"Where Them Girls At" (CD Single)

Music review by
Stephanie Bruzzese, Common Sense Media
"Where Them Girls At" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
Club tune about hooking up gets too raunchy for young kids.

Parents say

age 18+
Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 12+
Based on 9 reviews

A lot or a little?

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

Positive Messages

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

Positive Role Models & Representations

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

Violence
Sex

A pretty raunchy description of oral sex.

Language

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

Consumerism

Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Peabo Bryson.

 

Drinking, Drugs & Smoking

Mentions getting a "buzz."
 

What 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.

User Reviews

  • Parents say
  • Kids say
Adult Written bydawnmac July 2, 2011

Another inappropriate for radio club hook up song

Every other song on the radio these days is raunchy like this talking about hooking up in a club and having casual sex with strangers, getting drunk. Tired of h... Continue reading
Teen, 13 years old Written byBatman101 May 24, 2013

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

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'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.

Talk to your kids 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

For kids who love to dance

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