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rap The Best Rap Songs About Breaking Up  

Ranker Hip Hop
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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 I Fall Apart Post Malone

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78 25
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59 16
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Heartless Kanye West

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60 19
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Heartbeat Childish Gambino

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83 38
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Molly Lil Dicky, Brendon Urie

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51 22
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I Don't Fuck with You Big Sean, E-40

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41 18
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Too Good Drake, Rihanna

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34 14
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Song Cry Jay-Z

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36 17
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Ms. Jackson OutKast

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32 14
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Feel No Ways Drake

11
16 3
do re mi is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Rap Songs About Breaking Up
JulietSchoemaker added do re mi blackbear

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27 14
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16 5
I miss the old u is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Rap Songs About Breaking Up
JulietSchoemaker added I miss the old u Blackbear

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14 5
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Blame Game John Legend, Kanye West

The Best Rap Songs About Relationships

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14 7
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Missed Calls Mac Miller

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12 6
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1st Love Murs

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15 10
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Beware Big Sean, Lil Wayne, Jhené Aiko

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10 5
Run Me Dry is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Rap Songs About Breaking Up
Deep Bajwa added Run Me Dry

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11 6
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Opposites Attract (Tomorrow, W/O Her) Kendrick Lamar, JaVonté

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11 8
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Leaving You Fabolous

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10 7
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Do for Love Tupac Shakur

22
5 2
The Break Up is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Rap Songs About Breaking Up
LilBigRed added The Break Up Machine Gun Kelly

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9 8
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Say Something Timbaland, Drake

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6 5
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Teenage Love Slick Rick

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4 3
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4 3
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Lost One Chrisette Michele, Jay-Z

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10 12
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Break Up Mario, Gucci Mane, Sean Garrett