Music Reviews

The Slim Shady LP Music Poster Image
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age 18+
Rap for only the most mature older teens.
By Eminem
(1999)
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Cee-Lo Green Is the Soul Machine Music Poster Image
age 16+
Positive messages; suitable for older teens only.
By Cee-Lo Green
(2004)
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Release Therapy Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 18+
Intelligence and humor, explicitly delivered.
By Ludacris
(2006)
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The Rising Tied Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 16+
Classic hip-hop with a message -- for older teens.
By Fort Minor
(2005)
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Curtain Call Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 18+
Eminem's still brilliant, but not for young teens.
By Eminem
(2005)
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Exit 13 Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 16+
Mainstream rapper proves he's still hardcore.
By LL Cool J
(2008)
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Paper Trail Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 18+
Smooth raps, mature lyrics, lots of the N-word.
By T.I.
(2008)
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Theater of the Mind Music Poster Image
age 18+
Cerebral but raunchy concept album from skilled rapper.
By Ludacris
(2008)
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Notorious Movie Soundtrack Music Poster Image
age 18+
Biggie biopic offers old X-rated hits.
By Various Artists
(2009)
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Battle of the Sexes Music Poster Image
age 18+
Entertaining but over-sexed hip-hop LP is for adults only.
By Ludacris
(2010)
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Recovery Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 18+
Despite Em's new sobriety, CD is still too intense for kids.
By Eminem
(2010)
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"No Love" (CD single featuring Lil Wayne) Music Poster Image
age 16+
Powerful but explicit song is best for older teens.
By Eminem, Lil Wayne
(2010)
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"I'm On One" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 16+
Rappers lay on the profanity, glorify money above all else.
By DJ Khaled
(2011)
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Hell: The Sequel Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 18+
Rap record is explicit in every way; not for kids.
By Bad Meets Evil
(2011)
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"She Will" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 16+
Sex, profanity, swagger: Mature rap song has them all.
By Drake, Lil Wayne
(2011)
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Kanye West Presents Good Music Cruel Summer Music Poster Image
age 16+
Explicit rap compilation features big names, iffy content.
By Various Artists
(2012)
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"My Life" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 16+
Rap, pop titans team up in extremely violent track.
By 50 Cent, Adam Levine, Eminem
(2012)
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O.N.I.F.C. Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 16+
Smooth grooves, but extreme substance use, sex, materialism.
By Wiz Khalifa
(2012)
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Yeezus Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 18+
Rap icon's album is unique but aggressive and explicit.
By Kanye West
(2013)
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Magna Carta... Holy Grail Music Poster Image
age 16+
Lots of ego and explicit lyrics in rap king's uneven opus.
By Jay-Z
(2013)
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