Top 10 Hip Hop Couples of 2016: Bey & Jay, Kanye & Kim and More

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Top 10 Hip Hop Couples of 2016: Bey & Jay, Kanye & Kim and More

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Top 10 Hip Hop Couples of 2016: Bey & Jay, Kanye & Kim and More

It’s been an interesting year for romance in the world of Hip-Hop.  Beyonce called out Jay Z’s long rumored affairs on Lemonade, Rihanna & Drake had a hell of a summer and Kanye & Kim are on a whole other level of messiness.

Still, the impact these and other musical couples had on our radios, timelines and newsfeeds is undeniable.  Check out the biggest Hip Hop couples of 2016 above.

Top 10 Hip Hop Couples of 2016: Bey & Jay, Kanye & Kim and More
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10. Ice-T & Coco Austin

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10. Ice-T & Coco Austin

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Starting it off old school with the Hip Hop veteran and his lady who celebrated baby Chanel’s first birthday this year! 

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9. T.I. & Tiny

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9. T.I. & Tiny

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Through the ups and downs, they always give us something to talk about. 

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8. Big Sean & Jhene Aiko

he said he will drop the fur for me ????????????❤️????

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8. Big Sean & Jhene Aiko

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As a fan, neither of these artists have ever looked as happy with their exes as they do with each other.   

7. Gucci Mane & Keyshia Ka’oir

She said yessssss!!!!!!!!!!! Lucky me????????????????

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7. Gucci Mane & Keyshia Ka’oir

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The definition of loyalty, Gucci and his girl Keyshia survived his bid behind bars, which led to their sweet and highly publicized engagement this year. 

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6. Remy Ma & Papoose

Catch us on @vh1 #lhhny tonight at 8 pm eastern #blacklove is a lifestyle #familyfirst #meetthemackies

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6. Remy Ma & Papoose

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This year, Remy Ma proved that love & support from her husband and manager Papoose could put them back on top, and it did! 

5. Alicia Keys & Swizz Beats

5. Alicia Keys & Swizz Beats

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Alicia’s “No Makeup” movement and latest album were huge this fall, with Hubby Swizz broadening his endeavors within the arts.  Not to mention, they’re raising little musical geniuses over there.  

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4. Kanye West & Kim Kardashian

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4. Kanye West & Kim Kardashian

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It’s been a year of very high highs and very low lows for the couple, but they seem to be making it work through it all. 

3. Nicki Minaj and Meek Mill

3. Nicki Minaj and Meek Mill

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The two MCs have been publically “official” for almost two years, flaunting their love through the good and bad times on social media.  

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2. Rihanna & Drake

Living the dream

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2. Rihanna & Drake

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Short lived as it was, Riri & Drizzy were one of the hottest and most talked about couples of the year.  They also dropped gems like “Work” and “Too Good” that kept us speculating as to just how close they really were. 

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With the release of Lemonade (filled with allegations of infidelity), many thought it may be over for the power couple, but it appears their hardship has made them stronger as a couple.  Not to mention, she just racked up 9 Grammy nods for the tea-spilling album.  They’ll be juuuuust fine! 

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It’s been an interesting year for romance in the world of Hip-Hop.  Beyonce called out Jay Z’s long rumored affairs on Lemonade, Rihanna & Drake had a hell of a summer and Kanye & Kim are on a whole other level of messiness.

Still, the impact these and other musical couples had on our radios, timelines and newsfeeds is undeniable.  Check out the biggest Hip Hop couples of 2016 above.