The 50 Best Rap and R&B Collaborations

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The Best Rap and R&B Collaborations

Jay Z and Beyonce
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The 90s became the era when rappers openly embraced R&B singers. In the 2000s, it was no longer considered taboo when artists like Jay Z and Ghostface teamed up with singers like Beyonce and Mary J. Blige. Check out a roundup of the best hits born out of this once-unholy matrimony of rap and R&B.

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Top 50 Rap and R&B Collaborations: #50 - #46

50 | I Can't Wait - OutKast ft. Sleepy Brown

49 | I Like That - Houston ft. I-20, Nate Dogg Chingy

48 | Addictive - Truth Hurts ft. Rakim

47 | Fast Lane - Bilal ft. Jadakiss and Dr. Dre

46 | Karma - Lloyd Banks ft. Avant

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Top 50 Rap and R&B Collaborations: #45 - #41

Jay Z and Beyonce
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45 | Thugz Mansion - 2Pac ft. Anthony Hamilton

44 | Ghetto Supastar - Pras Michel ft. Ol' Dirty Bastard and Mya

43 | Sincerity - Mary J. Blige ft. DMX and Nas

42 | Locked Up (remix) - Akon ft. Styles P.

41 | Deja vu - Beyonce ft. Jay Z

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Top 50 Rap and R&B Collaborations: #40 - #36

40 | The Best of Me (Remix) - Jay-Z & Mya

39 | How Do You Want It - 2Pac & K-Ci & Jojo

38 | Still Not A Player - Big Pun & Joe

37 | Body Kiss - The Isley Bros. ft. Lil' Kim

36 | We Ride - R.Kelly, Cam'ron, Jay-Z, Vegas Cats, & Nore

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Top 50 Rap and R&B Collaborations: #35 - #31

35 | I Don't Wanna Know - Mario Winans ft. Diddy

34 | Hey Lover - Boyz II Men & LL Cool J

33 | Just Right - Ryan Leslie ft. Snoop Dogg

32 | Start from Scratch - The Game & Marsha (of Floetry) ]

31 | Glory - John Legend & Common

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Top 50 Rap and R&B Collaborations: #30 - #26

30 | Gold Digger - Kanye West & Jamie Foxx

29 | Pocketbook (Remix) - Me'Shell Ndegeocello ft. Redman

28 | Street Dreams - Nas & R.Kelly

27 | What These B****es Want - DMX ft. Sisqo

26 | Fiesta (Remix) - R.Kelly & Jay-Z

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Top 50 Rap and R&B Collaborations: #25 - #21

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25 | I've Changed - LL Cool J ft. Ryan Toby

24 | The Streets of New York - Rakim, Nas, & Alicia Keys

23 | We Need a Resolution - Aaliyah ft. Timbaland

22 | Break Up to Make Up - Method Man & D'Angelo

21 | Oh - Ciara ft. Ludacris

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Top 50 Rap and R&B Collaborations: #20 - #16

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20 | Been Through the Storm - Busta Rhymes ft. Stevie Wonder

19 | Got It (Remix) - Goapele ft. E-40

18 | Breakdown - Bone Thugs-N-Harmony & Mariah Carey

17 | High Post Brotha - Jill Scott ft. Common

16 | One More Chance (Remix) - The Notorious B.I.G. & Faith Evans

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15 | The Seed (2.0) - The Roots ft. Cody ChesnuTT

14 | Why - Jadakiss & Anthony Hamilton

13 | The Way You Move - OutKast ft. Sleepy Brown

12 | Can't Knock The Hustle - Jay-Z & Mary J. Blige

11 | Break You Off - The Roots ft. Musiq

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Erykah Bady and Ghostface
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10 | All That I Got Is You - Ghostface & Mary J. Blige

9 | Can't Deny It - Fabolous ft. Nate Dogg

8 | I'll Be Missing U - Puff Daddy, Faith Evans, & 112

7 | Fantasy (Remix) - Mariah Carey ft. Ol'Dirty Bastard

6 | You Got Me - The Roots & Erykah Badu & Eve

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Method Man and Mary J Blige

5 | Home Alone - R. Kelly ft. Keith Murray

4 | If I Ruled the World (Imagine That) - Nas ft. Lauryn Hill

3 | Let's Get Down - Tony Toni Tone ft. DJ Quik

2 | No Diggity - BLACKstreet ft. Dr. Dre and Queen Pen

1 | I'll Be There For You/You're All I Need To Get By - Method Man & Mary J. Blige