Run The Jewels praised for modesty after crediting entire team behind 'RTJ4', fans call it 'ridiculously legendary'
'I feel like some artists want to take all the credit, while you’re being transparent and celebrating all who were involved! Respect,' a fan commented on Instagram
If you're a fan of Run The Jewels and haven't yet discovered who worked on their latest critically-acclaimed record, you're in for an epic surprise. The legendary hip-hop group shared an honest post on Instagram today (October 16), revealing the entire team behind their new album 'RTJ4'. "Teamwork makes the dreamwork ❤️@recordingacademy #GiveCredit," the group wrote alongside a pic of all the names involved on their LP.
Credits have been given to numerous A-list names in the music industry, including but not limited to 2 Chainz, Pharrell Williams, Rage Against The Machine's Zack de la Rocha, Mavis Staples as guest artists, Jordan Asher (a.k.a BOOTS), Queens of the Stone Age's Josh Homme who handled production and many more. See the full list below. Fans were quick to share their love for the post and Run The Jewels' transparency, praising them for their honesty in comparison to other artists/bands that often tend to keep their team out of the spotlight when it comes to their projects. "That’s what’s up. I feel like some artists want to take all the credit, while you’re being transparent and celebrating all who were involved! Respect." said a fan while another exclaimed, "Hell yeah!! 🔥" One fan wrote, "2 chainz, josh homme, and pharrell all on one album. Ridiculously legendary."
Another fan shared, "Amazing album, big ups to everybody behind the scenes! 💯." Many fans also shared their love of the album and noted they have kept it on repeat since it released. "It's been a long time since I overplayed an album like this..." said a fan. One fan wrote, "I have literally not stopped playing this album since it's come out. About to cop it on vinyl as well." Another fan added, "Album of the year, I’m not even a hip hop head and this is at the top of my list for the year."
If you're still buzzing over 'RTJ4' like the aforementioned fans, check out its epic team below.
2 Chainz, DJ Premier, Greg Nice, Josh Homme, Mavis Staples, Pharrell Williams, Zack de la Rocha
BOOTS, Dave Sitek, El-P, Josh Homme, Torbitt Schwartz, Wilder Schwartz
Matt Sweeney, Torbitt Schwartz, Wilder Schwartz
Andrew Gill, Christopher Martin, Daryl Barnes, Dave Sitek, David Geoffrey Allen, Greg Mays, Hugh Anthony Allison, Hugo Burnham, Jaime Meline, Jonathan King, Jordan Asher Cruz, Josh Homme, Keith Elam, Leon Sylvers, Lola Mitchell, Matt Sweeney, Mavis Staples, Michael Render, Pharrell Williams, Philip Thomas, Tausheed Epps, Torbitt Schwartz, Wilder Schwartz, Zack de la Rocha
2 Chainz, El-P, Killer Mike, Run The Jewels, DJ Premier, Greg Nice, Jaime Meline, Josh Homme, Mavis Staples, Michael Render, Pharrell Williams, Zack de la Rocha
David Ferguson, Matt Sweeney, Nicholas Ryan Gant, Theron "Uptown AP" Thomas
Cutty Ranks, Gangsta Boo, Mr. MFN eXquire, Z-Kicks
Cochemea Gastelum, Stuart Bogie
Cutmaster Swiff, Trackstar the DJ
Christopher Martin, Keith Elam, Daryl Barnes, Greg Mays
Carl Bespolka, Dylan Neustadter, Jonathan Lackey, Kaushlesh "Garry" Purohit, Nick Hook, Leon Kelly, Mat LeJeune, Taylor Jackson
Carl Bespolka, Gary Purohit, Leon Kelly, Nick Hook
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