Music Reviews

csm_music
age 10+
So-so bubblegum pop about young love is fine for tweens.
By Miranda Cosgrove
(2010)
age 15+
Surprisingly positive single; edited version is OK for teens
By Eminem
(2010)
age 13+
Edited version of reggae-rap tune is OK for younger teens.
By Travie McCoy
(2010)
age 18+
Entertaining but over-sexed hip-hop LP is for adults only.
By Ludacris
(2010)
age 16+
Boring, violent rap with lots of the n-word.
By T.I.
(2010)
csm_music
age 14+
Rap song is filled with profanity; look for edited version.
By Drake
(2010)
csm_music
age 18+
Rockin' new sound for rapper, same old misbehaving. No kids.
By Lil Wayne
(2010)
age 8+
Safe but predictable song suffers from artificial sound.
By Selena Gomez
(2010)
csm_music
age 18+
Rap CD is not only explicit and offensive but also boring.
By Young Money
(2010)
age 15+
A kinder, gentler Slim Shady. Still, not OK for kids/tweens.
By Eminem
(2009)
age 18+
Violent rap release is for adult Fiddy fans only.
By 50 Cent
(2009)
age 15+
Four big-name rappers cut explicit tune about fame.
By Drake
(2009)
age 14+
Jay-Z's love letter to the Big Apple; some drug references.
By Jay-Z
(2009)
age 8+
All-girl rock band takes on tween-friendly topics.
By KSM
(2009)
csm_music
age 14+
Hot MC's raps mix self-reflection with graphic sex talk.
By Drake
(2009)
csm_music
age 14+
Rapper battles -- but mostly steers clear of -- sex, drugs.
By Jay-Z
(2009)
csm_music
age 15+
Explicit lyrics give Latin-flavored rap CD a strong bite.
By Pitbull
(2009)
age 2+
Indie music star gives soundtrack single quirky appeal.
By Karen O and the Kids
(2009)
csm_music
age 4+
Rock music for kids that parents will love too.
By Milkshake
(2009)
age 7+
Disney's mega stars sing together to save the planet.
By Demi Lovato, Jonas Brothers, Miley Cyrus, Selena Gomez
(2009)

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