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The Sound of Revenge



Sexist, violent -- dull even. Sound off.

What parents need to know

Positive messages

Sexist and racist language: the n-word is used repeatedly.


Lots of violent imagery, including repeated gunfire sound effects.


Explicit and leering appreciation of women's body parts.


Every four-letter word you can think of.

Not applicable
Drinking, drugs, & smoking

A couple of references to crack.

Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that the songs on this album include violent images and sound effects, including machine-gun fire. When the lyrics mention sex, women's body parts are explicitly mentioned in leering appreciation. Besides the sexist talk, the n-word and four-letter curses flow freely.

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What's the story?

If you took away the lead vocals on THE SOUND OF REVENGE, as well as the machine-gun sound effects, you'd have an album of beautifully produced instrumental tracks that would make any hip-hop artist proud. The problem with this CD from Chamillionaire is a combination of lyrics and vocal delivery. Aggressive while also sounding somehow lackluster, Chamillionaire takes a very long time to say very little. The content isn't only boring but also racist, sexist, and violent.

Is it any good?


The performances are monotonous; the songs all tediously long. It's too bad, because someone involved in this CD had some taste and production finesse. The instrumental tracks are wonderful -- they bubble along under Chamillionaire's unappealing vocals with energy, imagination, and passion. But unfortunately there's no redeeming social or literary value, words are used for shock value only, and the message ends up sounding both arrogant and ignorant rather than exciting or even socially conscious.

Families can talk about...

  • Families can talk about chameleons and find all the "chameleon puns" in the lyrics. What is a chameleon, and why do you think Chamillionaire likes the image so much? Why do you think he's chosen to include so much violence and racist, sexist language in his work?

Music details

Release date:November 22, 2005
Parental advisory:Yes
Edited version available:Yes

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Kid, 11 years old September 9, 2009
Expletives such as "n-gg-r", "g-dd-mn", "sh-t", "f-ck", "-ss", "b-tch", "wh-r-", "c-ck", "d-ck", "b-st-rd", and "f-gg-t" are used repeatedly throughout the album.
What other families should know
Too much swearing
Teen, 13 years old Written byTrexon August 4, 2010

As usual, good for people of any age who can handle it...

Well, I normally hate rap, but chamillionaire is a exception. I love this album, the gunshot sounds aren't a problem, and the only one with anything to worry about are No Snitchin'(not that bad), Grown and Sexy, and Southern Takeover (I love this song, but wish the f bomb was bleeped out or just plain ommitted). Other than that, it's a good album, pretty funny, and some for Ridin', the drug thing is not that big a deal, as long as they know not to take any of it seriously...
What other families should know
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
Teen, 16 years old Written byvolleyball7010 April 9, 2008

lovee it!

haha i lovee it its greatt no biggie people! :) i listen 2 it all the tyme!


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