Did Nick Cannon Write Rhymes for Kanye West?

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 16:  (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Rapper/TV personality Nick Cannon visits "The Elvis Duran Z100 Morning Show" at Z100 Studio on November 16, 2016 in New York City.  (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Did Nick Cannon Write Rhymes for Kanye West?

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Published November 18, 2016

While Kanye West dominates headlines regarding his recent political commentary, another interesting plot twist has curiously revealed itself.

During his conversation with Power 105's Breakfast ClubNick Cannon coincidentally shared that he has written for 'Ye in the past, particularly writing one line that the rapper has been previously praised for.

"I ain’t never wrote no smashes, but I’ve been in the Kanye camps early on," Cannon said during the interview. "I was there doing ‘Gold Digger.’ I wrote the bar for Kanye, ‘We don’t need to stunt/ I make Black history every day, I don’t need a month.’ That was me. Kanye’s bar. Stuff like that."

From there, the conversation shifted towards Cannon showing 'Ye some love, interestingly enough saying that being involved in West's creative project has nothing to do with ego.

"That’s why I love Kanye and his movement because he knows how to make great music, great songs," Cannon continues. "That ego doesn’t get into the art form. He’s like, ‘If somebody say something dope, let’s get to it.’ Being a part of that process, I’ve learned so much from him in making songs because… anybody can get in front of a mic and spit bars, but to create a song, that’s a true talent."

Listen to Nick Cannon's interview in full below, with the conversation shifting to Kanye West around the 8-minute mark. 

Written by KC Orcutt

(Photo: Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)


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