Relationships The Best Rap Songs About Relationships  

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You might think that personal relationships should stay, well, personal. But when it comes to rap music, no subject is off limits. Hip hop songs about relationships and love are common in the genre, and for this list, it's up to you to vote up the very best rap songs about relationships. How many good hip hop songs about relationships 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 relationships or love in the title or lyrics.

This list of rap songs about relationships discuss first kisses, fighting, and even breaking up. Kanye West has a number of hit songs about love, from the bitterness expressed in "Heartless" to the giddy romance of "Bound 2." Drake is also known for writing specifically about relationships, while J. Cole raps about the consequences and downs of a relationship in "Nothing Lasts Forever.”

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

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Dina Rae, Eminem

2
69 28
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3
21 2
Love the Way You Lie (Part II) is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Rap Songs About Relationships
Matt Cotter added Eminem, Rihanna

4
28 4
Love the Way You Lie is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Rap Songs About Relationships
Matt Cotter added Eminem

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52 20
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Kanye West

6
19 2
Space Bound is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Rap Songs About Relationships
Matt Cotter added Eminem

7
39 13
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50 Cent, Nate Dogg

8
62 37
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Drake, Rihanna

9
28 11
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Drake, Rihanna

10
33 17
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Kendrick Lamar, JaVonté

11
31 17
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Childish Gambino

12
14 2
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Matt Cotter added Eminem

13
19 9
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Fabolous, Tamia

14
14 5
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princ3ss.13 added Lil W

15
14 8
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J. Cole

16
22 17
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Ja Rule, Vita, Lil' Mo

17
24 20
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15 11
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Bow Wow, Ciara

19
16 13
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Tupac Shakur

20
13 10
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Method Man, D'Angelo

21
4 1
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6LACK, J. Cole

22
12 10
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Common

23
15 14
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Jay-Z

24
14 13
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Kanye West

25
4 3
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Khalid

26
19 20
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13 14
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Ja Rule, Ashanti

28
13 14
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Ja Rule, Ashanti

29
2 2
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LSD, Labrinth, Diplo

30
1 1
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Youngboy Never Broke Again

31
8 9
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Jennifer Lopez, Ja Rule

32
7 8
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Busta Rhymes, Mariah Carey, Flipmode Squad

33
5 6
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6ix9ine, Anuel Aa

34
13 15
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Drake, Jhené Aiko

35
4 5
Emotions is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Rap Songs About Relationships
Lil Xan

36
1 2
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Bas, J. Cole

37
8 10
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Fabolous, Lil' Mo, Mike Shorey

38
8 10
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Nicki Minaj

39
6 9
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princ3ss.13 added Future

40
10 15
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Chingy, J-Weav

41
3 7
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3 7
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Murs

43
3 7
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Slick Rick

44
7 12
Super Bass is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Rap Songs About Relationships
princ3ss.13 added Nicki Minaj

45
4 9
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