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Asher Roth Will Be Releasing His Sophomore Album In January


Asher Roth says that his sophomore album will be hitting stores this coming January.

The new signed Def Jam rapper Asher Roth has been waiting two long years, gone threw two name changes and countless delays. In a recent interview with MTV, the Pennsylvania emcee said that his album will finally have a release date.

The album has yet to receive a name, but they are debating to name it “Is This Too Orange?,” after Frank Ocean released “Channel Orange.” The release date for the album will be January 22nd, as for the title Asher stated that he’ll b e revealing the name in a couple weeks.

“We’re scheduled for January 22,” he said. “I can’t reveal the title of it yet. I wish I could. We’re getting there…We’re re-energizing it with something brand new and we’ll announce it in a couple of weeks. I’m deciding between two or three different ideas. It’s just a matter of getting everybody on the same page.

Asher spoke about his LP and stated that  the number of influences put in the album where from other genres in the hip-hop scene.

“We’re carving out a sound, man. The thing about my music is I listen to a whole bunch of different music and I’m a firm believer in progression, whether it be expanding your palate for food or your taste in music. So you’ll find all types of influences in there like it’s up and down, it’s active but it’s really sad, there’s blues influence, alternative-rock influences and pop influences. It’s very accessible and fun…I’m sick of listening to music right now that’s the same shit over and over again. I’m excited to be putting out something that’s accessible and it’s not so left-field you can’t even enjoy it, like, ‘Oh, you’re such an artist.’ We’re just making some really fun music.”

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