I don't care for rap or hip hop, but I LOVE this CD. My son purchased it recently and "forced" me to listen to it...and I can't get enough! I think if you are a Christian that is interested in the message, you can't go wrong. I don't think you have to be a young man, a black man or anything like that. My son seriously resembles a redneck and is 17 years old and loves this music. I'm a middle aged white woman, and I love this music. Give it a chance, look the lyrics up online if you have trouble understanding some of them (as I did), and really listen to the messages in these songs.