DIDDY JOINS METRO BOOMIN, THE WEEKND AND 21 SAVAGE FOR NEW “CREEPIN (REMIX)”
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“CREEPIN” WITH THE WEEKND & 21 SAVAGE RECEIVES PLATINUM CERTIFICATION FROM THE RIAA
17 MARCH 2023 (TORONTO, ON) – 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.
Listen to “Creepin (Remix)”: HERE
Watch “Creepin (Remix)”: HERE
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).
Listen to HEROES & VILLAINS (Villains Version): HERE
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.
About Metro Boomin
Since 2013, GRAMMY® Award-nominated diamond-certified producer, DJ, and artist Metro Boomin has defined not only the sound, but the direction of hip-hop. With dozens of smashes to his name, his unmatched, unprecedented, and undeniable discography encompasses the quintuple-platinum “Jumpman” by Drake and Future, quadruple-platinum “Bad and Boujee” [feat. Lil Uzi Vert] by Migos, 14x Platinum “Congratulations” [feat. Quavo] by Post Malone, 9x Platinum “Mask Off” by Future, 6x Platinum “Bounce Back” by Big Sean, and many more. Working with The Weeknd, he co-produced the Billboard Hot 100 #1 hit “Heartless” and contributed three more tracks to the chart-dominating 2020 epic After Hours. Along the way, he also joined forces with 21 Savage for the 2016 blockbuster Savage Mode and its even bigger 2020 successor Savage Mode II—which bowed at #1 on the Billboard 200, went gold, and closed out the year on multiple year-end lists. Other knockout collaborative albums included Double or Nothing with Big Sean and Without Warning with Offset and 21 Savage, both of which crashed the Top 10 of the Billboard 200. In 2018, he unleashed his full-length solo debut, Not All Heroes Wear Capes, seizing #1 on the Billboard 200 upon release, reaching platinum status. The FADER hailed him as “The Most Trusted Guy in Rap,” HIGHSNOBIETY christened this era “The Boom Years,” and The Wall Street Journal dubbed him “The Rap Producer Shaping Pop Music.” Plus, he launched his own record label Boominati Worldwide in partnership with Republic Records.
To date, he has received “Producer of the Year” at the BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards four consecutive years in a row (he is tied with Kanye West for having the most BMI Producer of the Year awards) and “Producer of the Year” at the BET Hip Hop Awards twice. Continuing a long creative partnership with Drake, he produced Certified Lover Boy’s “Knife Talk” [feat. 21 Savage & Project Pat], debuting in the Top 5 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 2021.
2022 saw him return to the top of the culture with his massively successful second full-length album, HEROES & VILLAINS. It bowed at #1 on the Billboard 200, Top Rap Albums Chart, and Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart with the biggest sales week of his career. Meanwhile, it yielded a string of smashes. “Creepin” [feat. The Weeknd & 21 Savage] and “Superhero (Heroes & Villains)” [feat. Future & Chris Brown] each landed in the Top 10 of the Hot 100. It only paves the way for more from Metro.
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