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 14+
 
Edgier song by R&B star offers great vocals, generic sound.
By Usher
(2012)
age 14+
 
Steamy R&B track is full of not-so-subtle allusions to sex.
By 50 Cent, Nicole Scherzinger
(2011)
age 14+
 
Club tune is all about partying and casual hookups.
By LMFAO
(2011)
age 14+
 
Slick R&B single about dancing has some drinking, too.
By Chris Brown
(2011)
age 14+
 
Very sexy, but not as graphic as some of Rihanna's songs.
By Rihanna
(2010)
age 14+
 
Steamier-than-usual Usher song talks about cheating.
By Usher
(2010)
age 14+
 
Excellent rap debut; edited version is OK for teens.
By B.o.B.
(2010)
csm_music
age 14+
 
Hot R&B singer's CD is edgy, although not graphic.
By Jason Derulo
(2010)
age 14+
 
R&B song isn't graphic, but still too steamy for tweens.
By Jason Derulo
(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+
 
The operative word in this song's title is "sex."
By Ciara
(2009)
age 14+
 
Irresistible Latin-hip-hop hybrid is sexy but not dirty.
By Pitbull
(2009)
age 14+
 
Singer mourns fallen rapper, gets a little sexy.
By Keisha Cole
(2008)
csm_music
age 14+
 
Eclectic and explicit alt hip-hop collection.
By Gym Class Heroes
(2008)
age 14+
 
Comeback single about a loving reunion shines.
By Whitney Houston
(2008)
csm_music
age 14+
 
Soulful voice doesn't mask sexual stuff.
By Ashanti
(2008)
csm_music
age 14+
 
A very honest look at love and gender roles.
By Usher
(2008)

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