As his latest set of life stories told through rap, JAY-Z’s 4:44 is out now and it’s packed with cold beats, rhymes, and truths of his hard knock life. In addition, the album contributions, which is mainly handled by co-executive producer No I.D., also features appearances from Beyoncé, Blue Ivy Carter, Frank Ocean, The-Dream, and more, as well as samples aplenty. Check the credits below, as pulled from Tidal.

Executive Producer: Shawn “JAY-Z” Carter

Co-Executive Producer: No I.D.


Creative Direction: Willo Perron

Art Direction: Brian Roettinger

Marketing: Roc Nation

Legal: Christina Suarez & Todd Mumford

Sample Clearances: Deborah Mannis-Gardner, DMG Clearances, Inc.

A&R Administration: Karen Console & Krystian Santini

Recorded: Gimel “Young Guru” Keaton

Mixed: Jimmy Douglass

Mastered: Dave Kutch

1. “Kill JAY Z”

Produced by No I.D. for Rich Daily Since 71.

Contains a sample from “Don’t Let It Show” by The Alan Parsons Project and Eric Woofson

2. “The Story of O.J.”

Produced by No. I.D.

Co-Produced by JAY-Z

Contains elements from “Four Women” performed by Nina Simone and “Kool is Back” by Funk Inc.

Guitar, Bass, Celeste, CS-80 & Electric Piano by Steve Wyreman

3. “Smile”

Produced by No I.D.

Co-Produced by JAY-Z

Features: Gloria Carter

Contains elements from “Love’s In Need of Love Today” performed by Stevie Wonder

4. “Caught Their Eyes”

Produced by No I.D.

Co-Produced by JAY-Z

Features: Frank Ocean

Contains a sample from “Baltimore” as recorded by Nina Simone; Contains excerpts from “Baltimore” written by Randy Newman

5. “4:44”

Produced by No I.D.

Features a sample of “Late Nights and Heartbreak” performed by Hannah Williams & The Affirmations, written by Kanan Keeney

Additional vocals by Kim Burrell

6. “Family Feud

Produced by No I.D.

Embodies portions of “Ha Ya” by The Clark Sisters

Additional vocals by Beyoncé

7. “Bam”

Produced by No I.D.

Features: Damian Marley

Trombone by Jonah Levine

Trumpet & Flugelhorn by Crystal Rovél Torres

Tenor Sax by Kenneth Whalum

Guitar, Bass, Electric Piano & Synths by Steve Wyreman

Contains elements from “Bam Bam” performed by Sister Nancy written by Winston Riley and Ophlin Russell‘ “Tenement Yard” performed by Jacob Miller written by Jacob Miller and Roger Lewis

8. “Moonlight”

Produced by No. I.D.

Co-Produced by JAY-Z

Contains a sample of “Fu-Gee-La” as recorded by The Fugees

9. “Marcy Me”

Produced by No I.D.

Additional vocals by The-Dream

Guitar, Hammond Organ, Synth by Steve Wyreman

Guitar, Piano & Moog by Nate Mercereau

Contains elements from “Todo O Mundo E Ninguém” performed by Quarteto 1111

10. “Legacy”

Produced by No I.D.

Co-Produced by JAY-Z

Additional vocals by Blue Ivy Carter

Contains sample from Donny Hathaway recording “Someday We’ll All Be Free”

Embodies portions of “Glaciers of Ice” written by Raekwon, Ghostface Killah, Masta Killa