Relationships The Best Rap Songs About Breaking Up  

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When it comes to rap music, no subject is off limits – even the deeply personal ones. Hip hop songs about breaking up are common in the genre, and for this list, it's up to you to vote up the very best rap songs about breaking up. How many good hip hop songs about breaking up can you think of off the top of your head? Below you'll find popular songs that you've definitely heard before, but also some more underground rap songs with breaking up in the title or lyrics.

Wale and Murs have songs specifically about breaking up, while Childish Gambino raps about the thin line between break ups and make ups in his single "Heartbeat." Breakups can be painful, but these artists have found creative ways to channel that hurt and sadness into hit music.

You can add your own music to this list, so feel free to contribute with any new rap songs about breakups that aren't already included on the poll.

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megangrace added Post Malone

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110 27
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Kanye West

3
116 34
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93 29
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Childish Gambino

5
107 43
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Lil Dicky, Brendon Urie

6
84 31
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Big Sean, E-40

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53 24
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Drake, Rihanna

8
45 19
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Jay-Z

9
31 9
I miss the old u is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Rap Songs About Breaking Up
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46 21
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OutKast

11
31 10
do re mi is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Rap Songs About Breaking Up
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35 15
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35 17
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Drake

14
22 8
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John Legend, Kanye West

15
22 10
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Mac Miller

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19 9
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Kendrick Lamar, JaVonté

17
20 12
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Big Sean, Lil Wayne, Jhené Aiko

18
16 10
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Tupac Shakur

19
15 10
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Fabolous

20
13 9
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Murs

21
13 9
Run Me Dry is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Rap Songs About Breaking Up
Deep Bajwa added

22
9 5
The Break Up is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Rap Songs About Breaking Up
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Machine Gun Kelly

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11 11
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Timbaland, Drake

24
8 8
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Slick Rick

25
13 15
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Mario, Gucci Mane, Sean Garrett