Although the Atlanta scene remains fairly cluttered in terms of the musical resurgence of fresh new talent, there’s still a bundle of newly shelved artists and rappers who often get left by the wayside after achieving one hit wonder success. But in all, the heap of gifted, groomed musicians/producers often outweigh the others by a long shot.
Respectively, these individuals are characteristically deemed the cream of the crop, and one who is steadily making some noise within his region is none other than 20-year-old Metro Boomin. Born Leland Wayne, the former product of St. Louis and now Atlanta native, has aligned himself with some serious big names as of late, and these include rap acts such as: Future, Ludacris, Gucci Mane, Young Thug, and Wiz Khalifa – just to name a few.
A protégé of hit-maker Zaytoven, the youngster has climbed the rankings down south by concocting some of the most infectious gems for his city’s locales, but most recently, he steered away from the regular formula by branching out to collaborate with Pittsburgh representative Wiz Khalifa on his heavily trap inspired mixtape, 28 Grams, (credited for 5 tracks) whom he credits singer Rihanna for his surprise venturing into south sounding territory.
As he readies his impending release fittingly entitled 20 and Boomin, the burgeoning producer dropped a bouncy number several weeks back called "Cash Talk," which included some assistance from rising star and frequent collaborator, Young Thug. Today, the two reunite on a bass thumping jingle (artwork done by famed designer AllBlck), filled with monstrous 808 booms that’ll keep your neck snapping back and forth – and let’s not forget how sweet it is to hear Future and Thugga accommodate each other’s styles so well—it’s certainly a match made in heaven. Lookout for the abovementioned project hitting your computer screens any day from now, but in the meantime, fans can quench their ears with his latest production "Chanel Vintage" here.