Music Reviews

The Slim Shady LP Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 18+
Rap for only the most mature older teens.
By Eminem
(1999)
Mezmerize Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 16+
Political, explicit, and absurdist.
By System of a Down
(2005)
Demon Days Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 14+
Lives up to high expectations; not for kids.
By Gorillaz
(2005)
Curtain Call Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 18+
Eminem's still brilliant, but not for young teens.
By Eminem
(2005)
Love Is Dead Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 13+
Uplifting collection from Bjork-esque pop star.
By Kerli
(2008)
Paper Trail Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 18+
Smooth raps, mature lyrics, lots of the N-word.
By T.I.
(2008)
21st Century Breakdown Music Poster Image
age 13+
Pointed lyrics, gritty language infuse political rock opera.
By Green Day
(2009)
"Run This Town" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 15+
Hot rappers court danger by resurrecting old rap rivalries.
By Jay-Z, Kanye West, Rihanna
(2009)
Brand New Eyes Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 11+
Alt-punk rockers dish up hard-rock drama with tame lyrics.
By Paramore
(2009)
"Young Forever" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 15+
'80s youth anthem gets a hip-hop reinvention; OK for teens.
By Jay-Z
(2010)
Recovery Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 18+
Despite Em's new sobriety, CD is still too intense for kids.
By Eminem
(2010)
"I Need a Doctor" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 14+
Some swearing, but not as violent as other rap songs.
By Dr. Dre, Eminem
(2011)
Hail to the Thief Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 14+
Intense songs for teens to ponder; not for kids.
By Radiohead
(2003)
The Black Album Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 17+
There's a lot for parents to be cautious about.
By Jay-Z
(2003)
The Marshall Mathers LP Music Poster Image
age 18+
Art at its most angry and offensive; NOT for kids.
By Eminem
(2000)
The Eminem Show Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 18+
Very explicit; for mature older teens only.
By Eminem
(2002)
Encore Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 17+
Angry potty mouth, but with genius; not for kids.
By Eminem
(2004)
Tha Carter III Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 18+
Creative rhyming with sex and swearing.
By Lil Wayne
(2008)
"Crack a Bottle" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 17+
Violent, misogynistic, and alcohol-soaked rap.
By 50 Cent, Dr. Dre, Eminem
(2009)
"Second Chance" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 12+
Alt-rock act sings deep yet clean song about leaving home.
By Shinedown
(2008)

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