Wednesday, July 10, 2013

The Definitive Guide to Jay-Z’s Magna Carta Holy Grail Album Credits

VIA: Now that Jay-Z’s Magna Carta Holy Grail is (legally) available for the entire world, MySpace decided to give an in depth look at the cast of characters that helped create it. Offering a detailed look at the producers (Timbaland, Swizz Beatz, Pharrell, etc), features (Justin Timberlake, Nas, Frank Ocean, etc), engineers, studios and even the samples used.

The Personnel
Todd Pendelton, Samsung Chief Marketing Office
Jay Brown, Roc Nation Co-Founder/President
John Meneilly, manager

The Features
Justin Timberlake – Contribution: Vocals, “Holy Grail,” “BBC”; Writing, “Holy Grail,” “Heaven,” “BBC,” “Jay-Z Blue”; Additional Production, “Jay-Z Blue”
Frank Ocean – Contribution: Vocals and Writing, “Oceans”
Beyonce – Contribution: Vocals, “BBC,” “Part II (On the Run)”
Nas – Contribution: Vocals and Writing, “BBC”
Rick Ross – Contribution: Vocals and Writing, “FuckWithMeYouKnowIGotIt”

Pharrell Williams, Swizz Beatz, Timbaland, The-Dream, J-Roc, Boi-1da, Hit-Boy, Vinylz, Darhyl “DJ” Camper Jr., Mike Dean, Wondagurl, Tavi$ Scott, Mike WiLL Made It, Marz, Kyambo “Hip Hop” Joshua,

Chris Godbey, Jordan “DJ Swivel” Young, Ramon Rivas, Demacio “Demo” Castellon,
Nirvana, Smells Like Teen Spirit
R.E.M., Losing My Religion
Adrian Younge, “Sirens”
Adrian Younge, “Reverie”
Johnny “Guitar” Watson, “Gangster of Love (Part 1)”
Sizzla, “Solid as a Rock”
A Tribe Called Quest, “Sucka Nigga”
Gonjasufi, “Nikels and Dimes”
The Notorious B.I.G., “My Downfall”

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