Music Reviews

age 16+
 
Typical Eminem anger and violence, not much Slim Shady fun.
By Eminem
(2013)
age 15+
 
Slim Shady roars back with rhymes, disses, and profanity.
By Eminem
(2013)
age 13+
 
Star rapper advocates same-sex marriage in catchy single.
By Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
(2013)
age 14+
 
Frenetic track is less explicit than the typical Minaj song.
By Nicki Minaj
(2012)
age 14+
 
Rapper gets busy around the world in steamy track.
By Chris Brown, Pitbull
(2012)
csm_music
age 15+
 
Graphic yet thoughtful rap album is a cut above the rest.
By Drake
(2011)
age 11+
 
Uplifting rap track about staying positive, reaching goals.
By Flo Rida
(2011)
age 14+
 
Little explicit content, but dark message about mistrust.
By Lil Wayne
(2011)
age 13+
 
Cleanest song yet from notoriously raunchy rapper.
By Lil Wayne
(2011)
age 15+
 
Rap duo cuts aggressive, profanity-laced track.
By Bad Meets Evil
(2011)
csm_music
age 18+
 
Rap record is explicit in every way; not for kids.
By Bad Meets Evil
(2011)
age 14+
 
Minaj keeps it cleaner than usual, but song is still mature.
By Nicki Minaj
(2011)
age 13+
 
Mostly positive rap tune with some profanity.
By Lupe Fiasco
(2011)
age 13+
 
Rap tune isn't graphic but celebrates one-night stands.
By Pitbull
(2011)
age 14+
 
Some swearing, but not as violent as other rap songs.
By Dr. Dre, Eminem
(2011)
age 13+
 
Rap kingpin reflects on life in clean yet mature tune.
By Diddy
(2010)
age 16+
 
Powerful but explicit song is best for older teens.
By Eminem, Lil Wayne
(2010)
age 15+
 
Domestic abuse single is too violent for most teens.
By Eminem
(2010)
csm_music
age 18+
 
Despite Em's new sobriety, CD is still too intense for kids.
By Eminem
(2010)
age 12+
 
Rap tune is cleaner than most; mild profanity, no violence.
By B.o.B.
(2010)

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