St. Louis, MO native, Parkway North High grad, Leland 'Metro Boomin' Wayne has been committed to the art of music since he was a high school freshman. You may turn on the radio and hear “Young Metro, Young Metro, Young Metro.” To you it's the intro to your favorite song. To Metro this means, he's being paid for his production. Metro began his journey back in 2011, working with Atlanta artists like OJ the Juiceman. With dedication and his diligent work, Metro rose to the top of the hip hop game in which we see him now. "The FORBES 30 Under 30 honoree composed the majority of tracks on 2015’s chart-topping albums What A Time to Be Alive and Future’s DS2—which sold a combined 850,000 copies," according to Natalie Robehmed at Forbes Magazine. Metroboomin is definitely motivational to those who are music lovers and want to be successful at it. There's three motivational hacks we've found to prepare you to be a successful brand like Metro Boomin.
Find your Purpose
Success doesn't come overnight, it usually takes years, sometimes a lifetime. Which is why it's important to act upon your dreams while you are young. Metro released his first mixtape “19 & Boomin” at the age of 19. Since then he has only elevated his talent. Try different things that interest you, once you feel passionate about it, devote your time & you'll see results.
Invest in yourself
We all know It takes money to make money, therefore you must invest in yourself. Metro wouldn't be a successful producer if he did not purchase the equipment that he needed. Once he had the materials, he was able to create endlessly. Save money to purchase the things you need. If you are doing the right thing, these investments will eventually pay for themselves.
Prepare for the Glo Up
You are in control of your destiny, set yourself up for success. The world is your platform. Always think highly of what you create . Successful people are the ones who never gave up, you too can be the same.
Deciding early to devote his time to making beats is what contributed to his success. Metro knew making beats was his passion, and we give props to him for profiting and making a living off of it.
For the full article on Metro Boomin via Forbes, read more here!