The songwriting process in rap can sometimes be hard to follow. With the use of sampling, and the genre's increasingly collaborative production methods, breaking down the construction of songs can become convoluted. Unless you're in the studio, a close reading of the liner notes is the most accurate representation of what went into the music presented on record. 

We've gone through the NWTS credits to give you a better understanding of who was involved in the songs, as well as the samples incorporated in them. You may be surprised with how much you can learn.