Music Reviews

"How to Love" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 13+
Cleanest song yet from notoriously raunchy rapper.
By Lil Wayne
(2011)
"Good Feeling" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 11+
Uplifting rap track about staying positive, reaching goals.
By Flo Rida
(2011)
Take Care Music Poster Image
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age 15+
Graphic yet thoughtful rap album is a cut above the rest.
By Drake
(2011)
"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)
The College Dropout Music Poster Image
age 17+
Packs edgy emotional wallop; best for older teens.
By Kanye West
(2004)
The Slim Shady LP Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 18+
Rap for only the most mature older teens.
By Eminem
(1999)
Public Warning Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 15+
Enchanting, self-revelatory, and explicit.
By Lady Sovereign
(2006)
The Rising Tied Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 16+
Classic hip-hop with a message -- for older teens.
By Fort Minor
(2005)
Curtain Call Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 18+
Eminem's still brilliant, but not for young teens.
By Eminem
(2005)
"Best I Ever Had" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 14+
Hot MC uses explicit language to deliver positive message.
By Drake
(2009)
"Run This Town" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 15+
Hot rappers court danger by resurrecting old rap rivalries.
By Jay-Z, Kanye West, Rihanna
(2009)
The Blueprint 3 Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 14+
Rapper battles -- but mostly steers clear of -- sex, drugs.
By Jay-Z
(2009)
"Empire State of Mind" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 14+
Jay-Z's love letter to the Big Apple; some drug references.
By Jay-Z
(2009)
"Young Forever" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 15+
'80s youth anthem gets a hip-hop reinvention; OK for teens.
By Jay-Z
(2010)
Recovery Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 18+
Despite Em's new sobriety, CD is still too intense for kids.
By Eminem
(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)
"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)
Speakerboxx / The Love Below (double album) Music Poster Image
age 18+
Some good material, but not enough for double CD.
By Outkast
(2003)
"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)

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