Since rap has basically reached pop status, is it acceptable for a rapper in 2015 to have co-writers, ghostwriters, and writing teams just like pop artists? It's basically accepted in every genre, but rap seems to be different in that way. There are two sides to the debate: One side: What matters is what the final product is, and what's coming out of the speakers. It doesn't matter who did what, as long as the end result is dope. The other side: We expect rappers to be authentic, to keep it real, to have skills and showcase them. What's an emcee without their rhymes? What do you think? We put it to our writers to discuss. Read the roundtable after the jump.