Charged Up: Ghostwriting Taboos in Rap Music

In July 2015, Meek Mill tweeted that Drake used a ghostwritten verse for his feature on Mill’s song “R.I.C.O”: “Stop comparing drake to me too…He don’t write his own raps!” and later, “He ain’t even write that verse on my album and if I woulda knew I woulda took it off my album…” Drake came