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Pro-social Content

Troubled by specific social ills, the rapper prays to God for the answers on "It's All Going Around Outside."

Objectionable Content

The f-word gets a major workout. At least a half-dozen tracks glamorize marijuana or defend drug dealers. On "All Because of You," Silkk tells how groupies offer him sexual favors. Snoop Dogg appears on "Get It Up," a tribute to the "perfect party" complete with liquor, weed, strippers and casual sex partners. Instead of promoting a solid work ethic, "Ghetto Rain" applauds men who "hustle" for cash to feed their families. The artist brags of gunplay and other violent behavior with lines ranging from "I stay real y'all/That's how I kill y'all" to "We['re] in court and out of court for puttin' n----rs on life support." On behalf of his No Limit labelmates, Silkk defiantly pledges to keep preaching his anti-social gangsta gospel and shouts, "F--- the world!" ("We Won't Stop"). Elsewhere, a woman announces plans to shoplift ("Commercial Two") and the rapper uses offensive racial and anatomical slang.

Summary Advisory

On Made Man's one redemptive cut, Silkk bemoans turf wars and asks God why people "act like we['re] better than each other." Good question. Maybe it's because rappers like him boast about waging turf wars and having more drugs, money and sexual partners than the next guy. Help teens see how such hypocrisy only exploits and aggravates the problem. Avoid this self-proclaimed "thug."

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