Wifey Material: Rappers Who Locked Down Their Teenage Sweethearts

A teenage love.

These rappers found their ride or die chicks early in the game and weren’t afraid to put a ring on it. Find out who’s still going strong, who called it quits, and who is slated to take that majestic walk down the isle.

  • 1 Eminem
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    Eminem met Kimberly Anne Scott as a teenager back in Detroit, and their relationship has been the focal point of Em’s rhymes for most of his career. They got married in 1999, divorced in 2001, got married again in 2006, then divorced later the same year.

  • 2 Ja Rule
    Ja and his wife Aisha Murray met in junior high. A young Aisha caught Ja’s eye while coming off the school bus. They officially tied the knot in 2001 and have three children together.

  • 3 LL Cool J
    LL Cool J has been a household rap name since he was a teenager and his wife Simone Johnson has been with him every step of the way. The pair met in their teens while Simone was hanging outside of her aunt’s home. The couple married in 1995.

  • 4 Kendrick Lamar
    Kendrick and his longtime-girlfriend Whitney Alford have been together since high school. Kendrick refers to her as his “best friend.” and earlier this year news broke that these two lovebirds are engaged to be married.

  • 5 Yung Joc
    If you watch Love & Hip Hop Atlanta, then you know cast member Yung Joc has enough kids to start a basketball team — eight to be exact. Well, three of those kids are a result of Joc’s relationship with high school sweetheart Alexandria Robinson. The couple were married in 2001, but divorced in 2014.

  • 6 Snoop Dogg
    The Doggfather married his teenage sweetheart Shante Taylor in 1997. The couple filed for divorce seven years later in 2004, but later reconciled and even renewed their vows in 2008.

  • 7 J. Cole
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    North Carolina’s finest met his future wifey Melissa Heholt while attending St. Johns University in Queens, NY. The couple stuck it together during the rapper’s meteoric rise to fame and earlier this year Cole popped the question to his long time girl.