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Asher Roth, Nottz & Travis Barker Made Something Really Different, Together (EP Stream)

For years now, Heads have heard of Asher Roth and Nottz' collaborative work. In 2010, the Pennsylvania MC and Virginia producer/MC made The Rawth, a free download EP. More than five years later, the duo adds Travis Barker (Blink 182) to the fold and does it again. With a live... Read more

Anderson .Paak’s Music Excited Dr. Dre & DJ Premier. His Story Is One Of Paid Dues. (Interview)

Although he was born Brandon Anderson Paak, most people who are close to the Southern California artist know him best as Breezy. A nickname that has stuck throughout most of his life, this association eventually became .Paak's handle as an artist, and thus, giving birth to the first chapter in... Read more

Anderson .Paak Continues to Show What Dr. Dre & DJ Premier Already Knew. He’s a True Talent (Video)

Anderson .Paak has had an unbelievable year. The Los Angeles artist shared billing with Dr. Dre on 6 of the Compton album's 16 tracks, and he had already been working with DJ Premier, prior to that. Today (9/25), he releases The Anderson .Paak EP with the production outfit Blended Babies.... Read more

Anderson .Paak Is On A Tear. He Transitions From Dr. Dre To Asher Roth Seamlessly (Audio)

Dr. Dre's Compton formally introduces a number of new artists with an array of talents. Along with longtime independent artist King Mez and Dallas, Texas' Justus, Anderson .Paak may be the biggest standout. With a versatile ability to rap, sing, and play multiple instruments, Anderson—who hails from the same Oxnard,... Read more

Asher Roth & Nottz Blow Your Head with a Chopped Public Enemy Loop (Audio)

In the last seven years, some of Asher Roth's strongest lyrical displays, and most complete songs came from his sessions with Virginia veteran Nottz. Five (very short) years ago, the pair made The Rawth EP, and they're back at it. As Asher has veered into other genres with an over-arching... Read more

Asher Roth Looks Back to Show How He’s Moving Forward (Video)

Asher Roth has come a long way since the days of "I Love College." Gone is the carefree, frat boy demeanor. In its place, is a thoughtful MC who has grown wiser both due to the passage of time and from the trials and tribulations of navigating a capricious recording... Read more

Asher Roth Lyrically Bugs Out On Some Cutting Edge Nottz Production (Video)

Asher Roth's 2014 has been experimental, as has been the case surrounding the last three years of the Bucks County, Pennsylvania native MC. However, it also seems that the now-Def Jam-inked artist has really carved his way back into bending bars, witty wordplay, and thoughtful theses on things. This is... Read more

Just When He Seems To Covered Every Corner, Asher Roth Breaks New Ground (Video)

Asher Roth's "Pull It" takes the MC (and now singer) in a new direction. A musical chameleon, Roth dabbles with some Trip-Hop, and those always psychedelic undertones. Although, in between the focal point of the song: the chorus, Roth still drops those nimble and pivoting bars that made him a... Read more

Asher Roth Releases Another Soulful 70’s Rock-Infused Song with a Message (Video)

It's clear from Asher Roth's recent material that he's feeling a soulful 70's Rock/Soul influence. According to Asher, the song and video for "Last of the Flohicans" represent "the death of ego. Removing 'I' from the situation and living a life built around courage and love." Check out the video.... Read more

Welcome Home Nottz, With A Tape Featuring Mac Miller, Royce Da 5’9 & More (Mixtape)

Nottz began his career as a producer at the young age of 15, continuously traveling back and forth from his hometown of Norfolk, Virginia to New York City to market his art. In addition to his hard work with manager Daryl Sloan, an unexpected run in with Busta Rhymes opened... Read more

AFH: The Week in Video (8/3/14) (Video Playlist)

This week in video brought new visuals from Scarface & Akon, The Lox & Mobb Deep, Apollo Brown and REKS, a dramatic reading from Warren G, freestyles from Taylor Bennett (Chance the Rapper's brother) and Vic Mensa, a preview of The Simpsons vs. The Family Guy and more. Check out... Read more

Asher Roth Makes Some Retro Soul as He Parties at the Disco (Video)

Asher Roth has come a long way since his days of loving college. Along the way, the ever-changing free spirit has tapped into his gritty side with Nottz, has jazz influences on Pabst & Jazz, and now he's taking a dive into 70's Soul. Though his latest is called "Parties... Read more

Want To Try Something Different? Roll Up Asher Roth’s Full RetroHash Album (Audio)

Asher Roth has released just two albums in nearly five years, and they could not be more different. The Pennsylvania MC who entered the scene in 2008 and 2009 had some rocket-fueled success when he dropped Asleep In The Bread Aisle back at the top of his career. After changing... Read more

Asher Roth Reaches A New Plateau Of Social Commentary In His Career With The World Is Not Enough (Video)

Back in 2008 and 2009, when Asher Roth was hot on the scene, he was being reportedly courted by everybody from Ludacris to Jay Z to the eventual deal he inked with Steve Rifkind's SRC Records. The Bucks County, Pennsylvania MC was tearing down freestyles, and winning over naysayers who... Read more

Asher Roth Tries To Help People Get The Message In Fast Life (Video)

This morning, Asher Roth and Vic Mensa released "The Fast Life." Quite a different message and tone than Kool G Rap and Nas' song of the same title from nearly 20 years ago, this record challenges fast-paced living for an ode encouraging the celebration of the simple things. For the... Read more

Asher Roth & Vic Mensa Sing and Rap About the Fast Life on a Lush Musical Track (Audio)

Asher Roth and Vic Mensa sing and rap on an incredibly lush track. And, while the song is soulful and instantly catchy, it is not light fare. It tackles what can happen when dealing with low self esteem. Check out Fast Life. Related: The Video For Asher Roth’s Tangerine Girl... Read more

ZZ Ward’s Hip-Hop Blends Continue, This Time With Asher Roth & King Chip (Audio)

Singer ZZ Ward has great taste in Hip-Hop. Thus far, she's worked with Kendrick Lamar, Freddie Gibbs, DJ Premier, and others. After taking a bit of a break, she reconvenes with Asher Roth. Last year, Ward guested on Roth's "See The World." Now, on a Blended Babies remixed-"365 Days," they... Read more

The Video For Asher Roth’s Tangerine Girl Will Provoke a Reaction (Video)

Asher Roth's song, Tangerine Girl, crosses boundaries, blending trippy 70's rock with Hip-Hop. The video similarly defies conventions by showing a day in the life of a complex and nuanced character that ends with a bang (literally). Whether it's the rollerskating, office distractions or wild finish, this video will provoke... Read more

Here’s a Playlist of the Best Hip-Hop to Drop in February 2014 (Audio Playlist)

February was a short month but it was not short on good music. Here's a playlist of some of the best Hip-Hop to drop in the month. You'll hear music from Schoolboy Q, Big Boi, Slum Village, Inspectah Deck, Black Milk, Rick Ross, Onyx, Snoop & Madlib, Prodigy & Alchemist,... Read more

After Nearly 5 Years, Asher Roth is Releasing His 2nd Album. Here’s the New Single (Audio)

After 5 years and several mixtapes, Asher Roth is preparing to release RetroHash, his 2nd official album (though what is the difference between a mixtape and an album really these days...). His new single, Tangerine Girl, is a dreamy ride with an early 70's California rock feel to it. For... Read more

You Probably Never Heard Asher Roth Like This Before (Audio)

If Queen Latifah can make vocal Jazz albums, and Heavy D can make Reggae albums, the confines of genre should have been eradicated in Hip-Hop years ago. With one solo album under his belt, and an EP with Nottz, Asher Roth has been a "known" artist for just over five... Read more

Asher Roth, Blended Babies & Chuck Inglish Make A Key Visual Companion For See The World (Video)

"See The World" was a trippy collaboration released two weeks ago by Blended Babies, Asher Roth, and The Cool Kids' Chuck Inglish. The record features that liquid wordplay that made Asher a breakout star (with The Cool Kids) in '07 and '08. However, B.B. hit with the '70s Psyche/Rock samples... Read more

Blended Babies Team With Asher Roth & Chuck Inglish For See The World (Audio)

Blended Babies links with their frequent artist Asher Roth and The Cool Kids' Chuck Inglish. Together, the late '00s trio vibes out over the slow beat with slower flows. The collabo marks the opening of Blended Babies Music Group. No word on the acts yet, but this Psyche sample chop... Read more

Asher Roth & DJ Wreckineyez- Radical Magical Podcast: BBQ Birthday Edition (Mixtape)

Did you know Asher Roth was an old school soul head? Here's a mix curated by him that features The Gap Band, Mary Jane Girls, SOS Band, Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, Luther Vandross, Marvin Gaye, Curtis Mayfield, The Isley Brothers and more. The only thing missing is more minutes. You... Read more

Asher Roth – Dude ft Curren$y

Asher Roth links up with Curren$y for his latest release. Check out Dude. Related: Asher Roth – The Backroom Freestyle on 106 & Park (Video)... Read more

Asher Roth – Pete’s Jazz VoiceNote

In one of the coolest product plugs in a minute, Asher Roth demos the VoiceNote app by dropping a verse over Pete Rock's Pete's Jazz track. Check it out below. Related: Asher Roth - Pabst & Jazz (Mixtape)... Read more

Truck North – Capital Crime ft Black Thought & Asher Roth

Black Thought and Asher Roth join Truck North in smashing a dope track produced by The Wurx. Check out Capital Crime. Related: THURZ - Riot ft Black Thought (Audio)... Read more

Asher Roth – The Backroom Freestyle on 106 & Park (Video)

Asher Roth is the latest to step into The Backroom on 106 & Park and beat up the mic. Check out the video of his freestyle below. Related: Asher Roth - The World is Not Enough (Audio)... Read more

Asher Roth – The World is Not Enough

Asher Roth has new weekly series called #AshWednesdays where he releases new music. This week's installment is a nice groove that is anchored by an old soul sample. Check out The World is Not Enough. Related: Asher Roth freestyles on Hot 97 (Video)... Read more

Asher Roth freestyles on NYC’s Hot 97 (Video)

Asher Roth seamlessly flips from a written to a true off the top freestyle on NYC's Hot 97. Check out the video. Related: Nardwaur vs Asher Roth (Video)... Read more

Nardwaur vs Asher Roth (Video)

Asher Roth is the latest subject of Nardwaur's offbeat interview style. They discuss Cheech & Chong, strip poker, working with Pharrell and much, much more. As usual, Nardwar's research is second to none. Check out the video below. Related: Nardwaur vs. Pharrell (Video) and Asher Roth - Pabst & Jazz... Read more

Asher Roth – Good Morning View

Here's a dope new song from Asher Roth. His flow and the sample used by producer David Appleton give it a Blu & Exile type of feel. Check out Good Morning View. Related: Asher Roth - Dope Sh*t (Video) Peep the comparison.... Read more

Asher Roth – Dope Sh*t (Video)

Dope Sh*t is the new video from Asher Roth. The title's on point. Check it out. http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=eeb7YpFhXew... Read more

Kids These Days – Hard Times ft Casie Veggies and Asher Roth

Here's a new song from Kids These Days (dope hip-hop band--with a full brass section) featuring Asher Roth and Casie Veggies. Check out Hard Times.... Read more

Asher Roth – Common Knowledge (Video)

Here's a new video for another dope song from Asher Roth. Check out Common Knowledge. Also, click here if you missed his Pabst & Jazz mixtape.... Read more

Here’s a fresh new mixtape from Asher Roth. Listen to all of Pabst & Jazz below.

Asher Roth has dropped a couple of hot songs over the last few days from a new project. Here's the whole mixtape, Pabst & Jazz. Listen to the whole album and download it below. Download Mixtape... Read more

Asher Roth – Choices ft Action Bronson

Asher Roth's new project is sounding really strong. Choices is the second song to drop from the upcoming Pabst & Jazz album, and it features Action Bronson. Check it out. Also, click here for the title track, Pabst & Jazz. Click here to download.... Read more

Asher Roth – Pabst & Jazz ft Hassani Kwess & Kenny Keys

Here's a red hot new joint from Asher Roth. He flows over a jazzy cut that's reminiscent of vintage 90's hip-hop. Check out Pabst & Jazz featuring Hassani Kwess and Kenny Keys. Click here to download.... Read more

Pac Div – Useless ft Asher Roth

Pac Div strips it down to nothing but a hard beat and dope rhymes on Useless featuring Asher Roth.  The Cool Kids would feel right at home on this joint.  Check it out. Click here to download.... Read more

Asher Roth & Chuck Inglish – In the Kitchen (Video)

The audio for Asher Roth & Chuck Inglish's In The Kitchen dropped back in August. Here's the bugged out video served up by illroots. Check it out. http://vimeo.com/30768467... Read more

Asher Roth – Last Man Standing ft Akon (Video)

Here's a really ill video from Asher Roth. The effects on the film make it look like a live action graphic novel (think Sin City). Not lovin' the hook but the verses are tight and the visuals are crazy. Check out Last Man Standing. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tu5mD9Pvrls&feature=player_embedded... Read more

Peter Rosenberg – What’s Poppin’ Vol. 1 (Mixtape)

Here's a new mixtape presented by Peter Rosenberg which features songs by Kendrick Lamar, Action Bronson, Skyzoo, The Kid Daytona, Asher Roth, Homeboy Sandman, J. Cole, Smiff N Wessun and more. Click here to download What's Poppin Vol. 1.... Read more

Asher Roth – Ampersand

Asher Roth goes in on a super-soulful track.  Check out Ampersand. Click here to download.... Read more

Asher Roth – In the Kitchen

Asher Roth kicks a laid-back slinky flow to match Chunk Inglish's funky beat.  Check out In the Kitchen. Click here to download.... Read more

Here’s another ode to Summer. Check out the video for Asher Roth’s Summertime.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BiueK4736m0&feature=player_embedded And, if you missed it, click here for The Kid Daytona's remake of DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince's Summertime.... Read more

Dom Kennedy’s album was also released today. Here’s a new song from him ft Asher Roth and Sir Michael Rocks.

Check out New Jeeps (stream only). Click here to buy the album, From the Westside With Love II.... Read more

Asher Roth and Nottz dropped the audio for Enforce the Law a couple of months ago. Here’s the video.

Fans of the movie Training Day will undoubtedly recognize the storyline.  Check it out. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8R_IfSI7SMk&feature=player_embedded... Read more