The Runners is a hip hop production duo from Orlando, Florida, consisting of Andrew "Dru Brett" Harr and Jermaine "Mayne Zayne" Jackson. They came together to form the team in 2000, but they have known each other since they were in kindergarten. They are best known for producing the hit singles "Go Hard" and "Hustlin'", by rappers DJ Khaled and Rick Ross respectively. They have produced songs for artists like Keyshia Cole, Chris Brown, Fat Joe, Juelz Santana, Nelly, Jim Jones, Lil Wayne, Justin Bieber, Fabolous and Usher. They are currently working on songs for Danity Kane, Day26, Teairra Mari, Tamia, Jadakiss, Stafford Brothers, Ludacris, Young Jeezy, Trey Songz, Christina Milian, Ciara, Lloyd, Rihanna, Chipmunk, Heidi Montag, Avril Lavigne and Mariah Carey.1. They produced two tracks on Rihanna's fifth studio album Loud, "Cheers (Drink to That)" and "California King Bed". They have also produced British singer-rapper Cher Lloyd's debut single "Swagger Jagger".
On March 31, 2012, they went in the studio to produce for Shakira.
Although their work is primarily hip hop they have recently created several songs for TV including John Walsh's Americas Most Wanted intro. They were nominated for Producer of the Year at the BET Awards 2008.
Their trade mark includes a bass pattern followed by the sound of "AHHH" signifying a "breath of fresh air."
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