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"Starstrukk" (CD single)



Crunk kings do more girl-bashing with help from Katy Perry.
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What parents need to know

Positive messages

3OH!3 thinks it's OK to hurt women at will -- an exceptionally negative message for anyone, regardless of age. 

Positive role models

Any guy that has such a cynical attitude toward girls can't be considered a good role model.

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Compares women to the voluptuous Daisy Duke character from the Dukes of Hazzard: "Nice legs…low cut see-through shirts…tight jeans…double Ds."

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Drinking, drugs, & smoking
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Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that although STARSTRUKK doesn't include foul language or a lot of adult content, the single stresses that it's acceptable for a guy to use a girl and throw her away. 

What's the story?

Current kings of crunk (a musical mixture of hip-hop and electronica) 3OH!3 have teamed up with envelope-pushing pop singer Katy Perry in a reissue of STARSTRUKK, a single from their full-length album Want. The song once again finds the guys down on girls, with lyrics that describe how all women flaunt their bodies in an attempt to hook men -- but 3OH!3 isn't falling for it. Instead, the artists just "set [women] up to knock them down" and don't feel the least bit sorry for it. Though these super caustic lyrics may be a thinly veiled attempt to cover up a broken heart, hurting someone at random is never understandable -- and not the right message for young kids who are just learning the relationship ropes.

Is it any good?


Biting lyrics aside, STARSTRUKK's got a lot going for it musically. A cool, electro-infused beat serves as the song's backdrop, and the catchy talk-sing delivery of the 3OH!3 guys is juxtaposed against Perry's strong vocals in the chorus. As a result, the reissue featuring Perry is even more appealing than the original version.

Families can talk about...

  • Families can talk about the song's message. What might have happened to the guys in 3OH!3 to make them write such a negative song about girls?

  • If you get hurt in a romantic relationship, is there a way to deal with your feelings that won't leave you feeling resentful of the other person?

Music details

Release date:July 9, 2009
Label:Photo Finish Records
Parental advisory:Yes
Edited version available:Yes

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Teen, 13 years old Written byKidquizine March 20, 2012

Starstrukk is an awesome song :)

The video bleeped out the curse word in it and I love that video! The song is awesome- you gotta love 3OH!3. I happened to buy their whole album and it is amazing. I am a 3OH!3 fan and this song is one of my favorites. This song and video are one of my favorites. Give them a break! They are awesome artists who are serious about what they do. If you think they have no appropriate songs, listen to "Follow Me Down" on repeat!! :) 3OH!3 FOREVER!!!
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Too much sex
Teen, 13 years old Written byKhOiCoOl November 14, 2011

Love the beat

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Too much sex
Too much swearing
Teen, 14 years old Written byBrybry102 June 13, 2011


Wow you people worry WAY too much, its a good song I LOVE IT !!! and so does my Best friends sister...shes 9.. Hah


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