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Music Reviews

The Black Album Music Poster Image
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age 17+
There's a lot for parents to be cautious about.
By Jay-Z
(2003)
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Kamikaze Music Poster Image
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age 17+
A solid CD, but absolutely not for kids.
By Twista
(2004)
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The College Dropout Music Poster Image
age 17+
Packs edgy emotional wallop; best for older teens.
By Kanye West
(2004)
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Suit Music Poster Image
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age 17+
Some good music, but not for children.
By Nelly
(2004)
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Encore Music Poster Image
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age 17+
Angry potty mouth, but with genius; not for kids.
By Eminem
(2004)
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Unpredictable Music Poster Image
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age 17+
Very sexy, very grown-up R&B.
By Jamie Foxx
(2005)
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The Big Bang Music Poster Image
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age 17+
Very, very profane but at times thoughtful.
By Busta Rhymes
(2006)
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Untitled Music Poster Image
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age 17+
Mature, smart lyrics dissect controversial topics.
By Nas
(2008)
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"Crack a Bottle" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 17+
Violent, misogynistic, and alcohol-soaked rap.
By 50 Cent, Dr. Dre, Eminem
(2009)
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LONG.LIVE.A$AP Music Poster Image
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age 17+
Excellent but explicit rap debut; lots of iffy content.
By A$AP Rocky
(2013)
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Earl Music Poster Image
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age 17+
Brilliant but hyper-explicit wordplay from teen rap prodigy.
By Earl Sweatshirt
(2010)
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"Can't Stop Me" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 17+
Uninspired glorification of mean streets gets gritty.
By Jadakiss
(2009)
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Fashion Pixiez Music Poster Image
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age 7+
Safe dance-hall beats for the primary-school set.
By Bratz
(2007)
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Hairspray Soundtrack Music Poster Image
age 7+
Positive messages that'll get you movin'.
By Various Artists
(2007)
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T-Squad Music Poster Image
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age 7+
Tedious, bland, and condescending tween hip-pop.
By T-Squad
(2007)
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Home at Last Music Poster Image
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age 7+
Absolutely family safe, but not much fun or good.
By Billy Ray Cyrus
(2007)
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High School Musical 2 Soundtrack Music Poster Image
age 7+
Upbeat dance-party fun from Disney's hit sequel.
By Various Artists
(2007)
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"What Time Is It?" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 7+
Safely rockin' out -- HSM style.
By Various Artists
(2007)
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Everlife Music Poster Image
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age 7+
Well-performed earnest Disney pop for kids.
By Everlife
(2007)
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Bratz: The Movie Soundtrack Music Poster Image
age 7+
Above-average performances redeem ordinary songs.
By Various Artists
(2007)
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