Music Reviews

Lazaretto Music Poster Image
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age 13+
Dark, quirky, original blend of rock, country, and blues.
By Jack White
(2014)
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"Fancy (feat. Charli XCX)" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 14+
Peppy electro-rap track has attitude, booze, and language.
By Iggy Azalea
(2014)
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"Don't Stop" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 12+
Pop-rock song about attraction has sexy double meaning.
By 5 Seconds of Summer
(2014)
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Morning Phase Music Poster Image
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age 10+
Moody, contemplative album is dark, lovely, and uplifting.
By Beck
(2014)
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"Holy Grail (feat. Justin Timberlake)" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 14+
Superstar team-up is explicit; clean version OK for teens.
By Jay-Z
(2013)
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"We Own It (Fast & Furious)" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 13+
Unoriginal pop-rap track is all about money, guns, cars.
By 2 Chainz, Wiz Khalifa
(2013)
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"Can't Hold Us (feat. Ray Dalton)" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 13+
Empowering, positive rap track is mostly clean.
By Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
(2013)
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Paramore Music Poster Image
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age 11+
Self-titled album debuts new sound, positive messages.
By Paramore
(2013)
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"Bow Down / I Been On" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 13+
Queen B demands respect, raps, and uses profanity.
By Beyonce Knowles
(2013)
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"My Songs Know What You Did in The Dark (Light Em Up)" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 12+
Pop-punk heroes try to rock on clean but uninspiring track.
By Fall Out Boy
(2013)
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"Started from the Bottom" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 15+
Megastar's return falls flat; edited version OK for teens.
By Drake
(2013)
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"Love Me (ft. Future and Drake)" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 18+
Terrible, explicit, and offensive lyrics objectify women.
By Lil Wayne
(2013)
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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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"Thrift Shop (feat. Wanz)" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 15+
Rapper shops at Goodwill; hilarity and profanity ensue.
By Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
(2012)
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Good Kid, M.A.A.D. City Music Poster Image
age 15+
Poignant hip-hop is profound and inspirational but graphic.
By Kendrick Lamar
(2012)
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"Survival" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 8+
Clean, positive Olympic theme song about achieving dreams.
By Muse
(2012)
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"Let It Roll" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 12+
Clean, catchy club beat is fun but unoriginal.
By Flo Rida
(2012)
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Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded Music Poster Image
age 16+
Confusing mix of shocking, vulgar rap & radio-friendly pop.
By Nicki Minaj
(2012)
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"Back in Time" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 10+
Pop-rap single is OK for kids too young for MIB 3 movie.
By Pitbull
(2012)
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"Wild Ones" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 15+
Hip-pop party anthem celebrates living on the edge, drinking
By Flo Rida, Sia
(2012)
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