What parents need to know
Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that that on the explicit scale, "Pound the Alarm" falls in the middle: It includes some references to drinking and sex, though these allusions aren't graphic (especially for a Nicki Minaj song), and while the word "bitch" is used, there's no other profanity. Though it's not a particularly positive song, the track is OK for teens.
What's the story?
Is it any good?
Most of Nicki Minaj's music has a somewhat frenetic tone to it -- and this track is no exception. With an actual alarm serving as its hook, this in-your-face single will undoubtedly appeal to die-hard Minaj fans who love her high-pitched style.
Families can talk about...
Families can talk about where excessive drinking, sex, and partying can lead. What are some of the consequences that can come from overindulging in adult behaviors like these?
How does this song compare with other tracks by Nicki Minaj?
What do you think makes Nicki Minaj so popular? Is it her talent, controversial lyrics, or edgy style? Or something else?