ghostwriting

Longreads Or Whatever

How Widespread Is Ghostwriting in Music and How OK With It Should You Be?

Last month’s Meek vs Drake bunfight left a question mark hanging over the link between authorship and authenticity.
Peter Robinson
8.19.15
RAP BEEF ALERT

Kendrick Dissing Drake on 'Compton' Is the Peak of a Beef That Has Been Growing for Years

And if Drizzy takes the bait, then the game won't be about memes anymore.
Ryan Bassil
8.11.15
Music

Drake's Meek Mill Diss Was a Sign of Hip-Hop's New Political Correctness

Drake's "soft" chastise style is a kinder, gentler diss. But women still get the short end of the stick.
Kate Davis Jones
7.30.15
Stuff

What I've Learned Ghostwriting Other People's Texts and Emails

I've written letters to clients' grandmothers, offered replies to late-night sexts, and sent sympathy cards to sick loved ones—all pretending to be someone I'm not.
Angela Lovell
7.28.15
Holy Shit

Drake Just Dropped a Savage Meek Mill Diss (And Two Other New Songs) on OVO Sound Radio!

The Toronto king gets "Charged Up" and lets off warning shots.
Craig Jenkins
7.25.15
RAP BEEF ALERT

Drake Responded to Meek Mill's Ghostwriter Accusations in the Most Drake Way Possible

We are truly living in Drake's millennial shade-throwing generation.
Ryan Bassil
7.23.15
Words

Oliver on Daft Punk Comparisons, Confessions About Miley, and Getting Blanked by Tchami

...And the duo drop the realest of real talk about their ghostwriting side gig.
Jemayel Khawaja
9.30.14
Interviews

We Spoke to Shi Wisdom, Drake's Accused Ghostwriter

They've worked together in the past, but did Shi Wisdom try to sue Drake for unpaid ghostwriting fees?
Tania Peralta
9.18.14