I met Metro years ago, just after he stopped showing up to class at Morehouse. The first thing I told him was that Future had begun claiming him as his own during an interview conducted while attending that year’s SXSW. Now he’s a star in his own right. Very cool to see.
From The FADER:
Metro Boomin, the 22-year-old that all of young America and beyond have placed their trust in, is on the cover of The FADER’s new Producers Issue. His full story—covering his upbringing in St.. Louis, his familial relationships with music’s biggest players, and strategy as an artist—will be published at 6 p.m. EST tonight, April 12. For now, here’s a preview of the world it tells of.