Getting to be who I want to be, forget the business, forget the entertainment world, it’s just who I am in life and that’s the kind of stuff that we reflect upon in Retro Hash. We experimented and we played around, and that’s what it’s all about. it’s not like, “Here’s your song about weed, and here’s your girl song, and here’s your club banger.” It’s just an album of songs that the Blended Babies and I created while we were hanging out, and we’re really excited about it." In October 2010, Roth said he had no plans to rush out his forthcoming album: "I'm not just trying to put out a song, make quick money and get out of here.
Obviously I've gone through a lot of stuff in the past 3-4 years in regards to maturing and growing up and being more reflective and introspective.On December 17, 2013 Asher Roth hosted a house party at Sonos in Los Angeles, to reveal the album's newest title.The following day, Roth released a video revealing the title to be Retro Hash.Though it fails in its attempt to patch mismatched parts together to form a cohesive product that blankets every single concept the Pennsylvanian MC has ever hoped to explore, it has shining moments that hint at the possibility of great future success.It takes some time to get acclimated to newly held responsibility, and in time perhaps the blips and bumps will be ironed out.
At Metacritic, which assigns a normalized rating out of 100 to reviews from critics, the album received an average score of 64, which indicates "generally favorable reviews", based on 4 reviews.Sheldon Pearce of XXL gave the album an L rating, saying "Retro Hash is a confused jumble of ideas that has its heart in the right place.Kelly", and because of this his new release will offer up a different sound than his previous work: "We're carving out a sound, man.The thing about my music is I listen to a whole bunch of different music and I'm a firm believer in progression, whether it be expanding your palate for food or your taste in music.Retro Hash is the second studio album by American hip hop recording artist Asher Roth.