Who said Hip-Hop isn’t filled with romance? From legendary hip-hop couples like Notorious B.I.G and Faith Evans to current lovers in the game like Jay-Z and Beyonce, hip-hop has been full of love since its humble beginnings.

For all the naysayers who deem the music genre absent of love and emotion, we’re celebrating Valentine’s Day by taking a look back at some of the most iconic romantic relationships in Hip-Hop. Which couple will forever be your favorite?

Janet Jackson and Jermaine Dupri

Ashanti and Nelly

 

Remy Ma and Papoose

 

Beyonce and Jay-Z

 

Tiny and T.I.

Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz

 

Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith

 

Kelis and Nas

 

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West

 

Faith Evans Notorious B.I.G.

 

Erykah Badu and Andre 3000