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Drake's alleged ghostwriter speaks out to dismiss Meek Mill's allegations

A musician reported to have secretly written rhymes for rapper Drake has spoken out to dismiss the allegations, insisting he is no "ghostwriter".

Drake's lyrical skills came under scrutiny this week (begs20Jul15) after fellow rapper Meek Mill accused him of failing to write his own verses.


In a series of angry Twitter.com messages, Mill wrote, "Stop comparing Drake to me... He don't write his own raps!"


He went on to claim Drake, who featured on Mill's R.I.C.O. track on his latest album Dreams Worth More Than Money, failed to promote the project on social media after it was reportedly discovered that he had recruited a songwriter to come up with his lines.


Mill later named Quentin Miller as the man behind Drake's rhymes after noting the industry newcomer is credited as a writer on a slew of tracks on Drake's latest album, If You're Reading This, It's Too Late.


Drake responded to the attack by simply stating on social media, "I signed up for greatness. This comes with it", and now Miller himself has broken his silence on the controversy.


In a lengthy blog post on Tumblr.com, Miller recalls getting a phone call from the Started From the Bottom hitmaker, who he names as "one of my Idols", but he goes on to deny allegations he served as Drake's ghostwriter.


He writes, "Most of the project was done before i came in the picture. I remember him playing it for me for the first time thinking 'Why am I here?' like.. what does he need me for??"


He adds, "I am not and never will be a 'ghostwriter' for drake... Im proud to say that we've collaborated... but i could never take credit for anything other than the few songs we worked on together."