Happily Ever Hustle: 12 Celeb Couples Who Mix Business with Pleasure

Rumors that king and queen of pop culture (i.e. Jay Z and Beyonce) will be dropping a collaboration album exclusively on their new music platform Tidal have us excited. Nothing says power couple than two people able to work and play alongside one another. Here are 12 coupes whose "I do's" have meant cashing checks together.

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The hottest couple in the game have collaborated on several songs, and now, they're reportedly gearing up to release a joint album exclusively on Tidal, the industry's newest streaming service, which they co-own. We might have to buy a subscription for this one! 

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On top of starring in several films together and their beautiful children, Mr. and Mrs. Smith run Overbrook Entertainment, the production company behind films like The Karate Kid, After Earth and Fox's Gotham starring—who else?—Jada herself. They were also co-producers of Fela, the Broadway musical based on the life of Nigerian musician Fela Kuti.

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Parker and Kodjoe make a great team both on and offscreen. (Have you seen their chemistry on BET's Real Husbands of Hollywood?) The dynamic duo also run the Sophie's Voice Foundation together, which they launched to raise awareness around spina bifida, a birth defect that affects the development of the spinal cord and their daughter Sophie Tei. And pretty soon, the two will be able to add "talk show hosts" to their resumes: The Boris and Nicole Show is scheduled to premiere on July 6.

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This Hollywood duo is behind Akil Production, which has brought us classics on the big and small screen—from The Game and Being Mary Jane to the Sparkle movie remake. Mara is the scribe, and Salim directs. "We are each other's secret weapon," Mara told ESSENCE.

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Kelly began dating her manager, Tim, in 2011, three years before he popped the question over Skype while she was in Bulgaria. The two jumped the broom last November, but they haven't let their newfound romance (or baby boy!) get in the way of business—he's still managing the singer!

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The pair has already starred on a reality show together, and in August, they're coming to daytime TV with a new talk show, Ice & Coco. If their now-defunct E! show was any indication, their new venture should be fun to watch.

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Known for being a 'ride or die' couple since 2001, T.I. and Tiny have been through it all. From raising their children, to starring on their reality show, T.I. and Tiny: The Family Hustle, this is one couple that won't give up.

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United by a shared love for music, Aja and Fatin's collobration was destined to be more than musical. Naturally, their common thread sprouted into the R&B duo, Kindred the Family Soul, and the beginning of a happy marriage. "We were brave," Aja said in an interview with ESSENCE. "Every major move we took, we took together in faith." Now happy parents of six, the dynamic duo is unstoppable. 

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This hip-hop and R&B power couple came together in 2010, and worked together shortly after on Swizz's hit single, "International Party." Swizz produced Alicia's singles, 'New Day." They're also the proud parents to 4-year-old Egypt and 4-month-old Genesis.

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This couple has the Bravo reality show Real Housewives of Atlanta to thank for bringing them together. The former Xscape member met her boo during the fourth season of the show in 2011. They tied the knot in April, making Kandi's Wedding one of Bravo's most viewed nuptials yet.

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Spike and Tonya frequently collaborate on film projects and have written two children's books together. 

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John has featured the love of his life in a few of his music videos, with the most notable being the video for "All of Me," and "You and I." The couple linked up in 2006 while working on the first of the many videos, "Stereo," and tied the knot seven years later.