Music Reviews

age 14+
 
Minaj keeps it cleaner than usual, but song is still mature.
By Nicki Minaj
(2011)
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age 16+
 
Violent sexual behavior is the topic of mature R&B track.
By Rihanna
(2011)
age 14+
 
Some swearing, but not as violent as other rap songs.
By Dr. Dre, Eminem
(2011)
age 16+
 
Expletives abound in angry song about a broken heart.
By Cee-Lo Green
(2010)
age 8+
 
Sweet, clean R&B song about accepting others as they are.
By Bruno Mars
(2010)
age 15+
 
Domestic abuse single is too violent for most teens.
By Eminem
(2010)
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age 18+
 
Despite Em's new sobriety, CD is still too intense for kids.
By Eminem
(2010)
age 12+
 
Rap tune is cleaner than most; mild profanity, no violence.
By B.o.B.
(2010)
age 15+
 
'80s youth anthem gets a hip-hop reinvention; OK for teens.
By Jay-Z
(2010)
age 15+
 
Surprisingly positive single; edited version is OK for teens
By Eminem
(2010)
age 15+
 
Four big-name rappers cut explicit tune about fame.
By Drake
(2009)
age 15+
 
Hot rappers court danger by resurrecting old rap rivalries.
By Jay-Z, Kanye West, Rihanna
(2009)
age 17+
 
Violent, misogynistic, and alcohol-soaked rap.
By 50 Cent, Dr. Dre, Eminem
(2009)
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age 18+
 
Smooth raps, mature lyrics, lots of the N-word.
By T.I.
(2008)
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age 18+
 
Creative rhyming with sex and swearing.
By Lil Wayne
(2008)
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age 14+
 
Soulful, sensitive, and sexy. Did we mention sexy?
By Ne-Yo
(2007)
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age 18+
 
Soul sound saturated with raunch.
By Pretty Ricky
(2007)
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age 17+
 
Very sexy, very grown-up R&B.
By Jamie Foxx
(2005)
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age 18+
 
Eminem's still brilliant, but not for young teens.
By Eminem
(2005)
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age 14+
 
R&B artist likes to talk sexy.
By Chris Brown
(2005)

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