When you think “Hip-Hop” — the first city that comes to mind would probably be Brooklyn, Los Angeles, or even Atlanta. The last thing that would come to mind would most likely be “Morrisville, Pennsylvania.” With that being said, the boy that brought us the infamous “I Love College” tune (that was on repeat for all who were in college around 2009), is back at it again.
I’m talking about none other than, Asher Roth.
Mirroring Eminem’s tone in his early Slim Shady stage — Asher Roth’s brings fans his very latest creation titled, “Blow Yr Head.”
If the instrumentals in the beginning sound familiar to you, it’s because it is (or at least, should be — if you’re a true Hip-Hop head). The sample is taken from Public Enemy’s, “Public Enemy No. 1“.
Have fun with this one and take a listen below:
It’s no mystery that Asher Roth‘s stature and physical appearance, stands-out amongst the rest in the industry. He came through to talk to Sway about how he successfully managed to stay on the grid amongst the rest of the Hip-Hop game, how he makes money in a tough industry, and opens up about his family. Watch the interview below:
The Pennsylvania rapper also gave some advice on the importance of fun within his career as a Rapper, he states:
” Fun, man. We have to have fun. If we’re not having fun and enjoying this, it’s like…there’s a time and place for everything. But for me, I need to be enjoying this little run. “
Regarding the backlash for his come-up in the game, Asher went on to say,
” You have to earn your stripes (as a Rapper). Respect is not handed to you…You want to feel like you earned something. “
If you’re having a tough time in your strive to your career, you might want to watch this interview in-full as Asher Roth preaches on the struggle and gives a bit of a motivational speech. He gets minds to think with the simple question,
“ What do you want to do. What do you want to accomplish? “