"Holla at the DJ" (CD Single)

Music review by
Jessica Dawson, Common Sense Media
"Holla at the DJ" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
Disney teen's dance track is clean and fun for everyone.

Parents say

age 4+
Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 7+
Based on 5 reviews

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A lot or a little?

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

Educational Value

Meant to entertain rather than educate.

Positive Messages

Clean, upbeat song about dancing and having fun.

Positive Role Models & Representations

 Coco Jones is a great role model for young girls: She is talented, driven, and successful.

Violence & Scariness
Sexy Stuff
Drinking, Drugs & Smoking

What parents need to know

Parents need to know that "Holla at the DJ" is a clean, upbeat dance track from Radio Disney's NBT winner and Let It Shine star, Coco Jones. There's no questionable content for kids, and plenty for the whole family to enjoy.

User Reviews

  • Parents say
  • Kids say
Adult Written bydlgrowe January 12, 2013

Like Mommy's Fav Radio Disney Song!!!

I absolutely love this song!!! I bought it on iTunes for myself (which was hilarious to my daughters aged 11, 10, 8, 5, & 4)! Whenever it comes on Radi... Continue reading
Teen, 15 years old Written bynon-bully102301 February 17, 2013


no manners
Teen, 17 years old Written byRosebud95 May 1, 2013


It's sometimes repeative, but otherwise a fun song :)

What's the story?

Coco Jones rose to Disney fame after she won Radio Disney's Next Big Thing (NBT) contest and then starred in the TV movie, Let It Shine. "HOLLA AT THE DJ" is her first single as a Hollywood Records artist, and keeps a catchy, cool dance-club beat. The video features Jones dancing Beyonce-style in black and white.

Is it any good?

Coco Jones has some powerhouse vocals that will knock your socks off and a smile that can light up the dance floor better than a disco ball.  "Holla at the DJ" is an engaging dance track that mixes techno beats and smooth, synth-pop, giving it a fresh sound. The song is all about dancing and contains no references to the club scene, so it's fine for kids.

Talk to your kids about ...

  • Families can talk about young teens and kids in showbiz. Do you think kids this age are prepared for a life in the spotlight? Why or why not?

  • What would be the best thing about being a famous teen? What would be some of the drawbacks?

  • Jones got her big break after winning a contest. Do you think these shows find real talent? Do you think these stars would otherwise make it as professional singers without the help of a contest?

Music details

  • Artist: Coco Jones
  • Release date: December 7, 2012
  • Type: Single
  • Label: Hollywood Records
  • Genre: Pop
  • Parental advisory: No
  • Edited version available: No
  • Last updated: November 11, 2020

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