When many people think of popular rap music, the first thought is typically not wedding music. However, 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.
Before playing any of the above rap songs at your wedding, be sure to speak to your DJ about whether or not clean versions are available for songs that do contain explicit lyrics. This way you will not be surprised when grandma is offended by what she hears. You know what we mean.
Best Rap Love Songs
I’ll Be There for You/You’re All I Need to Get By – Method Man featuring Mary J. Blige
Released 1995 on album Tical
Notable Lyrics: “With you I’ll spend my time, I’ll dedicate my life, I’ll sacrifice for you, Dedicate my life for you”
I Need Love – LL Cool J
Released 1987 on album Bigger and Deffer
Notable 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”
You Got Me – The Roots featuring Jill Scott
Released in 1999 on album Things Fall Apart
Notable 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”
Best I Ever Had – Drake
Released 2009 on album So Far Gone
Notable Lyrics: “Baby you’re my everything, you’re all I ever wanted, We could do it real big, bigger than you ever done it”
Eye Know – De La Soul
Released 1989 on album 3 Feet High and Rising
Notable 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”
21 Questions – 50 Cent ft. Nate Dogg
Released 2003 on album Get Rich or Die Tryin’
Notable 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?”
Make Me Better – Fabolous featuring Ne-Yo
Released 2007 on album From Nothin’ to Somethin’
Notable Lyrics: “You plus me, it equals better math, Ya boy a good look but, she my better half”
Beautiful – Snoop Dogg featuring Pharrell Williams
Released 2003 on album Paid tha Cost to Be da Bo$$
Notable Lyrics: “Beautiful, I just want you to know (Oh-hooo), You’re my favorite girl”
Let’s Get Married – Jagged Edge
Released 2000 on album J.E. Heartbreak
Notable 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”
The Light – Common
Released 2000 on album Like Water for Chocolate
Notable 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”
Out top 10 rap songs for weddings does 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”?
Matt loves listening to any music style he can understand the words. He lives in the wedding capital of the world, Las Vegas, with his wife Sharon. Matt's other likes include craft beer, baseball, and traveling.