Thursday, June 29, 2017

Metro Boomin launches his own label, Boominati Worldwide, with Republic/UMG | Music Business Worldwide

As you may have read elsewhere, Metro Boomin (aka Leland Wayne) was the US market’s hottest hit songwriter of Q1 this year.

Now, his career just got even bigger: the producer/writer has launched his own label in partnership with Republic Records and UMG.

The announcement of Boominati Worldwide comes as Metro Boomin issues his first solo single as an artist – No Complaints, featuring Offset and Drake – which will appear on the label.

The star and his team will also be looking to add new signings to Boominati Worldwide.

“Launching Boominati Worldwide is the next step in my career as a producer, an artist and a businessman,” he said in a statement.

“I created the label to represent a collective of highly gifted individuals who have the shared gift of being able to influence the world through culture and art.”

“Metro Boomin is a franchise player who’s captured the imagination of the music community in a very short period of time.”

Monte Lipman, Republic Records

Republic Records co-founder/CEO Monte Lipman noted, “Metro Boomin is a franchise player who’s captured the imagination of the music community in a very short period of time.

“His amazing talent, competitive spirit and natural charisma will serve as the cornerstone of success for Boominati Worldwide.”

Metro Boomin contributed to no less than nine Billboard Hot 100 hits in the first three months of 2017.

He has produced and/or co-written hits for the likes of Drake, Kanye West, The Weeknd, Future, Nicki Minaj, Travi$ Scott, and many more.

This year, he has produced 5 Top 10 records on the Hot 100 Chart including Post Malone’s triple-platinum smash “Congratulations” [feat. Quavo], Migos’s platinum “Bad and Boujee” [feat. Lil Uzi Vert], Future’s platinum “Mask Off,” Kodak Black’s platinum “Tunnel Vision” and Big Sean’s platinum “Bounce Back.”

(Pictured L-R: Monte Lipman- Founder & CEO – Republic Records, Naim McNair – SVP Urban A&R, Republic Records, Uwonda Carter – The Carter Law Firm, Metro Boomin – Producer, Dan Friedman – Management, Rico Brooks – Management, Tyler Arnold – Manager, A&R, Republic Records, Sir Lucian Grainge – Chairman & CEO of Universal Music Group, Steve Gawley – EVP, Business & Legal Affairs, Universal Music Group)Music Business Worldwide


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