"Beauty and a Beat" (CD Single)
What parents need to know
Parents Need to Know
What's the story?
"BEAUTY AND A BEAT" is one of the growing mountain of singles released from Believe, the second full-length album of original material from teen superstar Justin Bieber. This particular track, which is about wanting to impress the beauty on his arm, features guest rhymes from notoriously edgy rapper Nicki Minaj.
Is it any good?
Justin Bieber's musical mentor, Usher, comes through loud and clear in the smooth, danceable beat of this track. Though it's not one of the strongest tunes on the album, the song is still well-suited for club rotation and radio play.
Families can talk about...
Families can talk about the musical chemistry between Bieber and Minaj -- two of the cleanest and raunchiest musicians around, respectively. Does it work?
Why would Bieber choose to collaborate with a notoriously risque rapper like Minaj?
What would Minaj stand to gain from matching up with a squeaky-clean teen heartthrob like Bieber?