Broken Hearts Part 1: The Real-Life Exes Who Inspired These Legendary Break-Up Songs

- By Bossip Staff Categories: Break Ups, Coupled Up, Divorces

Exes Who Inspired Break-Up Songs

You ever hear a song and wonder who it is that these musicians are talking about all the time? Sometimes it's obvious, other times it takes a bit of investigating to figure it out. Whatever the case, it's pretty obvious these musicians got their feelings hurt. So let's take a look at some heartbreaking songs and the people who inspired them.
jay-z-beyonce-brooklyn-nets-game-barclays-07-christal_rock Jay-Z - Lost Ones About: Beyonce When Jay and Bey had a little spat he wrote about how she was immature and not ready for hus lifestyle. Jay came to his senses though. You knew they wouldn't be split for long.
beyonce-lyndell-1-1 Beyonce - Resentment & Best Thing I Never Had About: Lyndell Locke At the end of B-Day, Bey let the world know just how much her former boo hurt her and then kept it going on her album "4."  
Kanye+West++Amber+Rose Kanye West - Blame Game About: Amber Rose Yeezy went all the way in, depicting Amber on his album cover. But he took the gloves off for this song even having Chris Rock lunge into a rant about her at the end.
UsWeekly's HOT HOLLYWOOD 2007 - Inside Kanye West - 808s and Heartbreaks (Album) About: Alexis Phifer Yeezy ditched rapping and made an autotuned album about how much his ex broke his heart. She really threw him for a loop.
mary-j-blige-k-ci Mary J. Blige - Enough Crying About: K-Ci She made a video about how they almost got married and how embarrassing it was for her...10 years later.
adele Adele - Someone Like You About: Alex Sturrock Want to know who the mystery guy who crushed Adele's dreams is? His name as Alex and we're glad he did it! Her music is that good.
rihanna complex Rihanna - Love Without Tragedy About: Who do you think? This is just the latest song about Breezy beating her up. They're such a lovely couple.
bria Drake - Bria's Song About: Bria Myles We usually clown Drizzy for his ballads, but we'd sing about those cakes too.
Serena Williams and Common Common - Lovin I Lost About: Serena Williams Common also had to say goodbye to happy cakes and made this ode to Serena Williams.
drake rihanna Drake - Fireworks About: Rihanna His second verse is about a one-night stand he thought would last forever. Ol' sucker for love.

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