Music Reviews

age 8+
 
"Thriller" for kids; video might be scary for little ones.
By China Anne McClain
(2011)
age 4+
 
Disney princess anthem is gorgeous, sweet, and inspiring.
By Shannon Saunders
(2011)
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age 18+
 
Angry, graphic rap release isn't Lil Wayne's best work.
By Lil Wayne
(2011)
age 14+
 
Little explicit content, but dark message about mistrust.
By Lil Wayne
(2011)
age 16+
 
Sex, profanity, swagger: Mature rap song has them all.
By Drake, Lil Wayne
(2011)
age 14+
 
MC explores ups, downs of money in semi-explicit rap tune.
By Drake
(2011)
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age 15+
 
Rap kingpins cut excellent but super-mature CD.
By Jay-Z, Kanye West
(2011)
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age 14+
 
Rap moguls' semi-explicit track has tons of swagger.
By Jay-Z, Kanye West
(2011)
age 2+
 
Instrumental classic rock for sleepytime; surprisingly good.
By Def Leppard
(2011)
age 7+
 
Disney show dance track is fun and positive for kids.
By Bella Thorne, Margaret Durante, Zendaya
(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)
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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 16+
 
Rappers lay on the profanity, glorify money above all else.
By DJ Khaled
(2011)
age 13+
 
Mostly positive rap tune with some profanity.
By Lupe Fiasco
(2011)
age 15+
 
Club tune about hooking up gets too raunchy for young kids.
By David Guetta, Flo Rida, Nicki Minaj
(2011)
age 13+
 
Mostly clean rap song about reaching for your dreams.
By Tinie Tempah
(2011)
age 13+
 
Rap tune isn't graphic but celebrates one-night stands.
By Pitbull
(2011)
age 16+
 
Drinking, drugs, and sex abound in graphic rap tune.
By Wiz Khalifa
(2011)

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