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. Filmed this spring it Atlanta, it follows Metro from a studio session with Southside and 21 Savage to his college barbershop, the stage of a sold-out Future show, and one of the city’s finest institutions, Magic City. In the background, you’ll hear some unreleased Metro instrumentals and a snippet of his masterpiece for Young Thug, “Hercules.”
Metro Boomin speaks on his career in producing, interaction with fans and more with Fader.