By Jose Roa ’20
Metro Boomin is back and hitting the top billboard. Boomin’s new album, Not All Heroes Wear Capes, is anything but disappointing. This album got people’s attention with the album cover and the individuals featured in the songs.
Right off the bat, the album’s cover is able to draw anyone’s attention. The cover contains an explosion in which an individual is diving away from. The visual gives an action film vibe that makes the album more interesting.
If that did not draw your attention, the billboards in Atlanta would have. The billboard contains a individual in an orange jumpsuit and a question with all capital letters in red stating, “MISSING HAVE YOU SEEN THIS MAN?” Below this question you will see the title of the album, Not All Heroes Wear Capes, and a description of the individual.
Not All Heroes Wear Capes is Metro Boomin’s first No.1 album on the billboards 200 chart. Out of the 20 songs, seven of them made the billboard hot 100, one being “Don’t Come Out The House” hitting No.38.
The album has a different beat for each song, and the album features 21 Savage (who featured in “Don’t Come Out The House”) , Travis Scott, Young Thug, Swae Lee, Gucci Mane, Offset, Wizkid, Kodak Black, Gunna, Drake, and J Balvin.
In my opinion, I think that the album was a success because it contains all the multiple known rappers, who did an excellent job on creating lyrics that fit perfectly with the beat that Metro Boomin produced.
On the other hand, many will dislike the album for containing too many top hit rappers instead of more upcoming rappers, who bring a different vibe and sometimes voice. Some say that some upcoming rappers are more lyrical then the top rappers in the game.
One thing that most people can agree on is that each song has the potential to become a top hit.
- Number of songs: 26
- Release Date: Nov. 2
- Label: Republic Records
- Genre: Hip-Hop & Rap