Metro Boomin may seem like a a larger than life figure, but he came up like the rest us, played video games, flicked through comics. He disclosed his normie traits in an exclusive interview with Montreality. Beyond the reasonable connection he makes with his fans, he also proves on more than one occasion that he’s a student the game. Metro aptly demonstrates that his day reckoning is well past him, he’s in it for the long haul.
He credits Gucci, T.I. and Jeezy as the major three involved in evolving the trap sound from a rapper’s perspective and Zaytoven, Shawty Redd Drumma Boy and Fatboi as the main innovators behind the sound. Unsurprisingly he saves his greatest praise for Future, who he credits as being a man before his time. Metro laments a period in which “they (rap fans) didn’t appreciate it (Future’s music) then because they wanted hood music and weren’t getting it.”
Metro’s closing statement was directed at his younger fans. He advised the kids to do a lil’ something every day: No days f. Metro comes acrossas a humble person during the interview which can be viewed in its entirety right below. 2017 was Metro’s banner year, and it looks like he’s got a sneaky lead on 2018 as well.