Music Reviews

"Make Her Say" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 16+
Skilled rapper cops out with swearing, sex talk, bragging.
By Kid Cudi
(2009)
"D.O.A. (Death of Autotune)" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 15+
Tame rap complains about overuse of technology in music.
By Jay-Z
(2009)
Relapse Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 18+
Social value lost in glorification of pills, rape, murder.
By Eminem
(2009)
"3 a.m." (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 18+
Ultra-violent single glorifies sociopathic impulses.
By Eminem
(2009)
"We Made You" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 15+
Rapper takes aim at celebrity with his signature grit.
By Eminem
(2009)
New Jack City II Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 14+
Lil' no more, kid rapper grows up with explicit CD.
By Bow Wow
(2009)
"Sugar" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 16+
Rap song uses candy metaphor to get graphic about sex.
By Flo Rida
(2009)
"Day 'N' Nite" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 15+
Rapper sings about smoking pot to chase away the blues.
By Kid Cudi
(2009)
"Can't Stop Me" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 17+
Uninspired glorification of mean streets gets gritty.
By Jadakiss
(2009)
"Crack a Bottle" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 17+
Violent, misogynistic, and alcohol-soaked rap.
By 50 Cent, Dr. Dre, Eminem
(2009)
"I Get It In" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 16+
Fiddy raps about being a drunk and not much else.
By 50 Cent
(2009)
Notorious Movie Soundtrack Music Poster Image
age 18+
Biggie biopic offers old X-rated hits.
By Various Artists
(2009)
"I Love College" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 15+
Partying 101 rap is dumb but not depraved.
By Asher Roth
(2009)
Theater of the Mind Music Poster Image
age 18+
Cerebral but raunchy concept album from skilled rapper.
By Ludacris
(2008)
Paper Trail Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 18+
Smooth raps, mature lyrics, lots of the N-word.
By T.I.
(2008)
Big Bad World Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 12+
Relationship riffs won't excite "Delilah" fans.
By Plain White T's
(2008)
Exit 13 Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 16+
Mainstream rapper proves he's still hardcore.
By LL Cool J
(2008)
"Swagga Like Us" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 14+
Kings of rap rein in the language – a little.
By Jay-Z, Kanye West, Lil Wayne, T.I.
(2008)
The Recession Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 18+
Some social commentary; too much sex, violence.
By Young Jeezy
(2008)
Raw Footage Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 18+
Social commentary underneath violence, swearing.
By Ice Cube
(2008)

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