Long before Soundcloud, virtual reality, and "Cash Me Ousside", music videos were one of the most organic forms of artistic expression for those in the music industry. They still are a form of expression, to be sure, but artists also have plenty of other avenues where they can share themselves with their fans, because the internet.

Since it's Valentine's Day and MTV is probably too busy playing Catfish reruns, we decided it was probably a good time to give you lovebirds a look back at ten of the most iconic music video couples, each involving hip-hop and r'n'b artists.