17 Best Rap Love Songs: Rhymes of Romance Speak to the Soul

When many people think of popular rap music, the first thought is typically not wedding music.

There are many love songs in the Rap genre that can be played at your wedding. Our list does include old-school and new-school rap for everyone.

Rap love songs for weddings

Our top rap songs for weddings do include past and present artists – from De La Soul to Drake. We included old school LL Kool J and today’s hot rapper Common. So get ready to show some love for rap at your wedding!

Could you name one of the songs above from the lyrics: “We could live in my Plug Two home, And on Mars where we could be all alone, And we make a song for two”?

What about this song lyric: “Wrote this letter, and finally decide to send it, Signed sealed delivered for us to grow together, Love has no limit, let’s spend it slow forever”?

Before playing any of our rap songs at your wedding, be sure to speak to your DJ about whether or not clean versions are available for songs containing explicit lyrics you do not want to be played. This way you will not be surprised when Grandma is offended by what she hears. You know what we mean.

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Favorite Song – Toosii

Released in 2023 on the album NAUJOUR

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Need somebody
Who can make it better
Somebody
Who can open up those gates
Open up those gates to your heart
Only if you’ll let me

BROWN SKIN GIRL – Blue Ivy, SAINt JHN, Beyoncé & WizKiD

Released in 2019 on the album The Lion King: The Gift

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Tonight I might fall in love, dependin’ on how you hold me
I’m glad that I’m calmin’ down, can’t let no one come control me
Keep dancin’ and call it love, she fightin’ but fallin’ slowly

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Own It – Stormzy feat. Ed Sheeran & Burna Boy

Released in 2019 on the album Heavy Is The Head

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Girl, I felt your presence when they let you through the door
Never had a bruddah give you everything and more
So I take a little piece and the rest of it is yours
Mi amor

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Incredible – Future

Released in 2017 on the album HNDRXX

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

I was havin’ trust issues
But I’ve been havin’ way better luck since you
I know it’s true love with you

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Gucci Mane – We Ride feat. Monica

Released in 2017 on the album Mr. Davis

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Look I don’t trust nobody like I trust you
I know you’ll never hurt me ’cause it will hurt you
Everybody turn they back on me but you

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LOVE. – Kendrick Lamar FT. ZACARI

Released in 2017 on the album DAMN.

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Living lovely, Just love me, I wanna be with you

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Interlude (That’s Love) – Chance the Rapper

Released in 2013 on the album Acid Rap

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

What’s better than rhymes, nickles, dimes, dollars, and dubs
Is dialing up your darling just for calling her up
There ain’t nothing better than falling in love

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Best I Ever Had – Drake

Released in 2009 on the album So Far Gone

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

“Baby you’re my everything, you’re all I ever wanted, We could do it real big, bigger than you ever done it”

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Make Me Better – Fabolous Featuring Ne-Yo

Released in 2007 on the album From Nothin’ to Somethin’

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

“You plus me, it equals better math, Ya boy a good look but, she my better half”

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Beautiful – Snoop Dogg featuring Pharrell Williams

Released in 2003 on the album Paid tha Cost to Be da Bo$$

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

“Beautiful, I just want you to know (Oh-hooo), You’re my favorite girl”

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NExt, check out old school and modern hip hop songs at weddings.

21 Questions – 50 Cent ft. Nate Dogg

Released in 2003 on the album Get Rich or Die Tryin’

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

“Would I be the apple of your eye, Would you ever want to make me cry, If you really want me by your side, Tell me, how hard would you try?”

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Dilemma – Nelly feat. Kelly Rowland

Released in 2002 on the album Nellyville

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

No matter what I do (Oh!), All I think about is you (Oh!)

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Let’s Get Married – Jagged Edge

Released in 2000 on the album J.E. Heartbreak

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

“When I think about all the years we put in this relationship, Who knew we’d make it this far, When I think about where would I be if we were to just fall apart, And I just can’t stand the thought of losing you”

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The Light – Common

Released in 2000 on the album Like Water for Chocolate

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

“Wrote this letter, and finally decide to send it, Signed sealed delivered for us to grow together, Love has no limit, let’s spend it slow forever”

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You Got Me – The Roots featuring Jill Scott

Released in 1999 on the album Things Fall Apart

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

“When you out there in the world, I’m still your girl, with all my classes I don’t have the time for life’s thrills, so when you sweating on stage think of me when you rhyme”

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What You Want – Mase feat. Total

Released in 1997 on the album Harlem World

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Let me know if it’s right here, Something you can have for years

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I’ll Be There for You/You’re All I Need to Get By – Method Man featuring Mary J. Blige

Released in 1995 on the album Tical

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

“With you I’ll spend my time, I’ll dedicate my life, I’ll sacrifice for you, Dedicate my life for you”

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Eye Know – De La Soul

Released in 1989 on the album 3 Feet High and Rising

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

“We could live in my Plug Two home, And on Mars where we could be all alone, And we make a song for two”

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I Need Love – LL Cool J

Released in 1987 on the album Bigger and Deffer

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

“And I’ve come to realize that I need true love, and if you wanna give it to me girl make yourself seen, I’ll be waiting, I love you”

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