"If Young Metro don't trust you I'm gon shoot you" has gone from a tag to a meme to a political statement.
Most first heard it on the Drake/Future track 'Jumpman', and it reached a critical mass when Kanye West stuck it on 'Father Stretch My Hands Pt. 1'.
But serious rap fans know it first hit wax on Uncle Murda's 'Right Now,' which features Future.
Boomin' discussed the origins of the tag earlier this week in an interview with DJ Drama.
"I’ve been using that as a tag in beats since about August," he said. "Jumpman," before the song was recorded, that beat already said that. We had did this one with Uncle Murda one time, and one of the lines that Future said in there was 'If “young Metro don’t trust you, I’m gonna shoot you.' When he said that it had a different tone, but I remember when we were in the studio he had another tone, which is the one that’s the tag that was just like muted. I just made sure to go back on the session and just get it and just go HAM with it."Boomin' also broke down 'Ye's interest in the line.
"I had a sense that he liked it," he said, "because we were in the studio before, and you know the Kanye dance he does when he's doing his thing? he was just going crazy doing that and saying "Young Metro don't trust you..."