Rappers Who Love Their Grandmas...and the Tracks to Prove It

Much respect to the queens.

7 Rappers Who Love Their Grandmas - We got to see Nelly in an extremely stripped down moment as he visited his grandma while she was in the hospital. Take a look at a few rappers who expressed their love for their grannies via song. Think of this as an early Mother's Day present.   (Photos from left: Jason Merritt/Getty Images for LACMA, Jason Merritt/Getty Images for Trevor Project, Bob Levey/Getty Images)

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7 Rappers Who Love Their Grandmas - We got to see Nelly in an extremely stripped down moment as he visited his grandma while she was in the hospital. Take a look at a few rappers who expressed their love for their grannies via song. Think of this as an early Mother's Day present. (Photos from left: Jason Merritt/Getty Images for LACMA, Jason Merritt/Getty Images for Trevor Project, Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Kanye West, 'Roses' - It's no secret that Yeezy adores the women in his life. The passionate track "Roses" provided yet another example of that love as he pays homage to his grandma, who at the time was hospitalized.  Kanye: "When they said that she made it / You see they eyes gleam / I think we at an all time high...Cause with my family we know where home is /And so instead of sending flowers, we're the roses."  (Photo: Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

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Kanye West, 'Roses' - It's no secret that Yeezy adores the women in his life. The passionate track "Roses" provided yet another example of that love as he pays homage to his grandma, who at the time was hospitalized. Kanye: "When they said that she made it / You see they eyes gleam / I think we at an all time high...Cause with my family we know where home is /And so instead of sending flowers, we're the roses." (Photo: Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

Big Sean, 'One Man Can Change the World' - When the rapper first burst onto the scene, his unwavering love for his grams was duly noted. She's since passed away, but the big homie said this on the track "One Man Can Change the World," " My grandma told me if you write your name in stone, you'll never get the white out / I grinded out that black hole then performed up at the White House."  (Photo: Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images)

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Big Sean, 'One Man Can Change the World' - When the rapper first burst onto the scene, his unwavering love for his grams was duly noted. She's since passed away, but the big homie said this on the track "One Man Can Change the World," " My grandma told me if you write your name in stone, you'll never get the white out / I grinded out that black hole then performed up at the White House." (Photo: Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images)

Drake, 'The Winners' - While some clown Drake for being an emotional rapper, you have to admit a song about his grandma is just so precious. He raps, "Yeah, and in the name of Evelyn Sher / I’ll forever forgive anybody that never was there / For me, no other woman could ever compare / My angel, I hope heaven’s prepared for whenever you there."  (Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

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Drake, 'The Winners' - While some clown Drake for being an emotional rapper, you have to admit a song about his grandma is just so precious. He raps, "Yeah, and in the name of Evelyn Sher / I’ll forever forgive anybody that never was there / For me, no other woman could ever compare / My angel, I hope heaven’s prepared for whenever you there." (Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Chance the Rapper, 'Sunday Candy' - Following in the footsteps of many of the other greats, Chance the Rapper also paid homage to his grandma. The MC's verse on the track "Sunday Candy" even hit home for some of us here at BET. He eloquently expresses, "I am the thesis of her prayers / Her nieces an her nephews are just pieces of the layers / Only one she love as much as me is Jesus Christ and Taylor."  (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images)

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Chance the Rapper, 'Sunday Candy' - Following in the footsteps of many of the other greats, Chance the Rapper also paid homage to his grandma. The MC's verse on the track "Sunday Candy" even hit home for some of us here at BET. He eloquently expresses, "I am the thesis of her prayers / Her nieces an her nephews are just pieces of the layers / Only one she love as much as me is Jesus Christ and Taylor." (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images)

Jay Z, 'Made in America' - The rapper gives thanks to his grandmother for introducing he and the rest of his family members to her banana pudding. Jay Z rhymes, "I pledge allegiance to my grandma / For that banana pudding, our piece of Americana."  (Photo: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

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Jay Z, 'Made in America' - The rapper gives thanks to his grandmother for introducing he and the rest of his family members to her banana pudding. Jay Z rhymes, "I pledge allegiance to my grandma / For that banana pudding, our piece of Americana." (Photo: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

LL Cool J, 'Big Mama (Unconditional Love)'  - Mr. Smith was primarily raised by his granny, Ellen Griffin, who is the "mama" in the track "Mama Said Knock You Out." When the beautiful lady passed away in 2002, he dedicated the song "Big Mama (Unconditional Love)" to her.  (Photo: Theo Wargo/NBC/Getty Images for "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon")

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LL Cool J, 'Big Mama (Unconditional Love)' - Mr. Smith was primarily raised by his granny, Ellen Griffin, who is the "mama" in the track "Mama Said Knock You Out." When the beautiful lady passed away in 2002, he dedicated the song "Big Mama (Unconditional Love)" to her. (Photo: Theo Wargo/NBC/Getty Images for "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon")

Ghostface Killah, "All I Got Is You" - The rapper acknowledges that his mother and grandmother helped him become the man he is today. He simply lets Mary J. Blige's sweet vocals explain: "All that I got is you and I'm so thankful I made it through."  (Photo: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

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Ghostface Killah, "All I Got Is You" - The rapper acknowledges that his mother and grandmother helped him become the man he is today. He simply lets Mary J. Blige's sweet vocals explain: "All that I got is you and I'm so thankful I made it through." (Photo: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)