Music Reviews

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age 14+
 
Garth's crossover blockbuster still strong decades later.
By Garth Brooks
(1991)
age 12+
 
Country-pop music with a message.
By Dixie Chicks
(2006)
csm_music
age 18+
 
Intelligence and humor, explicitly delivered.
By Ludacris
(2006)
csm_music
age 18+
 
Smooth raps, mature lyrics, lots of the N-word.
By T.I.
(2008)
age 18+
 
Cerebral but raunchy concept album from skilled rapper.
By Ludacris
(2008)
age 18+
 
Biggie biopic offers old X-rated hits.
By Various Artists
(2009)
age 18+
 
Entertaining but over-sexed hip-hop LP is for adults only.
By Ludacris
(2010)
age 14+
 
Intriguing punk-rap operetta for older teens.
By The Streets
(2004)
csm_music
age 15+
 
Enchanting, self-revelatory, and explicit.
By Lady Sovereign
(2006)
csm_music
age 11+
 
No potholes on this country-rock road trip.
By Bon Jovi
(2007)
csm_music
age 14+
 
Some talk about booze and losing your virginity.
By Toby Keith
(2007)
csm_music
age 14+
 
Beer and some good-old-boy charm.
By Toby Keith
(2008)
age 14+
 
Hot MC uses explicit language to deliver positive message.
By Drake
(2009)
csm_music
age 15+
 
Explicit lyrics give Latin-flavored rap CD a strong bite.
By Pitbull
(2009)
csm_music
age 14+
 
Rapper battles -- but mostly steers clear of -- sex, drugs.
By Jay-Z
(2009)
age 17+
 
Packs edgy emotional wallop; best for older teens.
By Kanye West
(2004)
csm_music
age 15+
 
Exuberant social commentary and party fun.
By Beastie Boys
(2004)
csm_music
age 16+
 
Mainstream rapper proves he's still hardcore.
By LL Cool J
(2008)
age 16+
 
Positive messages; suitable for older teens only.
By Cee-Lo Green
(2004)
csm_music
age 11+
 
Squeaky-clean but viable rap music.
By Mase
(2004)

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