30 Fly Raps That Are More Romantic Than Any Famous Quote About Love


Silky, milky, her smile is like sunshine
That’s why I had to dedicate at least one rhyme

— LL Cool J, “Around The Way Girl”


Shorty I’m there for you anytime you need me
For real girl, it’s me in your world, believe me

— Method Man ft. Mary J. Blige, “I’ll Be There For You / You’re All I Need”


It’s important we communicate
And tune the fate of this union to the right pitch
I never call you my bitch or even my boo
There’s so much in a name and so much more in you

— Common, “The Light”


Your friends try to confuse but you know what
My intentions are good, I can’t help it I’m hood
I wouldn’t change if I could, you shouldn’t tell me I should
Baby you should take me as I am
An’ be happy you’re my girl cuz I’m happy I’m your man

— Ciara ft. 50 Cent, “Can’t Leave ‘Em Alone”


It’s like I’m standin’ there you know, appreciatin’ God’s design
And then you showed up, it’s like you read my mind

— Black Star ft. Talib Kweli & Yasiin Bey, “Brown Skin Lady”


Since we met it’s been you and I
A tear for a tear, baby eye for an eye
And you know that my heart gon’ cry
If you leave me lonely
Cuz you not just my love you my homie

— Ja Rule ft. Vita, “Put It On Me”


Fantasies can run but they can’t hide
And when I find you I’m gon’ pour all my love inside
I need love

— LL Cool J, “I Need Love”


Put down your bags love
I know in the past love
Has been sort of hard on you
But I see the God in you
I just want to nurture it
Though this love may hurt a bit

— Common ft. Mary J. Blige, “Come Close”


I look for ways to say ‘I love you’
But I ain’t into makin’ love songs

— A$AP Rocky, “L$D”


It’s your eye contact, that be getting me aroused
When you show me your mind, it make me wanna show you mines
Reflecting my light, when it shines, just takin’ our time
Before the night’s through, we could get physical too
I ain’t tryin’ to say I don’t wanna fuck, cuz I do
But for me boo, makin’ love is just as much mental
I like to know what I’m gettin’ into

— Dead Prez, “Mind Sex”


Cuz I decide that she all mine’s
I keep her in my eyes all the times
Not because I don’t trust her
I just can’t get enough of her

— Joey Bada$$ ft. CJ Fly, “Don’t Front”


Precious times, hoping they won’t end
Tell you mother ‘bout your lover
Also your best friend
Ya mighty proud while you’re holding her hand

— Slick Rick, “Teenage Love”


My destiny of love is brought to an apex
Sex is a mere molecule
In this world of love that I have for you
It’s true

— De La Soul, “Eye Know”


I want some real shit, I need somebody I can chill with
I need somebody I can build with
I need somebody I can hold tight
With the time and no full limits, no right
Anytime we together would feel so right
You the girl I been lookin’ for my whole life
God bless me, I’m glad I got the insight
It’s cuz of you girl, now I understand life

— P. Diddy ft. Usher & Loon, “I Need A Girl”


I wanna tell the world about you just so they can get jealous
And if you see her ‘fore I do tell her I wish that I met her

— Future, “Turn On The Lights”


And once I entered your mind I wouldn’t wanna stop
Caressin’ ya thoughts till we was thinkin’ the same
Calm ya nerves, massage ya brain

— Eric B. & Rakim, “Mahogany”


Girl, in my eyes you the baddest
The reason why I love you, you don’t like me cuz my status
I don’t wanna see you with a carriage living average
I wanna do my thing so we be established

— Ma$e ft. Total, “What You Want”


Look at you, unbelievably, brilliant beautiful you
You’re looking deliciously divine darling you really and truly do
The very thought of, got me running at the speed of love
Exploring everything about you from the ground to the God above

— Outkast ft. Cee-Lo Goodie, “Slum Beautiful”


Sat beside me, used to laugh, had mad jokes
The teacher always got mad so we passed notes
It started off so innocent
She had a vibe and a nigga started diggin’ it
I was a youngin’ straight crushin’ tryna play this shit cool
But a nigga couldn’t wait to get to school

— J. Cole, “Wet Dreamz”


But the smile that she shows makes me a go-getter
I haven’t gone as far as asking if I could get with her
I just play it by ear and hope she gets the picture
I’m shooting for her heart, got my finger on the trigger
She could be my broad, and I could be her nigga

— The Pharcyde, “Passin’ Me By”


I guess it’s the way I smile, when I hear your name
It’s the little things that you do, that mean so much
It’s the care that you put, into every touch
It’s the way I trust you, and you trust me
I guess some of us, are so lucky

— Whodini, “One Love”


Cuz I can tell, my life with you would be delicious
The way you lick your lips and shake your hips got me addicted
I’m sittin’ here hoping that we can find some way to kick it

— 2 Pac, “Can U Get It”


Hey, being with you is a top priority
Ain’t no need to question the authority
Chairman of the board, the chief of affections
You got mine’s to swing in your direction

— A Tribe Called Quest, “Bonita Applebum”


Do you believe me when I tell you, you the one I’m lovin’?
Are you mad cuz I’m askin’ you 21 questions?
Are you my soul mate? Cuz if so, girl you a blessing

— 50 Cent, “21 Questions”


We knew from the start that
Things fall apart, intentions shatter

— The Roots f.t Erykah Badu & Eve, “You Got Me”


See I just want you to know
That you deserve the best
You’re beautiful, you’re beautiful
Yeah, and I want you to know
You’re far from the usual, far from the usual

— Lil Wayne, “How To Love”


You’re like a candy store
And I’m a toddler
You got me wantin’ more and mo-mo-more of
Your love, your love

— Nicki Minaj, “Your Love”


I hope one day you hear me
Always gon’ be a bigger house somewhere, but nigga feel me
Long as the people in that motherfucker love you dearly
Always gon’ be a whip that’s better than the one you got
Always gon’ be some clothes that’s fresher than the ones you rock
Always gon’ be a bitch that’s badder out there on the tours
But you ain’t never gon’ be hapy till you love yours

— J. Cole, “Love Yourz”


A ghetto love is the law that we live by
Day by day I wonder why my shorty had to die
I reminisce over my ghetto princess everyday
Give it up for my shorty

— Lost Boyz, “Renee”


I was young and I was selfish
I made every woman feel like she was mine and no one else’s
Now you hate me
Stop pretending, stop that frontin’
I can’t take it
Girl don’t treat me like a stranger
Girl you Know I seen you naked
Girl you know that I remember, don’t be a pretender

— Drake, “Furthest Thing” Thought Catalog Logo Mark

Featured image — LL Cool J Around The Way Girl

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