In honor of Valentine's Day, we've named our five favorite hip-hop and R&B couples. From the newlyweds to the expecting, jailbirds (we mean lovebirds!) to the ultimate power couple -- Happy V-Day to these sexy till-death-do-us-part duos.

Alicia Keys & Swizz Beatz
Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz
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Alicia Keys and rapper/producer Swizz Beatz sealed the deal in a private ceremony on the French island of Corsica on July 31, 2010. With a bun in oven, Keys was glowing in a Grecian-style Vera Wang dress, and celebrity spiritual guru Deepak Chopra presided over the nuptials. A little over three months later, Swizz and Keys welcomed their son -- his fourth, her first -- Egypt Daoud Dean. But it hasn't all been honeymooning and baby bliss for the newlyweds after rumors surfaced that the recently divorced Swizz was involved with Keys while still married to then-wife, R&B singer Mashonda Tifrere. Swizz has since denied the rumors. Here's to a drama-free V-Day for the happy trio.
Mariah Carey & Nick Cannon
Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon
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Songstress and diva extraordinaire Mariah Carey and actor/rapper Nick Cannon surprised us all with their seemingly sudden nuptials in April 2008. After much media speculation, the couple finally admitted that they are expecting twins -- a boy and a girl -- later this spring. She may be 11 years his senior with a penthouse full of accolades to her name, but apparently daddy-to-be Cannon knows how to pamper his oh-so-pregnant wifey right. He was recently spotted getting a head start on his Valentine's Day shopping in New York at the Renaissance Hotel's Sweetest Suite, stocking up on giant Rice Krispies Treats amongst other goodies to bring back to Mariah.
T.I. & Tameka "Tiny" Cottle
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Rap superstar T.I. has been in a relationship with Tameka "Tiny" Cottle, former member of R&B girl group Xscape, since the early 2000s. The longtime lovers have two kids together and recently made it official in a Miami Beach ceremony in July 2010. While T.I. will be spending V-Day serving his 11-month sentence for a probation violation, Tiny allegedly hasn't let prison bars get in the way of a little ... romance. Rumors have been flying that Tiny slipped her man some hand action whilst paying him a visit in prison earlier last month, which the singer has since denied. Hey, the couple that plays together stays together.
Remy Ma & Papoose
Remy Ma and Papoose
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Despite an eight-year sentence for her involvement in a NYC night club shooting, which she is currently serving, former Terror Squad MC Remy Ma tied the knot with rapper Papoose in May 2008 while Remy was in prison. It must be love, right? The hip-hop couple, who allegedly have recorded several songs together, have also mentioned the possibility of a joint album to be released after Remy gets out of lockdown in 2013, and have already been collaborating on a mixtape to drop in the near future. Eager to reunite, both Remy and Pap have spoken optimistically about a possible early release.
Beyonce & Jay-Z
Jay-Z and Beyonce
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The ultimate power couple, Queen Bee of R&B Beyonce and rapper/mogul Jay-Z have produced several hit musical collabs together, and their nine-year romantic collaboration is as hot as ever. Rumors about their relationship started circulating after Beyonce was featured in Jay's ''03 Bonnie & Clyde,' but the couple kept their love affair under wraps until Jay put a ring on it and the two tied the knot in April 2008. Known for showering each other with lavish gifts -- B gifted her beau a $2 million Bugatti Grand Sport for his birthday in December; Jay bought his Honey Bee a $20 million private island off the coast of Florida -- how will Hov & B spoil each other this Valentine's Day?

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