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CJ Francis Denies Ghostwriting Speculation on Kendrick Lamar’s “N95”

CJ Francis, a renowned songwriter and producer, refutes online rumors of ghostwriting on Kendrick Lamar's "N95" and asserts his integrity in the music industry.
Words by Jayvis Mercado
Photo from the Instagram page @kendricklamarzz, with no intended copyright infringement.

In a recent statement, CJ Francis, a prominent songwriter and music producer, categorically denied online speculation that he ghostwrote Kendrick Lamar’s hit track “N95.” Rumors had been circulating on various social media platforms, suggesting that Francis was involved in the creation of the song. However, the artist was quick to refute these claims, asserting that he “had nothing to do with that song.”

Addressing the allegations head-on, Francis emphasized that he takes great pride in his work and would never engage in any form of ghostwriting without proper credit. He stated, “I had nothing to do with that song. Nor do I have anything to do with it being posted online.”

As a respected figure in the music industry, Francis has collaborated with numerous artists, delivering chart-topping hits and earning critical acclaim. His talent and dedication have made him a sought-after songwriter and producer, but he firmly maintains his integrity when it comes to his craft.


The online speculation surrounding Francis’s involvement in “N95” underscores the power and reach of social media in spreading misinformation. It is crucial to distinguish between truth and unfounded claims, especially in an era where rumors can spread rapidly, potentially damaging an artist’s reputation.

With this statement, CJ Francis hopes to put an end to the speculation surrounding his alleged ghostwriting on Kendrick Lamar’s track. He remains focused on his own creative endeavors and looks forward to continuing to contribute to the music industry in an authentic and transparent manner.

As the online realm continues to buzz with rumors and speculation, it is essential for artists like CJ Francis to assert their truth and maintain their artistic integrity. In an industry built on creativity and collaboration, it is crucial to respect and acknowledge the contributions of all artists involved in the creation of music.

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