Music Reviews

age 14+
 
Peppy electro-rap track has attitude, booze, and language.
By Iggy Azalea
(2014)
age 14+
 
Superstar team-up is explicit; clean version OK for teens.
By Jay-Z
(2013)
age 10+
 
Pop-rap single is OK for kids too young for MIB 3 movie.
By Pitbull
(2012)
age 14+
 
Club tune is all about partying and casual hookups.
By LMFAO
(2011)
age 14+
 
Excellent rap debut; edited version is OK for teens.
By B.o.B.
(2010)
age 10+
 
Popular Idol audition song is odd but OK for tweens.
By General Larry Platt
(2010)
age 10+
 
Nonsensical techno-funk safer than group's past work.
By Gorillaz
(2010)
age 14+
 
Not graphic, but lots of not-so-subtle messages about sex.
By Ludacris
(2009)
age 14+
 
Anthem of jerkin' dance craze is ode to playing the field.
By New Boyz
(2009)
age 14+
 
Irresistible Latin-hip-hop hybrid is sexy but not dirty.
By Pitbull
(2009)
csm_music
age 10+
 
Christian rap duo practices what they preach.
By Grits
(2008)
csm_music
age 14+
 
Eclectic and explicit alt hip-hop collection.
By Gym Class Heroes
(2008)
csm_music
age 14+
 
Playful mix of braggin' and sexy booty calls.
By Bow Wow, Omarion
(2007)
csm_music
age 14+
 
Hip-hop band makes powerful music with a message.
By The Roots
(2006)
csm_music
age 14+
 
Catchy songs are all about sex.
By Kelis
(2006)
age 14+
 
A bit better than its lackluster predecessors.
By Various Artists
(2005)
csm_music
age 14+
 
Less original, way more explicit than last CD.
By The Black Eyed Peas
(2005)
age 14+
 
Unimpressive collection with a few great songs.
By Various Artists
(2004)
csm_music
age 14+
 
Mature themes in sophisticated hip-hop.
By The Roots
(2002)