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Despite a mild profanity, "Boys for Life" praises God for success, and the guys thank each other for sticking together through lean times. "Why I Love You" honors a special lady ("I love you/You’re my heart, girl ... No one has my back like you do").

Objectionable Content

Image-conscious tunes promote sex appeal, clubbing and materialism. Astrology gets a nod on "What a Girl Wants." When romances go south, the singers lash out angrily at the women who wronged them ("Where Did We Go Wrong," "The Other Guy"). On "Bump, Bump, Bump," gyrations begin on the dance floor and move "behind closed doors." Other "booty"-obsessed prowling appears on "Bump That" ("Freak two girls, then I’m off to the next"), "You Can Get It" (propositions a woman "lookin’ sexy as h---"), "Back It Up" ("How she shakin’ it got me trippin’") and "I Beat You to It" ("Like the Flintstones we can make the bed rock ... If your mom’s home girl, we hittin’ da Lexus"). On "Tease," a man ogles a dancer and uses crass anatomical slang as part of his come-on. A guy doesn’t mind being used by a money-grubbing woman as long as she’s meeting his sexual needs ("My Girl"). "Girlfriend" is about a young man pursuing a girl the way he shops for clothes, jewelry and fancy cars—by sight (folly according to Pr. 17:24 and Ecc. 2:10-11).

Summary Advisory

The members of B2K like to think that just because they’re not hardcore, they’re fun for the whole family. Only if the family is into freakin’, grindin’, pimpin’ and window shopping for hot ladies with "big hips."

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This million-selling, Top-10 CD features the hit R&B single "Girlfriend."

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