CeeLo Green Talks Andre 3000’s “Solo (Reprise)” Verse About Ghostwriting In Hip Hop (VIDEO)


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(AllHipHop News) The Dungeon Family is set to reunite at the upcoming ONE Musicfest in Atlanta.

As Big Boi, Goodie Mob, Organized Noize, Killer Mike, and other members of the collective prepare to put on for their hometown, CeeLo Green stopped by Sway In The Morning to talk about the event and more.

The Grammy-winning singer-rapper took the time to discuss fellow Dungeon Family representative Andre 3000’s highly publicized verse on Frank Ocean’s Blonde.

Dre had his own track on the album which included lines addressing ghostwriting in Hip Hop. It appeared the bars were a response to the controversy over Drake using Quentin Miller to help pen lyrics for songs off If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late.

Besides mentioning he was “naive” about rappers hiring other people to write their verses, 3000 also spit, “I’m hummin’ and whistlin’ to those not deserving,” suggesting he had an issue with the idea of ghostwriting in Hip Hop.

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CeeLo spoke about Andre 3000 during his interview with Sway Calloway. The ex-coach on The Voice claimed “Solo (Reprise)” was actually written before the Drake-Quentin Miller connection was made public.

“Stack’s killing them right now,” stated Green. “I was telling him on the phone yesterday. I said, ‘You spazzed on that Frank Ocean verse.’ But he was telling me he had did that verse like 2 years ago.”

He continued, “I can confirm that it’s not [about Drake]. But it’s good for Hip Hop.”