Everyone who is familiar with hip-hop is aware that once in awhile, artists occasionally play the role of ghostwriters, no fault to them at all. In the case of N.W.A., two of the group's most famous alums, Eazy-E and Dr. Dre, routinely had someone else writing their rhymes.

But according to legendary group member MC Ren, Dr. Dre occasionally picked up the pen.

Ren had an interview with Unique Access Ent. and gave a depiction of the process of crafting Eazy E’s solo single “Eazy-Er Said Than Dunn”from his 1988 solo album, Eazy-Duz-It. The song was credited solely to Eazy.  Ren said it was Dre who wrote the track.

“What’s crazy about that song too, is…Dre had a lot of people write [for him], but Dre wrote that record…all the lyrics on that song,” he said.

Ren also stated Dre took production very seriously back then, when he explained the difference between Dre as a producer and as an MC.

"Writing, he’d rarely do that. [Dre] rarely would write back in the day. Either I’d write his stuff, [Ice] Cube would write some, or [The D.O.C.] would write some. He rarely picked up the pen and wrote, ” he said.

Check out the full interview below:



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