Though it took a minute for the couple to confirm they were dating, Amber and 21 quickly reached “relationship goals” status after a series of intimate outings, publicized romantic gestures, and interview after interview in which they expressed their fondness for one another. Naturally, some fans questioned the authenticity of the couple’s connection, but as the months passed, it became increasingly clear that it was true love.
21 began to shelve his hardened persona and slowly embraced his softer side, going above and beyond to demonstrate his affection. The man reportedly cut off his dreads for Amber, serenaded her with Alicia Keys’ records, and made beneficial lifestyle changes at his girlfriend’s request.
“She's a real cool woman. She treats me like a king, you know. It is what it is,” he said during a 2017 interview on the Real 92.3 LA. “[She] makes me do shit that I don't normally do, like take vitamins and drink water.”
He DGAF what the skeptics or haters had to say; 21 was head over heels. And the feelings appeared to be mutual.
In light of the couple’s recent breakup, we’re taking a look back at some of the most memorable moments of their relationship. Who knows? It may give fans some hope for reconciliation.