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"Price Tag" (CD Single)

Music review by
Stephanie Bruzzese, Common Sense Media
"Price Tag" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
Clean pop-rap track with positive message.
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Parents say

age 10+
Based on 5 reviews

Kids say

age 8+
Based on 37 reviews

A lot or a little?

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

Positive Messages

Great message about not focusing on money and material things.

Positive Role Models & Representations

Encourages listeners to focus on the important things in life beyond what they can buy.

Violence & Scariness
Sexy Stuff
Drinking, Drugs & Smoking

What parents need to know

Parents need to know that "Price Tag" is an exceptionally clean, positive song about remembering not to get caught up in money and material things. It includes no profanity or mature content, and offers an uplifting message about having fun and enjoying the moment. The track is a great choice for younger and older audiences alike. 

User Reviews

  • Parents say
  • Kids say
Parent of a 7 and 11 year old Written bylilyodagirl April 18, 2011
Parent of a 13 year old Written bysammysk April 17, 2011
Teen, 16 years old Written byrebma97 February 2, 2014

Catchy tune

This isn't my favorite song, but it's got a really nice tune and upbeat tone. The song contains positive messages about not getting caught up in money... Continue reading
Kid, 12 years old March 20, 2015

Well done!

Great influence for any kid who can comprehend the message trying to be sent.

What's the story?

In the single "PRICE TAG," British pop singer Jessie J teams up with American rapper B.o.B. to dispel the idea that money can buy happiness. The super-positive, clean track talks about how people should look beyond materialism and enjoy the truly important things in life: "Why is everybody so obsessed, money can't buy us happiness

Is it any good?

Both Jessie J and B.o.B. are big talents, and the combination of their skills in this song is like musical fireworks. Backed by a mellow yet fun beat, Jessie's booming, full-of-life vocals and B.o.B.'s crisp rap delivery make this song great in terms of its sound as well as its message.

Talk to your kids about ...

  • Families can talk about whether the combined singing and rapping approach from Jessie J and rising rap star B.o.B. works in this song.

  • Describe some of the musical characteristics displayed by both of these artists. Do those qualities mesh well here? Why?

  • What do you think of the song's message? Do you or your friends spend too much time thinking about material items?

Music details

  • Artists: B.o.B., Jessie J
  • Release date: March 7, 2011
  • Label: Lava
  • Genre: Pop
  • Parental advisory: No
  • Edited version available: No

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