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17 R&B Songs That Will Have You Begging For Love

Please, baby! Baby, please!

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1. The Temptations, "Ain't Too Proud To Beg"


The Temps may have invented begging for love!

Epic begging lyric: "I know you wanna leave me / But I refuse to let you go / If I have to beg and plead for your sympathy / I don't mind cause you mean that much to me"

2. Lenny Williams, "I Love You"

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Chances are you heard this track blasting from your dad's bedroom after he screwed up.

Epic begging lyric:"Oh, oh, oh, oh / Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh / Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh"


4. Usher, "Confessions Part II"

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Someone please help poor Usher.

Epic begging lyric: "I'm ridin' in my whip / Racin' to her place / Talkin' to myself /

Preparin' to tell her to her face / She open up the door and didn't want to come near me / I said one second baby please hear me"

5. The Chi-Lites, "Oh Girl"

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Another song you may have heard blasting from the speakers of your uncle's Cadillac when he was feeling blue.

Epic begging lyric: "Oh, girl / I'd be in trouble if you left me now / 'Cause I don't know where to look for love / I just don't know how"


8. Tyrese,"Shame"

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Tyrese has mastered the art of begging over the years.

Epic begging lyric: "Oh, I'm ashamed of me / Shame on me/ Wish I never done you wrong / Shame on me / Every night of us I dream / That I wake up in your arms"


12. Mario, "Let Me Love You"

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Mario and his dancers begged hard in this video!

Epic begging lyric: "You should let me love you / Let me be the one to / give you everything you want and need / Baby good love and protection / Make me your selection / Show you the way love's supposed to be"

14. Jagged Edge, "He Can't Love U"

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The song you sing when your partner leaves you for someone else.

Epic begging lyric: "No matter where you want it baby / Ain't no ifs, whats, buts or maybes / And I know one day you'll see / He can never love you like I love you"

15. Immature, "Never Lie"

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I never understood how kids this young knew how to beg so good.

Epic begging lyric: "On the phone / When you were here / Laughin' and jokin', cryin' and sulkin' / In my dreams you're still with me / 'Cause a friend like you only comes once in a lifetime"

17. Keith Sweat, "I'll Give All My Love To You"


Last but certainly not least we bring to the undisputed King of Begging! Keith showed us all that sometimes its better to beg in the beginning of the relationship — get it out of the way early on.

Epic begging lyric: "I will never do anything to hurt you / I'll give all my love to you / And if you need me / Baby, I'll come runnin'/ Only to you"