Music Reviews

age 13+
Star rapper advocates same-sex marriage in catchy single.
By Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
(2013)
age 13+
Fairly mild party tune has super-racy video.
By Pitbull
(2012)
age 13+
Rapper gets emotional in upbeat dance track.
By Flo Rida
(2012)
age 13+
Cleanest song yet from notoriously raunchy rapper.
By Lil Wayne
(2011)
age 13+
Mostly positive rap tune with some profanity.
By Lupe Fiasco
(2011)
age 13+
Mostly clean rap song about reaching for your dreams.
By Tinie Tempah
(2011)
age 13+
Rap tune isn't graphic but celebrates one-night stands.
By Pitbull
(2011)
age 13+
Rap kingpin reflects on life in clean yet mature tune.
By Diddy
(2010)
age 13+
Collection of indie-rock songs is tamer than the TV show.
By Various Artists
(2010)
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Brooding, dark, and sometimes depressing indie rock.
By MGMT
(2010)
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Edited version of reggae-rap tune is OK for younger teens.
By Travie McCoy
(2010)
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Eclectic, complex genre-hopping gems.
By My Morning Jacket
(2008)
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Boy rockers make PG-13 summer hit.
By Metro Station
(2008)
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Shrewd lyrics for thinking teens.
By Coldplay
(2008)
age 13+
Goofy parody from HBO sensations; some iffy stuff.
By Flight of the Conchords
(2008)
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Doleful-sounding debut from actress' cover album.
By Scarlett Johansson
(2008)
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Pompous, but more pleasant than first album.
By Panic at the Disco
(2008)
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Charming, evocative, and just a teensy bit foul.
By Vampire Weekend
(2008)
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Moody, thought-provoking music best for teens.
By Radiohead
(2007)
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Raw, wide-eyed band reacts with intense lyrics.
By Arcade Fire
(2007)

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