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Drew Findling, an attorney and indispensable behind-the-scenes fixture in the hip-hop world, with the rapper Offset at his office in Atlanta, Jan. 9, 2018. Findling has taken on the role of a mentor, and even a father figure, to many rappers. “It is increasingly disturbing to me, the ‘X’ that is on the forehead of people in this industry,” he said. (Johnathon Kelso/The New York Times)

Drew Findling, an attorney and indispensable behind-the-scenes fixture in the hip-hop world, with the rapper Offset at his office in Atlanta, Jan. 9, 2018. Findling has taken on the role of a mentor, and even a father figure, to many rappers. “It is increasingly disturbing to me, the ‘X’ that is on the forehead of people in this industry,” he said. (Johnathon Kelso/The New York Times)