Music Reviews

AGE
13
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Rapper battles -- but mostly steers clear of -- sex, drugs.
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By Jay-Z
(2009)
AGE
15
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Explicit lyrics give Latin-flavored rap CD a strong bite.
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By Pitbull
(2009)
AGE
15
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Hot rappers court danger by resurrecting old rap rivalries.
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By Jay-Z, Kanye West, Rihanna
(2009)
AGE
15
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Hot MC uses explicit language to deliver positive message.
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By Drake
(2009)
AGE
11
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R&B star cheats on his girl -- but admits his mistake.
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By Jason Derulo
(2009)
AGE
17
QUALITY
 
Over-the-top dirty song about sex with multiple partners.
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By Young Money
(2009)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Skilled rapper cops out with swearing, sex talk, bragging.
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By Kid Cudi
(2009)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Tame rap complains about overuse of technology in music.
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By Jay-Z
(2009)
AGE
17
QUALITY
 
Social value lost in glorification of pills, rape, murder.
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By Eminem
(2009)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Idol's "Velvet Teddy Bear" offers clean, gospel-tinged CD.
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By Ruben Studdard
(2009)
AGE
17
QUALITY
 
Ultra-violent single glorifies sociopathic impulses.
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By Eminem
(2009)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Rapper takes aim at celebrity with his signature grit.
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By Eminem
(2009)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Lil' no more, kid rapper grows up with explicit CD.
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By Bow Wow
(2009)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Rap song uses candy metaphor to get graphic about sex.
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By Flo Rida
(2009)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Rapper sings about smoking pot to chase away the blues.
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By Kid Cudi
(2009)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
The operative word in this song's title is "sex."
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By Ciara
(2009)
AGE
17
QUALITY
 
Uninspired glorification of mean streets gets gritty.
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By Jadakiss
(2009)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Violent, misogynistic, and alcohol-soaked rap.
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By 50 Cent, Dr. Dre, Eminem
(2009)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Fiddy raps about being a drunk and not much else.
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By 50 Cent
(2009)
AGE
17
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Biggie biopic offers old X-rated hits.
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By Various Artists
(2009)

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