"Where Them Girls At" (CD Single)

Club tune about hooking up gets too raunchy for young kids.

What parents need to know

Positive messages

The song is about hooking up with multiple people at a club.

Positive role models

Advocates irresponsible sexual behavior and doesn't offer consequences for all the hooking up.

Not applicable

A pretty raunchy description of oral sex.


A couple instances of "s--t" and "f--k."


Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Peabo Bryson.


Drinking, drugs, & smoking

Mentions getting a "buzz."

Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that "Where Them Girls At" is a fairly mature song that mentions hooking up with multiple strangers at a dance club. It includes some profanity ("s--t," "f--k"), a reference to getting "buzzed," and an especially graphic description of oral sex. Combined, these qualities result in a song that's not age appropriate for tweens and young teens.

What's the story?

WHERE THEM GIRLS AT is a collaboration between hot DJ David Guetta and two equally popular rappers -- Flo Rida and Nicki Minaj. None of the three is known for making clean music, so it's no surprise that this track tells a mature story about going to a club and hooking up with lots (and lots) of people. Minaj has an especially explicit lyric about oral sex, and both rappers use profanity. Throw in a reference to getting buzzed, and this song definitely crosses the line into inappropriate-for-young-kids territory.

Is it any good?


There's nothing new about this synth-heavy sound, featuring the same pumping beats as so much of the other club music out there. Coupled with Minaj's hectic rap style, this tune isn't for everyone -- but it will resonate with all the club-goers who love this genre.

Families can talk about...

  • Families can talk about the song's message. What are some of the potential consequences that can come from casual hookups with various partners?

  • How can you have fun on a night out with friends without indulging in casual sex or substance use?

  • Studies show that the more sexually degrading messages kids hear, the more likely they are to have sex at earlier ages. Do songs like this one glamorize irresponsible behavior?

Music details

Artists:David Guetta, Flo Rida, Nicki Minaj
Release date:May 2, 2011
Parental advisory:Yes
Edited version available:Yes

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Teen, 13 years old Written byBatman101 May 24, 2013
age 10+

Get the clean version.

This is a great song. A little iffy here and there, but the clean version is fine. Flo and Nicki are a great pair. They should do more work together.
Teen, 16 years old Written byanders09ma May 27, 2012
age 11+

Where them girls At :D

Nicki & Flo make a good duo! But I'm confused. Does Guetta Dj? Cause I don't hear him sing. Well any ways good song! :D
What other families should know
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Kid, 10 years old December 26, 2011
age 10+


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