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

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

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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.

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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.

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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.”  

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Drake – Bria’s Song
About: Bria Myles

We usually clown Drizzy for his ballads, but we’d sing about those cakes too.

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Common – Lovin I Lost
About: Serena Williams

Common also had to say goodbye to happy cakes and made this ode to Serena Williams.

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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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