Metro Boomin is a DJ, songwriter, and record producer from America. His net worth has been evaluated somewhere around $6 million.
He was born as Leyland Tyler Wayne in St. Louis, Missouri on September 16th, 1993. He has one sister and one brother. He went to Parkway North High School. In middle school, he used to play bass guitar in his school band. In seventh grade, a 13-year-old Metro turned into making beats after he received a computer from his mother. With the use of Fruity Loops, he got into beat making.
In his high school years, he produced five beats every day. First, he wanted to become a rapper and produce music to sync with the rap. As his focus shifted to beats more than rapping, he dived into hip hop music production. He polished his production skills in his high school years and uses various places in social media like Twitter to connect with other renowned rap artists to submit his works and also for further music opportunities.
He attended Morehouse College in Atlanta and pursued a course in business management. However, later he decided to focus completely on his music career and discontinued the course after one semester.
Metro Boomin’s career started with his high school years of Parkway North High School in Creve Coeur. His mother drove him to St. Louis to Atlanta for over eight hours to help him collaborate with various artists that he met through social media platform. Bricksquad Monopoly rap artist Tay Don was the first artist Metro collaborated with. This made his way to collaborate with other Bricksquad label artists like Gucci Mane, OJ Da Juiceman, and Future with whom he collabs a lot.
Metro Boomin traveled to Atlanta during his 11th grade to make a career in music. During an interview with XXL, Metro mentioned that Atlanta based rapper OJ Da Juiceman was the very first artist who rapped on his beats. This gave him an opportunity to work with Gucci Mane in the summer months of junior and senior years of his high school. After graduation, Metro shifted to Atlanta and concentrated fully on his music career.
Boomin collaborated with many well known rap artists like Gucci Mane, Ludacris, Wiz Khalifa, Nicki Minaj, Future, Yo Gotti, Juicy J, Chief Keef, 21 Savage, Young Jeezy, The Weeknd, Meek Mill, YG, Ace Hood, Young Scooter, Young Thug, Travi$ Scott, S.A.M, Trinidad James, Rich Homie Quan, Lana Del Rey, Migos and Lil Uzi Vert. Metro collaborated with many modern hip hop music producers on a regular basis. The list includes Sonny Digital, Young Chop, TM88, DJ Spinz, Zaytoven, and Southside.
Future and Metro Boomin have worked together very frequently and extensively. Their first song together was called ‘‘Hard’’; this particular song was included on DJ Esco’s Welcome 2 MollyWorld mixtape. After that, they have worked together on various projects and on two singles of Future’s second album Honest. This album’s main single was ‘Karate Chop, ’ and ‘Honest’ was the title track which was co-produced by DJ Spinz.
In May 2013, Metro Boomin first announced his first ever mixtape named 19 & Boomin. After the release of the single, this featured artists like Gucci Mane, Trinidad James and much more, the debut mixtape on October 7, 2013. This mixtape was popular on the website LiveMixtapes. This mixtape included many hit songs like ‘Maison Margiela’ which featured Future and ‘Some More’ which featured Young Thug. The music videos for both the songs became a big hit.
During the March of 2014, Metro and Young Thug worked on a collaborative album and worked on ‘Metro Thuggin.’ The album was speculated to be released in 2015. They together released ‘The Blanguage.’ In Future’s album Honest, Metro Boomin worked on the single ‘I Won, ’ and it featured Kanye West. This single was released after a month from the album release. Metro also produced Future’s mixtape Monster. The hit single in this mixtape is ‘Commas.’
Metro has worked with Drake as his executive producer under his label OVO Music record label. In September 2015, Metro collaborated with Future for his mixtape What a Time to Be Alive. Boomin co-produced seven tracks from the total eleven tracks of the mixtape. Metro also worked as the executive produced along with DJ Esco on Future’s mixtape of 2016, Purple Reign. Metro Boomin won the Producer of the Year in 2016’s BET Hip Hop Awards. Drake’s Jumpman in 2016 was one of the biggest break received by Metro Boomin which earned him almost half a million dollars for Metro Boomin.
Metro Boomin’s hit songs in 2016 as a lead artist includes ‘X’ with 21 Savage and also features Future, ‘No Heart’ with 21 Savage. His 2017 works include No Complaints, Call Me and Perfect Timing. His record labels are Freebandz and Epic Records.
Metro Boomin likes to keep his personal life out of the media attention. Sometimes he talks about his life before fame and about his mother in interviews. His relationships are not known. As of record he is not married or has any children.
The total number of vehicles owned by Metro Boomin is not known in any records. He has been spotted at times to drive a Chevrolet. He is very keen on cars and has invested in a number of cars in these years. The model is not entirely known.
Metro Boomin has a property in Los Angeles, California and also a 6,000-foot mansion in his hometown Atlanta, Georgia which comes with a base studio of whooping $400,000. This makes him one of the richest young record producers.
Metro Boomin has used many rap names in his initial days as a rapper. His early choice was Lil Mont, but the reason behind is unknown. He sometimes uses the names like Young Metro and Metro for his works.
Full Name: Metro Boomin
Date of Birth: September 16, 1993
Birth Place: St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
Age: 24 years
Profession: Record Producer, DJ, Songwriter
Height: 1.83 m
Weight: 165 lbs / 75 kg
Net worth: $6 million