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Frat rap is ready to graduate
Despite whatever hip-hop's perceived "intended audience," it's never been a secret that rap music has long been adored by the Caucasian crowd.
It's been four years since "I Love College" -- now it's party time!
| November 25, 2011
2011 brings Jon Hope, the McGunks, Jocie Adams, and more
We're wrapping up our 2011 preview, checking in with a few more of our favorite local acts and artists.
On the horizon
| January 07, 2011
Collegefest 2010 at Hynes Convention Center
If you love college, you love drinking, and you love women, you'll be in good company at Collegefest 2010. Frat rapper Asher Roth will perform...
| September 08, 2010
Asher Roth & DJ Wreckineyez | Seared Foie Gras W/ Quince And Cranberry
Now that Boston boy toy Sam Adams has blown onto hip-hop’s front lines, there’s almost room for original frat rapper Asher Roth to find a respectable position somewhere between the big-indie Atmosphere types and the upper echelon of major-label boom-bap.
School Boy (2010)
| April 09, 2010
Rapper Sam Adams now on tap
Something equally remarkable and unprecedented happened this past week: a virtually unknown white Cambridge MC named Sam Adams landed in the top hip-hop spot on iTunes with his debut EP, Boston's Boy .
Licensed to Ale
| March 12, 2010
Enjoying the greenest buds, searching for his inner Captain (Morgan), flaunting his Mario Kart skills and making out with baby sitters - Asher Roth doesn't...
| November 17, 2009
Review: David Dallas | Something Awesome
In the 1990s, every rap album had mellow bangers buried in the tracklist.
Dirty Management (2009)
| September 11, 2009
I haven’t come hereto academically justify West Coast credos about assimilating hoes into housewives. Instead I’ve come to mourn the commercialization of misogynistic rap lyrics.
Hip-Hop Misogyny: It Ain’t What It Used To Be
| July 24, 2009
Asher Roth, Kid Cudi, 88-Keys, and 2,500 Abercrombie Models at the House of Blues
Something strange was happening at the Kenmore Square T stop before the Asher Roth and Kid Cudi show last night. With no explanation whatsoever, every...
| July 15, 2009
The other white beat
In the home of Slaine, Esoteric, Sullee, Bomshot, Lyrical, and about 10,000 other pale MCs who can hang with brothers of all shades and styles, the notion of prolific whiteboys is hardly novel.
Four random caucasian MCs better than Asher Roth
| July 10, 2009
"My experience in college was that blunts started killing my lungs. I had to switch to joints. I mean, I was smoking like five or six blunts a day."
Why you need to shut up about Asher Roth
| July 10, 2009
The Big Hurt: Jacko solvent! Boyle swelling! Lupus dissed!
If you had your heart set on picking up a gently used chimp tuxedo or a suspicious child skeleton, you're outta luck
MJ's ranch, Hoppus and Wentz on Twitter, and Susan Boyle
| May 01, 2009
Tuesday mp3 round-up: Connor Oberst, James Blackshaw, Asher Roth, more
Connor Oberst, "Nikorette" Oberst and his new band have a new album out next month and a new docume...
| April 07, 2009
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