Music Reviews

age 15+
 
Rockin' -- and still relevant -- U2 sends stirring message.
By U2
(2009)
age 15+
 
Pounding party beats with some adult themes.
By The Black Eyed Peas
(2009)
age 15+
 
Poignant hip-hop is profound and inspirational but graphic.
By Kendrick Lamar
(2012)
age 15+
 
Angst-ridden rock is dark and depressing.
By Linkin Park
(2007)
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age 15+
 
R&B for adults and mature older teens.
By John Legend
(2004)
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age 15+
 
Enchanting, self-revelatory, and explicit.
By Lady Sovereign
(2006)
age 15+
 
In her first solo album, Beyonce flaunts it.
By Beyonce Knowles
(2003)
age 15+
 
Sometimes rude, crude, and lewd, and humorous.
By Good Charlotte
(2002)
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age 15+
 
Quirky creativity with an edge on this hip-pop CD.
By Gnarls Barkley
(2006)
age 15+
 
Teenage angst set to a rock beat.
By AFI
(2006)
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age 15+
 
Angry, dark imagery against a back-beat.
By Nine Inch Nails
(2007)
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age 15+
 
Honest look at thug life has drugs, some violence.
By Jay-Z
(2007)
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age 15+
 
Edgy metal/punk is graphic but has a sensitive side.
By Bullet for My Valentine
(2008)
age 15+
 
Rapper uses brutal imagery in call to end street violence.
By T.I.
(2008)
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age 15+
 
Explicit lyrics give Latin-flavored rap CD a strong bite.
By Pitbull
(2009)
age 15+
 
Hypnotic beats mix deep thoughts with strong language.
By Kid Cudi
(2009)
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age 15+
 
Too racy for kids, but great for older teens.
By Usher
(2004)
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age 15+
 
Exuberant social commentary and party fun.
By Beastie Boys
(2004)
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age 15+
 
No holding back on the world's problems.
By System of a Down
(2005)
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age 15+
 
Dark, brooding tunes for older teens.
By The Cure
(2004)

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