O.N.I.F.C.

Music review by
Stephanie Bruzzese, Common Sense Media
O.N.I.F.C. Music Poster Image
Smooth grooves, but extreme substance use, sex, materialism.

Parents say

age 18+
Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 14+
Based on 2 reviews

A lot or a little?

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

Positive messages

The irresponsible and materialistic messages threaded throughout this album are negative.

Positive role models & representations

Just about every act in these songs is something a positive role model wouldn't do.
 

Violence
Sex

Lots of sexual situations, with talk of having different partners every night.
 

Language

Tons of profanity, from "f–-k" to the "N" word.

Consumerism

Not too many specific product names, but plenty of lines about having tons of money and material things.

Drinking, drugs & smoking

An abundance of references to getting extremely drunk and smoking a lot of pot.
 

What parents need to know

Parents need to know that O.N.I.F.C. (which stands for "Only a N––-a in First Class") is definitely not for kids, tweens, and younger teens. It contains a mountain of explicit language ("f–-k," "s–-t," the "N" word), references to being very drunk and high, graphic sexual descriptions, and numerous mentions of money and material goods.

User Reviews

Parent of a 1, 7, and 11 year old Written byBeautyAndABeat December 19, 2012

Suckage!

I don't really like Wiz Khalifia.He is too vulgar,Chris Brown is better.
Teen, 13 years old Written byWiz Khalifa March 24, 2014
Teen, 17 years old Written byStuckInTheClouds17 August 25, 2013

C'mon, It's Wiz Khalifa

Honestly I just have one thing to say: If you listen to Wiz Khalifa or have even heard of him in the media, it's a well-known fact that he is a very avid u... Continue reading

What's the story?

Notoriously risque rapper Wiz Khalifa is back with O.N.I.F.C., his second full-length album. Not one to mess with success, Khalifa revisits the same themes that filled his first album, Rolling Papers: lots of sex, substances, and money. He gets help from a host of guest artists, including 2 Chainz, Akon, Pharrell, and his partner, Amber Rose.

Is it any good?

While the smooth, mellow groove of this album is an unfortunate nod to Khalifa's affection for substances, it also makes for an overall nice sound. Highlights include tracks with vocal powerhouse guest stars Pharrell and Akon, who make for a great contrast with Khalifa's rap stylings.

Talk to your kids about ...

  • Families can talk about whether it's fair that Wiz Khalifa has succeeded in building a career around producing music that reflects negative behaviors. Why do you think he is so popular?

  • Should artists be legally allowed to sell music that embraces illegal activities, like drunk driving and smoking pot? Why or why not?

  • Who is the audience for this album? If it's not teens, does Khalifa have any responsibility to be a role model?

Music details

  • Artist: Wiz Khalifa
  • Release date: December 3, 2012
  • Type: Album
  • Label: Atlantic
  • Genre: Rap
  • Parental advisory: Yes
  • Edited version available: Yes

For kids who love hip-hop and dance tunes

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