Not All Heroes Wear Capes

Metro Boomin - Not All Heroes Wear Capes
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Based on 4 reviews
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Based on 132 ratings
2018 Ratings: #520
November 2, 2018 / Release Date
LP / Format
Republic / Label
Trap Rap / Genres
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The beats Metro cooked up for this one were top notch throughout, adding some refreshing sounds to the current trap landscape. With retirement in the rearview mirror and a 21 Savage album on the horizon, Not All Heroes Wear Capes solidifies the return of one of this era’s most trusted producers.


Metro Boomin should be praised for creating something that’s so consistently engaging. His dominance as hip-hop’s go-to-producer shows no signs of fading and we can only hope he avoids the retirement talk in the future.


The Atlanta producer returns with a guest-filled album that builds on and creates a bigger version of the dark, hard-hitting production that has turned him into rap’s definitive producer.

The Needle Drop

Not All Heroes Wear Capes is a pretty cohesive listen for a producer-guided album, but it's not fire from front to back.

I'm so fucking sick and tired of hearing Drake on trap beats

everyone else was great tho
Welcome back, Father Metro. Insane production as expected as well as the greatly utilized samples littered around the album. The samples constructs a cinematic facade for the album which is notably present on the transitions. It definitely adds a layer of merit but some of the guests performances were too "meh" to match it. Travis & Thugger were glowing highlights as usual imo, but 21 Savage's contributions were unexpectedly entertaining? His verses through out the album were ... read more
ASMR Trap bout to take over
It's okay, Scott is the MVP. this is just so fucking average and everyone seems to be on cruise control, they know no matter what comes out of their mouths its going to sound good surrounded by Metro's production. It is worth remembering that as a producer record this should be considered the gold standard, Dre and Khaled's latest projects are miles away from this thing, so I guess in that way you can praise this, but it could have been so much more.

Favourites: Overdue, Space Cadet, Only1 ... read more
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Track List

  1. 10AM / Save the World (feat. Gucci Mane)
  2. Overdue (feat. Travis Scott)
  3. Don't Come Out the House (feat. 21 Savage)
  4. Dreamcatcher (feat. Swae Lee & Travis Scott)
  5. Space Cadet (feat. Gunna)
  6. 10 Freaky Girls (feat. 21 Savage)
  7. Up to Something (feat. Travis Scott & Young Thug)
  8. Only 1 (Interlude) [feat. Travis Scott]
  9. Lesbian (feat. Gunna & Young Thug)
  10. Borrowed Love (feat. Swae Lee & Wizkid)
  11. Only You (feat. Wizkid, Offset & J Balvin)
  12. No More (feat. Travis Scott, Kodak Black & 21 Savage)
  13. No Complaints (feat. Offset & Drake)
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Added on: October 31, 2018