A lot or a little?
The parents' guide to what's in this music.
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.
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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?