Music Reviews

The Marshall Mathers LP 2 Music Poster Image
age 16+
Typical Eminem anger and violence, not much Slim Shady fun.
By Eminem
(2013)
"Berzerk" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 15+
Slim Shady roars back with rhymes, disses, and profanity.
By Eminem
(2013)
"Same Love (ft. Mary Lambert)" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 13+
Star rapper advocates same-sex marriage in catchy single.
By Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
(2013)
"Pound the Alarm" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 14+
Frenetic track is less explicit than the typical Minaj song.
By Nicki Minaj
(2012)
"International Love" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 14+
Rapper gets busy around the world in steamy track.
By Chris Brown, Pitbull
(2012)
Take Care Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 15+
Graphic yet thoughtful rap album is a cut above the rest.
By Drake
(2011)
"Good Feeling" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 11+
Uplifting rap track about staying positive, reaching goals.
By Flo Rida
(2011)
"How to Love" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 13+
Cleanest song yet from notoriously raunchy rapper.
By Lil Wayne
(2011)
"Lighters" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 15+
Rap duo cuts aggressive, profanity-laced track.
By Bad Meets Evil
(2011)
Hell: The Sequel Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 18+
Rap record is explicit in every way; not for kids.
By Bad Meets Evil
(2011)
"Super Bass" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 14+
Minaj keeps it cleaner than usual, but song is still mature.
By Nicki Minaj
(2011)
"The Show Goes On" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 13+
Mostly positive rap tune with some profanity.
By Lupe Fiasco
(2011)
"Give Me Everything" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 13+
Rap tune isn't graphic but celebrates one-night stands.
By Pitbull
(2011)
"I Need a Doctor" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 14+
Some swearing, but not as violent as other rap songs.
By Dr. Dre, Eminem
(2011)
"Coming Home" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 13+
Rap kingpin reflects on life in clean yet mature tune.
By Diddy
(2010)
"No Love" (CD single featuring Lil Wayne) Music Poster Image
age 16+
Powerful but explicit song is best for older teens.
By Eminem, Lil Wayne
(2010)
"Love the Way You Lie" (single featuring Rihanna) Music Poster Image
age 15+
Domestic abuse single is too violent for most teens.
By Eminem
(2010)
Recovery Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 18+
Despite Em's new sobriety, CD is still too intense for kids.
By Eminem
(2010)
"Airplanes" (single featuring Hayley Williams) Music Poster Image
age 12+
Rap tune is cleaner than most; mild profanity, no violence.
By B.o.B.
(2010)
"Young Forever" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 15+
'80s youth anthem gets a hip-hop reinvention; OK for teens.
By Jay-Z
(2010)

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