Leland Tyler Wayne, professionally known as Metro Boomin, is an American record producer, record executive, songwriter, and DJ. Raised in St. Louis, Wayne began a production career while in high school and became known for his successful recordings with Atlanta hip hop and trap artists such as Future, 21 Savage, Gucci Mane, and Migos in the mid-2010s. In 2017, Forbes called him "easily one of the most in-demand hitmakers in the world," while Stereogum described him as "one of the most original, vivid, important voices in rap right now." Early production success for Wayne came with tracks such as ILoveMakonnen's 2014 hit "Tuesday" and Drake and Future's 2015 single "Jumpman". Since then, he has amassed over a dozen top 20 hits, including "Bad and Boujee" by Migos, "Mask Off" by Future, "Bank Account" by 21 Savage, "Congratulations" by Post Malone, and "Tunnel Vision" by Kodak Black.
|Birth name:||Leland Tyler Wayne|
|Also known as:||Young Metro, Metro, Lil Metro|
|Born:||September 16, 1993, St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.|
|Genres:||Hip hop, trap|
|Occupation(s):||Record producer, record executive, DJ, songwriter|
|Labels:||Boominati Worldwide, Republic, Freebandz|
|Associated acts:||So Icey Boyz, 21 Savage, Big Sean, Drake, Future, Gucci Mane, Nav, Travis Scott, Offset, Young Thug, Migos, Gunna, TM88, Sonny Digital|
|Twitter:||Metro Boomin's Twitter profile|
|Instagram:||Metro Boomin's Instagram profile|
|Facebook:||Metro Boomin's Facebook profile|
|Spotify:||Metro Boomin's Spotify|
|SoundCloud:||Metro Boomin's SoundCloud|
About Metro Boomin
Born Leland Wayne and professionally known as Metro Boomin, he is a record producer who produced instrumentals for hip hop artists including Ludacris, Migos, Future, Wiz Khalifa, Nicki Minaj and more.
He played bass guitar for his middle school band. At the age of 13, he began making beats on the software FruityLoops.
He dropped a mixtape in 2013 called 19 & Boomin.
He was born in St. Louis, Missouri and originated out of Atlanta, Georgia. He grew up with a sister and a younger brother.
OJ Da Juiceman was the first recording artist to rap over Metro Boomin's beats.
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- Businesspeople from Missouri
- American rhythm and blues keyboardists
- Businesspeople from Atlanta
- American hip hop DJs
- Morehouse College alumni
- Musicians from St. Louis
- Musicians from Atlanta
- African-American businesspeople
- Southern hip hop musicians
- Epic Records artists
- African-American record producers