"Follow My Lead" (CD single)

Music review by
Jessica Dawson, Common Sense Media
"Follow My Lead" (CD single) Music Poster Image
J.T. delivers a fresh single for Shriner's charity.

Parents say

age 5+
Based on 1 review

Kids say

No reviews yetAdd your rating

A lot or a little?

The parents' guide to what's in this music.

Positive Messages

Song proceeds benefit Shriner's Hospitals for Children. Promotes message of determination and optimism.

Violence
Sex

No risque lyrics.

Language
Consumerism

Charity fundraiser.

Drinking, Drugs & Smoking

What parents need to know

Parents need to know that this single is being released by Justin Timberlake as a charity fundraiser to benefit Shriner's Hospitals for Children, and is free to MySpace Music users. Along with the good cause it promotes, it sends a positive message about determination and optimism.

User Reviews

  • Parents say
  • Kids say

There aren't any reviews yet. Be the first to review this title.

There aren't any reviews yet. Be the first to review this title.

What's the story?

FOLLOW MY LEAD is the new single released by Justin Timberlake and is part of a fundraising campaign for the Shriner's Hospitals for Children. It features vocals from newcomer Dutch-ess and YouTube sensation Esmee Denter. The song was recorded live at the recent Justin Timberlake and Friends benefit for Shriner's and debuted on MySpaceMusic.

Is it any good?

No risque lyrics or bump-and-grind beats to worry about here. This is a J.T.-style funkadelic pop track featuring solid soul vocals from newcomer 20-year-old Esmee Denter. While it starts with J.T. rapping "Hands up/I show you what I do.../Everybody knows this is the anthem," Denter takes the lead for most of the song, belting the chorus "Follow my lead/we'll go where no one goes.../Everyone leaves/be the one still standing strong."

With a positive message, a funky beat, and a good purpose, this is a single that's hard to resist.

 

 

Talk to your kids about ...

  • Families can talk about celebrities using their star power to raise money for charities. Would you be more inclined to give to a charity if it involved a pop icon such as Justin Timberlake? Do you feel that enough celebrities do their part when it comes to charity work and the power of their public image?

Music details

Our editors recommend

Common Sense Media's unbiased ratings are created by expert reviewers and aren't influenced by the product's creators or by any of our funders, affiliates, or partners.

See how we rate

About these links

Common Sense Media, a nonprofit organization, earns a small affiliate fee from Amazon or iTunes when you use our links to make a purchase. Thank you for your support.

Read more

Our ratings are based on child development best practices. We display the minimum age for which content is developmentally appropriate. The star rating reflects overall quality and learning potential.

Learn how we rate