Songs About Self-Love

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  • Keyshia Cole
  • Keyshia Cole
  • Janet Jackson
  • Richie Rich, T-Boz, TLC,
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  • Royce da 5'9
  • The Pussycat Dolls
  • Kelly Rowland
  • Ne-Yo, Kelly Rowland
  • Missy Elliott

The Art of Self-Love

For the most part, R&B is about the pain and pleasures of being in love, hip hop is about the struggle, and rock-n-roll is about living on the edge. It's a rare occasion when a song emerges about self-love, the kind of relationship Keyshia Cole says inspired her new video, "She."

But she's not the first to take a — ahem — solo route. There are more contemporary artists who've lyrically explored the joys of self-satisfaction. Read on. —Michael Harris (@IceBlueVA)

(Photo: Interscope Records)

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