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


                            Run The Jewels praised for modesty after crediting entire team behind 'RTJ4', fans call it 'ridiculously legendary'
Killer Mike and El-P of Run The Jewels (Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images)

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.

Featured Artists

2 Chainz, DJ Premier, Greg Nice, Josh Homme, Mavis Staples, Pharrell Williams, Zack de la Rocha

Producers

BOOTS, Dave Sitek, El-P, Josh Homme, Torbitt Schwartz, Wilder Schwartz

Co-Producers

Matt Sweeney, Torbitt Schwartz, Wilder Schwartz

Composers

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

Vocals

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

Additional Vocals

David Ferguson, Matt Sweeney, Nicholas Ryan Gant, Theron "Uptown AP" Thomas

Bass

Danton Boller

Guitar

Matt Sweeney

Instruments

Cutty Ranks, Gangsta Boo, Mr. MFN eXquire, Z-Kicks

Violin

Dana Lyn

Saxophone

Cochemea Gastelum, Stuart Bogie

Scratches

Cutmaster Swiff, Trackstar the DJ

Sampled Performers

Christopher Martin, Keith Elam, Daryl Barnes, Greg Mays

Engineers

Carl Bespolka, Dylan Neustadter, Jonathan Lackey, Kaushlesh "Garry" Purohit, Nick Hook, Leon Kelly, Mat LeJeune, Taylor Jackson

Mixing Engineer

Joey Raia
Mastering Engineer
Joe LaPorta

Recording Engineers

Carl Bespolka, Gary Purohit, Leon Kelly, Nick Hook

String Arrangement

Jeremy Wilms

Additional String Production

El-P

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