Taking his smash hit to another level, Metro Boomin enlists Diddy, who was featured on the original Bad Boy classic “I Don’t Wanna Know,” performed, written, and produced by former Bad Boy artist and hitman Mario Winans, for the release of the remix of his now platinum track “Creepin” with The Weeknd and 21 Savage.
To coincide with the release of the song, Metro Boomin drops the star-studded video with Diddy, The Weeknd and 21 Savage. The visual pays homage to original hit with special appearances from Mario Winans and R&B singer and actress Coco Jones.
Upon arrival last fall, HEROES & VILLAINS, which includes the original monstrous track “Creepin,” captured #1 on the Billboard 200, Top Rap Albums Chart, and Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart, registering his third straight top bow on each of the respective charts. Moreover, it eclipsed 185K in total first-week consumption, marking his highest seven-day tally yet.
Thus far, it has already generated over 2 billion streams and counting. Spending over 10 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 and Billboard Global 200 charts, “Creepin” vaulted to #3, while “Superhero (Heroes & Villains)” feat. Future & Chris Brown climbed to #8, marking his highest entries on the Hot 100 thus far after debuting in the Top 10. Not to mention, “Superhero (Heroes & Villains)” also picked up a platinum certification from the RIAA.
HEROES & VILLAINS attracted some of the most enthusiastic tastemaker praise of his career thus far. Pitchfork proclaimed, “The hitmaking producer’s latest album brandishes his ardent ambition, attention to detail, and gift for curation,” while Complex summed it up succinctly as “the ultimate rap blockbuster.” GQ noted, “HEROES & VILLAINS is the result of Metro challenging himself to push his music even further. The project is full of intriguing little sonic experiments.” Additionally, the Diamond-certified GRAMMY® Award-nominated producer and trailblazer notably recharged, remixed, and reupped all 15 tracks of his blockbuster HEROES & VILLAINS for the (Villains Version).
However, it shows no signs of stopping or slowing down either.
Assembling an Avengers-level guest list, the album also boasts the likes of John Legend, Future, Chris Brown, Don Toliver, Travis Scott, 21 Savage, Young Nudy, Young Thug, Mustafa, A$AP Rocky, Gunna, and the late Takeoff.
It notably served as his first solo LP in four years and the follow-up to his 2018 full-length debut, Not All Heroes Wear Capes. The latter bowed at #1 on the Billboard 200, picked up a platinum certification, and housed the triple-platinum “Space Cadet” feat. Gunna, platinum “No Complaints” feat. Drake & Offset, platinum “Don’t Come Out The House” feat. 21 Savage, triple-platinum “10 Freaky Girls” feat. 21 Savage, platinum “Overdue” feat. Travis Scott, among others.
Listen to HEROES & VILLAINS (Villains Version) HERE:
Listen to “Creepin (Remix)”: HERE
Watch “Creepin (Remix)”: HERE