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Drake Addresses Ghostwriting Allegations in Meek Mill Beef


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For the first time, Drake is speaking up about accusations he’s used a ghostwriter, a rumor that prompted his well-documented beef with Meek Mill.

In the cover story of The FADER’s 100th issue, Drizzy says music should be a collaborative process while referring to working with Quentin Miller, the scribe who has credits on some of Drake’s songs.

“I need, sometimes, individuals to spark an idea so that I can take off running. I don’t mind that,” Drake says before adding that he doesn’t mind being the “vessel for [a] conversation to be brought up.”

He adds that “music at times can be a collaborative process, you know? Who came up with this, who came up with that — for me, it’s like, I know that it takes me to execute every single thing that I’ve done up until this point. And I’m not ashamed.”

As for where he stands on his feud with Meek, Drake says he was confused about where the hostility came from. “This is a discussion about music, and no one’s putting forth any music?… Nobody told you that this was a bad idea, to engage in this and not have something?” he says. “It was weighing heavy on me. I didn’t get it. I didn’t get how there was no strategy on the opposite end. I just didn’t understand. I didn’t understand it because that’s just not how we operate.”

You can read the full interview online now at

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