Asher Roth Signs To Def Jam/Loud Records, Sophomore Album Slated For 2012

posted November 19, 2011 07:24:00 PM CST | 31 comments

Asher Roth Signs To Def Jam/Loud Records, Sophomore Album Slated For 2012

UPDATE: Asher will remain with Steve Rifkind, as Loud Records makes a return under the Island Def Jam umbrella.

Following his stint on SRC Records, Asher Roth has signed to Def Jam with plans to release the follow-up to 2009’s Asleep in the Bread Aisle.

According to Def Jam executive Shawn Costner, Roth has plans to drop his second full-length, Is This Too Orange, in the first quarter of 2012.

Additionally, the “I Love College” rapper will release his new mixtape Pabst & Jazz on December 21st. Check the news below (via Elliott Wilson).

Mixtape on Itunes 12/21 "Pabst and Jazz" Album next year 1st quarter. @RT@ElliottWilson: @therealpecas Asher on Def Jam?
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(November 18)

UPDATE: SRC Records CEO/founder Steve Rifkind has tweeted that Asher Roth will remain under his label umbrella. Asher's sophomore release will be a joint venture between Def Jam and the Loud Records imprint Rifkind founded in the early 1990s. Loud was home to the likes of Wu-Tang Clan, Alkaholiks and Pete Rock, among others.

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