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Rappers are the new rockstars when it comes to having their pick of models, actresses and pop signers who are itching to hook up with a guy who can sell out an arena tour.

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West stroll around here in Paris. Word is, they are scouting wedding locations.

Maybe Kim Kardashian is more of a trend-setter than we realize, but it seems like ever since she dropped the athlete in favor of the rap icon, hip-hop hook-ups have been all the rage.

To help you keep track of this growing trend, we've assembled a list of the most memorable rapper/non-rap-celebrity couples, past and present.

Yes, in order to narrow things down, we disqualified couples in which both parties first made their name in the world of hip-hop and R&B. (Sorry, Jay and Bey, Nas and Kelis).

But don't worry, that rule didn't shorten the list by much. It seems when rappers are choosing boo thangs to settle down with they prefer to look outside of the hip-hop community.

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Katy Perry sure knows how to pick 'em! Right on the heels of her highly-publicized breakup with John Mayer, the singer is reportedly dating Riff Raff.

Yes, dreadlocked white rapper Riff Raff.

Riff Raff and Katy Perry Photo

If you've never heard of Riff Raff, you're not alone.

He's best known as the possible inspiration for James Franco's similarly styled character in the movie Spring Breakers. The rapper even sued the film's producers for using his likeness without permission.

Going forward, however, it seems Riff - real name Horst Christian Simco - will be best known as Katy Perry's rebound guy.

The famous pair went public far sooner than most celebrity couples, with Katy posting a pic to Instagram and Riff Raff later confirming that their hang session was an official date.

"We went on a date, it was fun," Mr. Raff revealed to TMZ. "It was Skrillex's party so we went out and had some sushi, went bowling and then had a few drinks or whatever. Just chilled."

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