Metro Boomin recently told artists and producers to stay away from Atlantic Records, because they do shady business.
Metro issued this warning on Twitter after one person said that Atlantic was having an A&R meeting soon, and they weree looking for up and coming Atlanta producers who were making heat.
PSA to Producers in Atlanta pic.twitter.com/OZgAlhimQc— ⚄⚁ (@NOAHXZARK) October 16, 2017
PSA to producers everywhere, don't let @AtlanticRecords steal your soul https://t.co/W1kk3DuTh5— Metro Boomin (@MetroBoomin) October 18, 2017
Metro then clarified his tweet and said the person who he called shady was Warner Music Group's Mike Caren. He also said to watch out for the Artist Publishing Group Division.
What I said about Atlantic was directed at Mike Caren and the APG division who deals directly with producers and songwriters.— Metro Boomin (@MetroBoomin) October 18, 2017
It is just so demeaning to take advantage of hungry artists/producers/writers who put their whole life into their music just 4 u to rob them— Metro Boomin (@MetroBoomin) October 18, 2017
A bit after, Joe Budden chimed in and said he had bad business dealings with Caren as well and thinks he's a bad guy. Mike Will Made-It and London on Da Track also chimed.
Still preparing my Mike Caren expose, he been trash for awhile now……. https://t.co/riLy7zW2zN— Joe Budden (@JoeBudden) October 18, 2017
Factual , Caron looked 2012 Mike Will in the eyes after hearing my whole catalog and said you don't have ANY hits but we can help u wit that— Mike WiLL Made It (@MikeWiLLMadeIt) October 18, 2017
That’s all they want to do https://t.co/31AjXmtzur— WeGotLondonOnDaTrack (@LondonOnDaTrack) October 18, 2017
Metro then gave the name of other people who he thinks would do a better job than Caren at discovering young new talent.
Dallas Martin, Orlando Wharton, and Lanre Gaba are good friends and black execs who do great business and wanna help us win.— Metro Boomin (@MetroBoomin) October 18, 2017
What do you think about what Metro said?
[Related: JAY-Z got Lupe Fiasco into bad Atlantic deal.]