Top R&B / Slow Jams / Whatever the hell you want to listen to about grief and loss

Although I love hip hop and rap, R&B/slowjams are my shit. I was trying to find songs on how I felt and what I was going through .. boy that was hard ): but now I have an official playlist! Enjoy (in no particular order)! Keep in mind that the songs may not exactly be 100% for grief and loss but I have interpreted and relate to it that way.

1. So Lost – Melvin Gutierrez

This was one of the few songs that was in my iTunes (phew), I was really trying to make a playlist of whatever music I had.


2. I Miss You – Aaliyah

“Now you’re gone and I’m lost without you here and now. but I know I gotta live and make it somehow”


3. It’s So Hard to Say Good-bye to Yesterday – Boyz II Men

4. Can You Help Me – Usher


5. How Do I Live – Leann Rimes

I want to say thanks to my cousin for telling me to listen to this song when I was creating my playlist. You’re the best.


6. I Will Always Love You – Whitney Houston

I want to say a personal thanks to another cousin of mine for singing this song at my grandpa’s funeral. You picked the perfect song love.


7. All Alone – Immature


8. Missin You – Brandy , Tamia, Gladys Knight, & Chaka Khan

9. Missin You – Live with Gladys Knight, Chaka Khan, & Jennifer Holiday

10. One Sweet Day – Boyz II Men & Mariah Carey

11. Make Heaven Wait – Wayne Brady

12. Crossroads – Bone Thugs N Harmony (Not R&B but whatever)

13. Last Promise – Asia 4

Being the Vietnamese little kid I was, listening to music with my family. This boy band song hits home.


14. Reflection Eternal – Nujabes

And when words can’t describe how you feel…


15. Beyond – Nujabes


16. Better Today – Ne-Yo
Lastly, when you need a pick me up.

Just remember you have your own way of mourning for your love ones. Mourner’s Bill of Rights

Love you Grandpa.

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