Commentary

The Five Greatest Clean Versions of Your Favorite Hip-Hop Songs

July's over, and as we enter the dog days of summer, it's time to pack up the kids and head on that great family road trip. As wonderful as it is to bond with one another over hours spent in the car, it's should be noted how more and more adults have been diagnosed as being Kidz Bop-intolerant. Yes, sometimes the kiddies aren't ready for the sexually explicit and horrifyingly violent music that gets most of us through the day, but we at RFT Music feel you should have more options than just your standard kiddie fare -- as illustrated in this week's print feature. That's why we've assembled these family-friendly jams that you can put on repeat for hours without fearing any foul language scarring your child for like. Here are the five greatest clean versions of all time.

By Chaz Kangas

KEEP THE DALLAS OBSERVER FREE... Since we started the Dallas Observer, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Dallas, and we'd like to keep it that way. With local media under siege, it's more important than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" program, allowing us to keep offering readers access to our incisive coverage of local news, food and culture with no paywalls.
DC9 At Night