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Metro Boomin Biography

Metro Boomin is an American record producer, songwriter and DJ, known for hits like “Jumpman” from Drake and Future.

Early Life

Born Leland Tyler Wayne on September 16, 1993, in St. Louis, Missouri, he started making his own music at age 13 with the music production software FruityLoops. His ambition was to produce hip hop music and provide beats for artists.

It was so foreign to me. I was trying to Google like, ‘How do you get a bass sound?‘”, he stated for The Fader.

The Bloomin

He started collaborating with artists like OJ Da Juiceman, Gucci Mane and Future, all while still attending high school. After Metro graduated high school, he attended Morehouse College for one semester. The demands for his producing skills were so high that he chose to take a break from education.

In 2013, Boomin announced 19 & Boomin, his debut mixtape. Soon after, the collaborative album Metro Thuggin featuring Young Thug was said to be on its way sometime in 2015. He also released the track “The Blanguage”. Metro had the honour to be the executive producer for Drake and Future’s mixtape What a Time to Be Alive.


Metro Boomin was the BET Hip-Hop Award for Producer of the Year in 2016. He collaborated with several famous artists, like Nicki Minaj, The Weeknd, Ludacris, Future, Wiz Khalifa, Travi$ Scott, and Gucci Mane.

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