You Are You- Asher Roth Feat. Slick Rick

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Many of you may not know much about Asher Roth.  You’re knowledge of his music stops and ends at his “I Love College,” which is a great song, but it doesn’t even graze the surface of what he’s about.  One of the things that I love about Asher is that he doesn’t hide the fact that he’s smart and from the suburbs in his work.  Asher Roth never tries to change or hide who he is, which is something that you can only respect.  His song with Slick Rick, “You Are You,” should seriously be an anthem for everybody.  It talks about loving yourself no matter what because you’ll never be able to change who you are.  You are you, so just embrace it already!

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About Tatiana Figueroa Ramirez

Born in Puerto Rico and raised in the mainland United States, I graduated with a B.A. in English Literature from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) and am a 2016 VONA Voices Alumna. I currently perform spoken-word in the greater Washington D.C. area and have previously performed in Philadelphia, Miami, and the Dominican Republic. Most recently, I have been published in Public Pool, Spillwords, and The Acentos Review, and Here Comes Everyone: East & West Issue.

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