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The Best Rap Songs About Breaking Up 

Ranker Hip Hop
Updated June 14, 2019 2.2k votes 922 voters 62k views 27 items

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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Kanye West
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Lil Dicky, Brendon Urie
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Childish Gambino
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Big Sean, E-40
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Drake, Rihanna
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OutKast
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I miss the old u is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Rap Songs About Breaking Up
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do re mi is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Rap Songs About Breaking Up
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Jay-Z
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Drake
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John Legend, Kanye West
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Big Sean, Lil Wayne, Jhené Aiko
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Tupac Shakur
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Kendrick Lamar, JaVonté
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The Break Up is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Rap Songs About Breaking Up
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Machine Gun Kelly

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Mac Miller
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Run Me Dry is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Rap Songs About Breaking Up
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Timbaland, Drake
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Fabolous
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Murs
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Slick Rick
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Mario, Gucci Mane, Sean Garrett