Run It (DJ Snake song)

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"Run It"
Single by DJ Snake featuring Rick Ross and Rich Brian
from the album Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings: The Album
Released13 August 2021 (2021-08-13)
  • DJ Snake
  • SIM
  • Diamond Pistols
DJ Snake singles chronology
"You Are My High"
"Run It"
Rick Ross singles chronology
"Make Me Feel"
"Run It"
Rich Brian singles chronology
"Lazy Susan"
"Run It"
"New Tooth"
Music video
"Run It" on YouTube

"Run It" is a song by French DJ and producer DJ Snake featuring American rapper Rick Ross and Indonesian rapper Rich Brian. It was released by Hollywood Records, Marvel Music, and Interscope Records on 13 August 2021, from the soundtrack of the Marvel Studios' film Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, which premiered on 3 September 2021.[2]


Jack Spilsbury of We Rave You wrote that, the song "featuring heavy and power synths and incredible vocals and rapping from Rick Ross and Rich Brian".[3] It is written in the key of D major, with a tempo of 104 beats per minute.[4]

Critical reception

Brian Bonavoglia of DJ Times described the track "as an exhilarating anthem that sees the worlds of hip-hop and menacing mid-tempo combine into one making for one adrenaline-pumping listening experience".[5] Jason Heffler of commented that "Run It" as "a heart-racing banger fit for the suspenseful action sequences of a tentpole Marvel film".[6] Oliver Tryon of Cultr praised the song "[is] perfect for the movie, a hard hitting, energetic track that [you] can envision being placed throughout a car chase or the like".[7]

Music video

The music video was released on 14 September 2021, which appeared in the film Shang-Chi and the official soundtrack, and also starred the film's lead actor, Simu Liu. It showcases Liu "battle it out on the dance floor with the DJ Snake".[8]

Credits and personnel

Credits adapted from AllMusic.[9]

  • Diamond Pistols – producer
  • DJ Snake – composer, engineer, mixing, primary artist, producer, programming
  • Christian Dold – composer
  • Mercer – engineer, mixing
  • Rich Brian – composer, primary artist, vocals
  • Rick Ross – composer, primary artist, vocals
  • SIM – composer, producer


ESPN announced that the song was used in the background music for the 2021-22 college football season and serve as the anthem for the coverage, which started on 28 August.[10]



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  2. ^ Zemler, Emily (13 August 2021). "Hear Rick Ross, Rich Brian Team Up With DJ Snake on 'Run It'". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 14 December 2021.
  3. ^ Spilsbury, Jack (13 August 2021). "DJ Snake releases 'Run It' with Rick Ross and Rich Brian, featured in upcoming Marvel film: Listen". We Rave You. Retrieved 14 December 2021.
  4. ^ "Key & BPM for Run It (feat. Rick Ross & Rich Brian) by DJ Snake, Rick Ross, Rich Brian". TuneBat. Retrieved 14 December 2021.
  5. ^ Bonavoglia, Brian (16 August 2021). "DJ Snake Joins Forces With Rick Ross & Rich Brian For "Run It"". DJ Times. Retrieved 26 August 2021.
  6. ^ Heffler, Jason (13 August 2021). "DJ Snake, Rick Ross and Rich Brian Drop Gripping Banger for Marvel's "Shang-Chi" Movie: Listen". Retrieved 14 December 2021.
  7. ^ Tryon, Oliver (13 August 2021). "DJ Snake, Rick Ross & Rich Brian Link On 'Run It' From Marvel's 'Shang-Chi'". Cultr. Retrieved 14 December 2021.
  8. ^ Schube, Will (14 September 2021). "DJ Snake, Rich Brian, And Rick Ross Drop 'Run It' Video Starring Simu Liu". Udiscovermusic. Retrieved 14 December 2021.
  9. ^ "DJ Snake – Run It / Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 14 December 2021.
  10. ^ Lopez, Isabelle (13 August 2021). "ESPN Announces "Run It" By DJ Snake ft. Rick Ross & Rich Brian Chosen as New College Football Anthem for 2021-22 Season". ESPN. Retrieved 14 December 2021.
  11. ^ "DJ Snake Chart History (Hot Dance/Electronic Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved 14 December 2021.
  12. ^ "Hot Dance/Electronic Songs – Year-End 2021". Billboard. Retrieved 14 December 2021.