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Stallone Leads the Brigade While Ghostwriters Haunt Nas!

Stallone Leads the Brigade While Ghostwriters Haunt Nas!

Stallone leads the brigade while Ghostwriters haunt Nas on this week’s Scottscope podcast!  The roundtable takes a look at the ensemble action extravaganza The Expendables 2.  How does it compare to the original?  Is it even better?  Where can the franchise go from here, and who can be added to the line-up?  Can Schwarzenegger follow in Stallone’s footsteps and stage a similarly successful comeback?  Should the action icons of the 80’s simply hang it up and go quietly out to pasture?
The roundtable will also tackle the Nas ghostwriter controversy.  Has Nas been using ghostwriters?  If so, does that tarnish his legacy as one of Hip-Hop’s greatest lyricists?  Do rap fans hold their favorite artists to an unrealistic standard?  Was Dream Hampton wrong to “blow the whistle” on the practice of ghostwriting in Hip-Hop?  What was her motivation to do so?  Is this all really much ado about nothing?  If this practice is common place in the rap industry, should rap fans simply accept it and mov