"5 O'Clock" (CD Single)

Common Sense Media says

Mature rap tune about getting "crazy" in the bedroom.

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What parents need to know

Positive messages

The song's strong sexual message isn't negative, just mature.

Positive role models

The sexuality isn't something you'd want younger kids to copy.

Violence
Not applicable
Sex

Lots of directly sexual and heavily suggestive lyrics: "And I know you be getting so horny / 'Cause you be sending me texts like, boy, just get your ass up in that car / And come get all of this love." Also, "she'll be waiting on me naked with one of my chains on."

Language

"Ass."

Consumerism

Mentions of iPhone, Nuvo.

Drinking, drugs, & smoking

One reference to "drinking all night."

Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that "5 O'Clock" is a super-steamy single about a girl who summons her guy home from the club so they can "go crazy" in the bedroom. Though it lacks profanity aside from the world "ass," the song's sexual descriptions are fairly detailed, and "drinking all night" is also mentioned.

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Kids say

What's the story?

Two big-name rappers and one pop star team up in "5 O'CLOCK," a tune by T-Pain, Wiz Khalifa, and Lily Allen. In this sultry single, a woman goes to bed before her man makes it back from the club, but once he gets home, the two meet in the bedroom and proceed to have their own adult party of two -- and the games are strongly sexual.

Is it any good?

QUALITY
 

The mellow groove of this slow rap jam fits with its steamy lyrics. Allen's smoky vocals definitely suit the song's mood, along with downtempo rhyming from both T-Pain and Wiz Khalifa.

Families can talk about...

  • Families can talk about what can happen to teens who become sexually active. How can engaging in a mature activity like sex affect you emotionally and physically?

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  • What are the consequences of having sex too young?

Music details

Artists:Lily Allen, T-Pain, Wiz Khalifa
Release date:October 23, 2011
Type:Single
Label:Jive Records
Genre:Rap
Parental advisory:Yes
Edited version available:Yes

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Teen, 14 years old Written bydirectioner23 November 5, 2012
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11
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5 o'clock in the morning

it really isn't that bad qaulity wise but it is very sexual.theres some pretty graphic talk about "going crazy in the bedroom" as the song puts it
What other families should know
Too much sex
Teen, 14 years old Written byClippersInLA September 2, 2012
AGE
13
QUALITY
 

T-Pain needs some T-Pants

T-Pain needs to put some pants on. He autotunes his way into being a hypersexual.
What other families should know
Too much sex
Teen, 17 years old Written byabbacus July 9, 2012
AGE
15
QUALITY
 

Just OK.

What other families should know
Too much sex

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