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"Jam (Turn It Up)" (CD Single)



Reality star's lame song focuses on money, parties.

What parents need to know

Positive messages

Mainly about partying and buying expensive items.

Positive role models

Emphasizes materialism and references drinking.

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Mentions the luxury car Maybach.

Drinking, drugs, & smoking

Talks about drinking shots of tequila and getting buzzed.

Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that while "Jam (Turn It Up)" doesn't include explicit language or mentions of sex and violence, it features references to drinking and having very expensive material things -- like the German luxury car, Maybach. The song is generally OK for older kids, though parents should be aware that the overarching message feeds into the Kardashians' broader emphasis on materialism.

What's the story?

Reality TV royalty Kim Kardashian has decided to try her hand at singing -- releasing a debut single called "JAM (TURN IT UP)". The song's lyrics mirror Kim's approach to real life, with a focus on partying and material goods, like expensive cars. The track doesn't feature any graphic language or references to sex, but its discussion of drinking tequila shots and focus on money make the tune iffy for younger kids.

Is it any good?


Kim Kardashian makes mediocre singers like Britney Spears and Jennifer Lopez sound exceptional. Unfortunately, the song's catchy dance hook and help from well-known writer The Dream can't even overshadow Kim's poor performance.

Families can talk about...

  • Families can talk about why Kim Kardashian would venture into the world of singing when she has several other irons in the fire, like her TV show and clothing lines.

  • Does Kim do a good job with this song, or should she stick to her previous pursuits? Why?

  • Why is Kim Kardashian so popular? Could she be considered a role model? Why or why not?

Music details

Artist:Kim Kardashian
Release date:March 2, 2011
Label:Kim Kardashian
Parental advisory:No
Edited version available:No

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Teen, 13 years old Written byhellokittycaroline March 28, 2012


Sucks so bad
Teen, 14 years old Written byXXMAVRCXX July 2, 2015


Can someone tell me why this was even produced? Easily the worst song I've ever heard, on top of that, the auto tune is very obvious.
Teen, 13 years old Written byThe Euphoric User January 25, 2013


I don't hate Kim Kardashian, but I personally think she does't need a music career either.
What other families should know
Too much consumerism
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking