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  1. Revealing the Secrets of Hip-Hop’s Ghosts

    It’s meant to make the personal political, but many of hip-hop’s hard-hitting lyrics are actually written by ghostwriters, who stay in the shadows while the performers reap the rewards. Many of the biggest hits are crafted by nameless writers who provide their lyrical talents for a one-off fee, rather than royalties. Commercial ethics aside, the role of ghostwriters could lead some to question hip-hop’s authenticity. 

    Source: BBC

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