Being in love is great, but relationships take a lot work. Now imagine if you're a rapper in the public eye. There's paparazzi at every turn snapping photos, advances from unsolicited groupies and rumors about breakups before they've even happened. Talk about strain and stress. And we can't forget about life on the road and the endless parties. This lifestyle can be the gateway to temptation and infidelity and even bring out some negative qualities in one's partner (read jealousy).

From Robin Thicke and Paula Patton's split to Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon's lengthy divorce, it seems that famous couples have the hardest time keeping their relationships together. In hip-hop, it's even more prevalent. Some of your favorite MCs have bid farewell to their boos.

When your favorite lyricist and his lady call it quits, you can't help but wonder what happened along the way, especially when they create songs like 'One Love.' Here's a look at 10 Hip-Hop Couples That Didn't Last.