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Pro-social Content

The spoken "I Got It" captures the harsh reality of HIV as the rapper —accusatory at first—assures his newly diagnosed girlfriend that he will stand by her.

Objectionable Content

The rest of the album celebrates casual or anonymous sex without showing any downside. Graphic depictions of oral sex appear on "69." Equally explicit, "Backseat Action" verbally diagrams an erotic fantasy that begins with pulling over in traffic. After dumping his girlfriend, T-Pain goes prowling and talks about scoring with a "Bartender." He also uses alcohol to loosen up his prey ("Tipsy," "Buy U a Drank"), and describes intercourse with a girl whose belly turns him on ("Yo Stomach"). "Show U How" and "Put It Down" brag about sexual prowess in hopes of seducing other men's partners. There's a lot of harsh language, including g--d--n, f-words, s-words and anatomical slang. "Right Hand" couldn't be more pathetic as a guy explains to his woman why he had sex with a stranger. Depression over learning he might be HIV-positive drives a man to "drink for days" and turn to drugs ("a couple of kilos, a bag of Ecstasy and a pound of that 'dro") on "Suicide." "Church" features thuggery and violent threats punctuated by a gunshot.

Summary Advisory

Florida native Faheem Najm defaults to the same illicit, arrogant rakishness as most of his peers.

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No. 1 album spawned the Top-10 pop hits "Bartender" and "Buy U a Drank (Shawty Snappin')"

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