Music Reviews

"Glory" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 12+
Rapper cuts cleaner-than-usual track honoring new daughter.
By Jay-Z
(2012)
El Camino Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 12+
Unique, upbeat rock 'n' roll with heartbreaking lyrics.
By The Black Keys
(2011)
Take Care Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 15+
Graphic yet thoughtful rap album is a cut above the rest.
By Drake
(2011)
"Ni--as in Paris" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 15+
Rap titans brag about money, girls, fame in explicit tune.
By Jay-Z, Kanye West
(2011)
"5 O'Clock" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 15+
Mature rap tune about getting "crazy" in the bedroom.
By Lily Allen, T-Pain, Wiz Khalifa
(2011)
"Good Feeling" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 11+
Uplifting rap track about staying positive, reaching goals.
By Flo Rida
(2011)
"Young, Wild and Free" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 15+
Rap song makes smoking pot, drinking alcohol seem fun.
By Snoop Dogg, Wiz Khalifa
(2011)
"Dance A$$" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 16+
Explicit rap tune objectifies and demeans women.
By Big Sean, Nicki Minaj
(2011)
"Make Me Proud" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 14+
Some mature content and language, but positive message, too.
By Drake, Nicki Minaj
(2011)
"Strange Clouds" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 15+
Unusually explicit song from typically clean rapper.
By B.o.B., Lil Wayne
(2011)
"Mirror" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 14+
Little explicit content, but dark message about mistrust.
By Lil Wayne
(2011)
Tha Carter IV Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 18+
Angry, graphic rap release isn't Lil Wayne's best work.
By Lil Wayne
(2011)
"She Will" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 16+
Sex, profanity, swagger: Mature rap song has them all.
By Drake, Lil Wayne
(2011)
"Headlines" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 14+
MC explores ups, downs of money in semi-explicit rap tune.
By Drake
(2011)
Watch the Throne Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 15+
Rap kingpins cut excellent but super-mature CD.
By Jay-Z, Kanye West
(2011)
"Otis" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 14+
Rap moguls' semi-explicit track has tons of swagger.
By Jay-Z, Kanye West
(2011)
"How to Love" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 13+
Cleanest song yet from notoriously raunchy rapper.
By Lil Wayne
(2011)
"Lighters" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 15+
Rap duo cuts aggressive, profanity-laced track.
By Bad Meets Evil
(2011)
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)
Codes and Keys Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 12+
Clean, positive album from alt-rock darlings.
By Death Cab for Cutie
(2011)

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