Drake is constantly being called out for having ghostwriters which the rapper addressed in 2015 in The Fader pointing out that, “music at times can be a collaborative process.” In hip-hop, having ghostwriters is taken pretty seriously since the lyrics rappers use in their songs are authentic to their personal journey. However, we think it’s safe to say that Drake is not just “any kind of rapper” at this point. In his decade-plus-long year career in music, it’s safe that the 6God is “one of one” and shouldn’t be put into any kind of box. His R&B-infused rap has inspired a generation of sound that has influenced a genre but has been successful experimenting in pop, reggae and now dance with his latest album Honestly, Nevermind. Despite what you might think of Drake as rapper, singer, –or whatever he feels like he wants be labeled today– he has used that “collaborative process” to bring you hits by your favorite artists.
Let’s put some respect on Drake’s pen and check out seven songs that he has written for other artists: