Rap The Best Rap Songs About Relationships  

Ranker Hip Hop
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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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Love the Way You Lie is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Rap Songs About Relationships
Matt Cotter added Eminem

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Kanye West

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8 0
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

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8 0
Space Bound is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Rap Songs About Relationships
Matt Cotter added Eminem

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37 12
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Dina Rae, Eminem

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56 27
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32 12
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50 Cent, Nate Dogg

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58 34
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Drake, Rihanna

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28 16
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Kendrick Lamar, JaVonté

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28 16
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Childish Gambino

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18 8
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Fabolous, Tamia

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21 11
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Drake, Rihanna

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12 5
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princ3ss.13 added Lil W

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7 1
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Matt Cotter added Eminem

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24 19
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20 17
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Ja Rule, Vita, Lil' Mo

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11 8
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J. Cole

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13 11
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Bow Wow, Ciara

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12 10
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Common

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12 10
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Method Man, D'Angelo

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15 14
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Jay-Z

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14 13
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Tupac Shakur

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13 13
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Kanye West

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18 19
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13 14
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Ja Rule, Ashanti

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13 14
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Ja Rule, Ashanti

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2 2
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LSD, Labrinth, Diplo

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1 1
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6LACK, J. Cole

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8 9
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Jennifer Lopez, Ja Rule

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8 9
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Fabolous, Lil' Mo, Mike Shorey

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7 8
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Busta Rhymes, Mariah Carey, Flipmode Squad

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3 4
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6ix9ine, Anuel Aa

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2 3
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Khalid

34
1 2
Emotions is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Rap Songs About Relationships
Lil Xan

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1 2
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Bas, J. Cole

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8 10
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Nicki Minaj

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0 1
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Youngboy Never Broke Again

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12 15
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Drake, Jhené Aiko

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9 14
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Chingy, J-Weav

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3 7
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Murs

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3 7
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6 11
Super Bass is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Rap Songs About Relationships
princ3ss.13 added Nicki Minaj

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princ3ss.13 added Future

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Slick Rick