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Asher Roth: Asleep in the Bread Aisle

Asher Roth Asleep in the Bread Aisle (SCHOOL BOY/SRC/UNIVERSAL MOTOWN) While being a Caucasian in hip-hop is nothing new, there has always been an air of doubt surrounding MCs of a lighter shade. So, on his debut, Asleep in the Bread Aisle, the unassuming Asher Roth looks to stake his claim and plant his flag as a bona fide rap star. Lovers of lyrics should look no further than the album’s first selection, “Lark on My Go-Kart.” Over a steady yet commanding drumroll, Asher drops free-associative rhyme patterns like, “Mario Kart skills are outrageous/Play me any day, and I’ll be the best racist/Wait, no, ...

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