young Thug) "Ayy Lil Metro on that beat" (Kodak Black), "Metro be boomin!" The tag was first noticeably recognized by fans in Drake's song, "Jumpman" from the collaborative mixtape What a Time to Be Alive. Earlier tonight Abel took to Beats 1 to continue with his Memento Mori radio show and has now released his first solo single of since last year’s My Dear Melancholy, “Heartless.”. Young Metro!" Moving into harder territory, the song is a brawling club banger, with Abel continuing to exude his melodious vocals. Travis Scott) - Single by Metro Boomin on Apple Music", "Pull Up N Wreck (feat. This happened when his mother bought him a laptop and he got a copy of the music production software FruityLoops. Producers aren´t usually listed as features. 1 on Billboard 200 Albums Chart", "21 Savage and Metro Boomin Unveil New Album 'Savage Mode 2' With Help From Morgan Freeman", "21 Savage & Metro Boomin's 'Savage Mode II' Debuts at No. The Weeknd Shares Metro Boomin & ILLANGELO-Produced Single "Heartless": The first taste of the heartthrob's fourth studio album. In January 2018, Metro Boomin was featured in a Gap campaign with SZA, alongside a self-produced remix of "Hold Me Now". , American record producer, DJ, record executive and songwriter from Georgia, (with 21 Savage and Offset featuring Travis Scott), "10AM / Save the World" did not enter the US, "Metro Boomin Launches Boominati Worldwide Label, Joins Bryson Tiller on Set It Off Tour", "Music Moguls of the Year: The Weeknd Manager Sal Slaiby Swears He'll Be 'The Greatest Immigrant' Trump Ever Saw", "Super Producer Metro Boomin Might Be The Next Big Star In Hip-Hop (As A Frontman This Time)", "Metro Boomin Is The Best Rap Producer To Come Along In Years", "How Metro Boomin Became The Most Trusted Guy In Rap", "The real rap stars of Atlanta: A new generation of producers working at the speed of sound", "Metro Boomin Talks Producing 'Karate Chop, "Metro Boomin Biography, Discography, Chart History", "Meet Metro Boomin, The Producer Behind Future's 'Karate Chop, "Interview: Meet Metro Boomin Talks Working With Future, "Honest," and Sacrificing A Normal Life", "Premiere: Metro Boomin f/ Trinidad Jame$ & Curtis Williams "Serious, "Download Metro Boomin's 19 & Boomin Mixtape", "Young Thug and Metro Boomin Team Up as Metro Thuggin, Share The Blanguage", "Cam Kirk Shares Photo of 'Metro Thuggin' Project: 'I Wish the World Got to Hear, "Future f/ Kanye West "I Won" (Prod. In addition, he produced or co-produced seven of the 11 tracks on the mixtape.  Initially, Metro wanted to rap, and started making beats so that he could have music to rap over. share. MB was on heartless, but he isn't listed on the song. One of the first artists with whom he worked was Bricksquad Monopoly rapper Tay Don which then led him to collaborate with Bricksquad label artists such as OJ Da Juiceman, Gucci Mane, and eventually his frequent collaborator Future, an artist that he continues to collaborate with to this day. , In 2016, Metro Boomin was credited with produced charting hits such as "Jumpman" by Future and Drake, "Bad and Boujee" by Migos, "Low Life" by Future and The Weeknd, and the 21 Savage collaboration "X". , Leland Tyler Wayne was born on September 16, 1993, in St. Louis, Missouri, where he attended Parkway North High School. Some of these tags include, "Metro Boomin want some more, nigga!"  It was later revealed to be a teaser for his comeback debut full-length project Not All Heroes Wear Capes, which he had been working on since 2015. In October 2014, Metro executive produced Future's Monster mixtape.  The song became a single a month after the album was released. The album was to be self-titled and was planned to be released sometime in 2015.  The album, released on October 2, 2020, debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 chart. He has four siblings. I created the label to represent a collective of highly gifted individuals who have the shared gift of being able to influence the world through culture and art".  In an interview with XXL, Metro says that Atlanta rapper OJ Da Juiceman was the first popular artist to rap on his beats, a string of collaborations that ultimately led to Metro meeting and working with Gucci Mane during the summer between his junior and senior years of high school. , Metro Boomin first started traveling to Atlanta in the 11th grade to pursue a career in music. Metro also regularly collaborates with other modern hip hop producers, including Sonny Digital, TM88, Southside, Zaytoven, Young Chop, DJ Spinz and most recently Tay Keith on Not All Heroes Wear Capes. Terms & Conditions We appreciate your support in allowing HYPEBEAST ads, where we can share contents from the latest fashion, to those culturally relevant. , In May 2013, Metro formally announced his debut mixtape, 19 & Boomin. In early 2016, Metro Boomin received widespread attention for his producer tag. Metro's most prominent and iconic tag "If Young Metro don't trust you I'm gon' shoot you" is performed by Future. The album was released on November 2, 2018, and featured appearances from Travis Scott, Swae Lee, 21 Savage, Wizkid, Young Thug, Gucci Mane, Gunna, Drake, and more.  In an interview with XXL, explaining the campaign with Gap and the remix, he stated; To remix the song, it was really about the [original] track leading the direction, I kept the rhythm of the song more uptempo, more of their style, with that old-school feel. I’m aware that producers don’t get their name on the songs, but MB usually does, so I’m wondering why he sometimes has his name on the songs, and sometimes not. In adding HYPEBEAST to your ad blocker's whitelist, ads on our sites will show while you continue to browse. Additionally, he often uses a subtle tag of an unknown/unspecified female's laugh, which can be heard at the start of some Metro-produced songs, such as "X" by 21 Savage featuring Future. It was launched in June 2017 in partnership with Republic Records and Universal Music Group. It was about mixing both worlds but not really losing the essence of the original.. Leland Tyler Wayne (born September 16, 1993), professionally known as Metro Boomin (also known as Young Metro or simply Metro), is an American record producer, record executive, songwriter, and DJ managed by SAL&CO. , Specializing in the trap sub-genre of hip hop, Metro Boomin utilities a distinctive mix of heavy bass, rattling synthetic percussion and dark, gothic melodies. Young Metro! In 2017, he produced charting singles such as "Tunnel Vision" by Kodak Black, "Bounce Back" by Big Sean, "Mask Off" by Future, and "Bank Account" by 21 Savage. Metro also produced the sixth single from Future's Honest, "I Won", which features Kanye West.  Upon graduating high school, Metro Boomin moved to Atlanta to attend Morehouse College, studying Business Management. In 2019, he produced The Weeknd's fourth Billboard Hot 100 number-one, "Heartless", with Illangelo and Dre Moon. The two first worked together on a song called "Hard", included on DJ Esco's Welcome 2 Mollyworld mixtape, and have collaborated on numerous songs since, including two singles from Future's second album, Honest, the album's lead single, "Karate Chop", and title track, "Honest", co-produced by DJ Spinz.