Music Reviews

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)
"Whatever You Like" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 15+
Rapper rewards sexiness with material things.
By T.I.
(2008)
Last 2 Walk Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 18+
Oscar winners, but content is not for kids.
By Three 6 Mafia
(2008)
Tha Carter III Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 18+
Creative rhyming with sex and swearing.
By Lil Wayne
(2008)
Seeing Sounds Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 16+
New take on genre is still a bit misogynistic.
By N.E.R.D.
(2008)
Mail on Sunday Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 18+
Club heavy beats don't mask iffy messages.
By Flo Rida
(2008)
Super Gangsta (Extraordinary Gentleman) Music Poster Image
age 18+
Hardcore rap combines a little good with the bad.
By Styles P
(2007)
Re-Up Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 18+
Slim on Shady's multi-syllabic brilliance.
By Eminem
(2006)
Kingdom Come Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 16+
Inconsistent "comeback" full of big-name cameos.
By Jay-Z
(2006)
Public Warning Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 15+
Enchanting, self-revelatory, and explicit.
By Lady Sovereign
(2006)
Playing With Fire Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 18+
Ex-Mr. Britney Spears' debut is sexist and stupid.
By Kevin Federline
(2006)
Press Play Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 16+
Diddy succeeds with some help from his Rolodex.
By Diddy
(2006)
Release Therapy Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 18+
Intelligence and humor, explicitly delivered.
By Ludacris
(2006)
Food & Liquor Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 16+
Violent imagery, but lyrically provocative.
By Lupe Fiasco
(2006)
Duets: The Final Chapter Music Poster Image
age 18+
Tribute or sell-out? Either way, NOT for kids.
By Notorious B.I.G.
(2005)
Curtain Call Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 18+
Eminem's still brilliant, but not for young teens.
By Eminem
(2005)
The Rising Tied Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 16+
Classic hip-hop with a message -- for older teens.
By Fort Minor
(2005)

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