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Asher Roth Biography


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Birth Name: Asher Paul Roth
Born: 1985/08/11
Birth Place: Morrisville, Pennsylvania
Years Active: 2008—Present
Genres: Hip Hop


Asher Paul Roth (born August 11, 1985) is an American rapper. He was signed to a joint venture between Scooter Braun's Schoolboy Music and Steve Rifkind’s SRC Records.

His first professional release was in June 2008, when the DJ Drama and Don Cannon-helmed “The GreenHouse Effect Mixtape” was released for free via Roth’s website.

His first single released was titled, "I Love College," which peaked at #19 on the Billboard Pop 100 chart and #12 on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles chart. The song sold over one-million downloads in the United States in twelve weeks of release. The second single was, "Lark on my Go-Kart." After the two singles were released, Roth's debut studio album, “Asleep in the Bread Aisle,” was released in April 2009. The album peaked at #5 on the Billboard 200 Albums chart as well as #1 on the Billboard Digital Albums chart.

"G.R.I.N.D (Get Ready It's A New Day)," the first single from Roth's upcoming second studio album “The Spaghetti Tree” was released in July 2010. The song peaked at #79 on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles chart, Asher's best performance since his single I Love College.