Metro Boomin honors late mother one year after she passed away

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Metro Boomin has been busy promoting the Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse soundtrack, but he stopped to take a moment to honor his late mother. On Saturday, the anniversary of her death, he remembered the day via a heartfelt tribute.

“I can’t believe today makes 1 year since we have lost You my Love. You were the best Mother and friend that anyone could possibly even pray for,” wrote the producer. He noted she dedicated her life to “the betterment of your 5 children and our family as a whole” and made others “all feel that they had a Mom or Sister in You.”

“This s*** hurts so much having to live everyday knowing I won’t hear your voice or see your face again, but based on everything you taught me, I’m confident and know that this new reality and experience will 100% no doubt continue to shape me into a better man than I would have ever been able to become with You down here in the physical form,” Metro continued. “You’ve always said that I’m a hero to not only my younger brothers and sisters but to millions of others out there from afar. So I just look at this as part of my origin story and continue to move forward with the mission as I know You would want me to.”

Metro said he knows he’s on the right path when he’s told his resilience inspires others to “keep going despite their trials.” “I Love You Mom with all my being and can’t wait to see You again because I know I will!!” he concluded.

Metro’s mom, Leslie Wayne, was shot by her husband in June 2022 as part of a murder-suicide. The producer previously honored her with a Mother’s Day post.

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