I’ll admit, it got to a point in college when I vomited a little in my mouth every time someone put this goddamn song on at a party, but I think a lot of people have been sleeping on Asher’s skills. The dude is a legitimate rapper who deserves a fair look, and let’s face it, this member of XXL’s 2009 Freshman Class from suburban PA has become a fixture in hip hop, working with producers such as The Neptunes, Don Cannon, and now Virginia producer Nottz. Nottz has produced for everyone from J Dilla and MURS, to Busta Rhymes and Ghostface to name just a few, and has now teamed up with Roth, as the sole producer and collaborator on their upcoming EP The Rawth, to drop in mid to late September. Enforce the Law is the first track off the EP, where Asher and Nottz trade verses over a simple synth loop with a minimal snare and high hat beat. Roth raps a message for his critics in his crisp delivery and crafty wordplay:
Y’all been getting me wrong / Think I’ll never get on / I’m pathetic with a sentence cause I’m reppin the lawns / Front back, fuck that if you think that I’m soft / Take a skull clean off / Sip your brain through a straw, oh no / Real dangerous dog, let Nottz tell ’em all we ain’t playing with y’all
MP3: Nottz & Asher Roth: Enforce the Law
A video of a studio session for this track after the jump.