Poison Pen: When Ghostwriters Strike

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  • Jay Z, Memphis Bleek
  • T.I., Nicki Minaj, Iggy Azealia
  • Kanye and D-Dot
  • Jay Electronica, Nas, stic.man, dead prez
  • Kanye West, Roscoe Dash, Wale
  • Twista, LL Cool J, MC Lyte
  • Prince
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  • Large Professor, Eric B. & Rakim
  • Lauryn Hill
  • B.o.B.
  • Sugar Hill Gang
  • Dr. Dre, The D.O.C., Ice Cube, Eminem, Jay Z, Big Hutch, Warren G, Daz, Melman, Scott Storch
  • Rhymefest, Kanye West, Roscoe Dash
  • Keri Hilson, Beyonce
  • Milli Vanilli

Is That Your... Song?

Ghostwriting was once a taboo in hip hop although we all know that it's been going on behind the scenes since rap's creation. Jay Z's magical pen has crafted hits for Dr. Dre and Foxy Brown over the years and Memphis Bleek recently revealed that Hov penned his verse on "Coming of Age" from the Roc boss's 1996 debut, Reasonable Doubt.

Jigga definitely isn't the only phantom scribe. Read on for more.

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