Last Friday, Asher Roth came through Complex headquarters while on a last-minute press tour for his debut album, Asleep in the Bread Aisle, which hits stores today. Instead of churning out an unimaginative Q&A we decided to resurrect one of our favorite columns, "Kanye's Fashion Beatdowns"—but this time have A. Roth critique the fashion sense of other white rappers.

Asher broke down each Caucasoid MC's outfit and rated it based on how appropriate it would be at the following places: 1) a country club; 2) a freestyle cipher at McDonald's; 3) at the mall; and 4) The BET Awards. Check what RAWTH had to say about Pete Nice , Eminem, Alchemist, Brian Austin Green, Marky Mark and more, then peep a behind-the-scenes video of Asher's beatdowns at the end of the click-through...

PETE NICE (right)
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Asher says: I can't tell what shoes he got on, [but] I'm not mad at this outfit, I'm feeling the layers, I'm feeling the shades. Are those pajama pants? You know, this is definitely a dress-for-comfort outfit.

Country club: 4/5 At the country club this is a four only because I can't tell if they're shorts or not, but it looks like he's got golf-esque shoes, so of all of them, it's definitely a country-club outfit.
Freestyle cipher at McDonald's: 4/5 This is actually a good all-around outfit for the McDonald's.
Mall: 4/5 This is perfect.
The BET Awards: 4/5 Pete Nice did a good job with rocking a universal outfit as far as, Hey I'm going to rock this, I'm comfortable and at the same time I can go anywhere in this.

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CAGE:
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Asher says: This is relaxed and chillin', we got a nice Casio behind him. So I'm going to say shoes are cool, the jeans are a little too tight for me, but the flannel and the green, you know...this is cool.

Country Club: 1/5 This wouldn't fly at the country club, they wouldn't be feeling this there.
Freestyle cipher at McDonald's: 4/5
Mall: 3/5
The BET Awards: 1/5 This is definitely a little too emo. For the BET Awards, we're going to have a little bit fresher.

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BRIAN AUSTIN GREEN
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Asher says: Jeez, oh man. Oh man. Alright. The double-hoop earrings, we got two on the left, two on the right—just making sure that people know he's not gay, he's got two on the left. The sleeveless flannel hooded pull-over with three buttons down so you can see the man cleavage, the backwards SWV hat and the double loop left earrings, just so you know he is not gay.

Country club: 1.5/5 For the country club, we might have to get some sleeves on the boy and [take] those earrings out. This wouldn't fly at the country club, but I'm going to have to give him a 1.5 because the shirt is just killer.
Freestyle cipher at McDonald's: 4/5 The hat is killing them, McDonald's this is a five.
Mall: 5/5 For the mall, this is perfect.
The BET Awards: 5/5 The flannel with no shirt underneath, no sleeves either. That's a five for the BET Awards too, show up intimidating folk.

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JOAQUIN PHOENIX
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Asher says: You know, I feel like he's got it going on. He's got the cigarette in the left and the mic in the right, that's cool. We got a dope beard, you got past the "itchy" phase on the beard. The jeans might be corduroy, might be Levi's dark denim—it's cool. They're loose, they match well with the navy blue, he's got the beanie. Joaquin's got it figured out.

Country club: 3.5/5 He's dressed for comfort but still stylin'. For the country club, he's got the collar, so he can go.
Freestyle cipher at McDonald's: 3/5 This will work but it's not ideal, it's not Brian Austin Green ideal.
Mall: 5/5 It's an ideal mall wardrobe so 5.
The BET Awards: 3.7/5

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ALCHEMIST
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Asher says: Alchemist, my man. He's got the bright orange life-jacket hoodie on. I love the kicks. Are those Reeboks? [They're actually Air Force 1s.-Ed.] I like how they're laced up, loose laces, so the kicks are dope.

Country club: 0/5 Country club, this is a 5. Nah, nah, just playing. Dressed for comfort, but in the country club, you're not going to get far. He's going to get booted from the country club.
Freestyle cipher at McDonald's: 5/5
Mall: 3.5/5 I don't know, depends on what mall you're at. If you're at the Oxford Valley Mall, you're going to pull chicks with this outfit on. But if you're at the King of Prussia Mall, they might be sketched, got kids running around there.
The BET Awards: 4.3/5

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EMINEM
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Asher says: Em got the traditional sweatsuit—for the mall this is perfect. Country club, not going to work out. Eminem and Alchemist got it down for nice mall wardrobe. Mall and BET Awards wardrobe, they shine.

Country club: 0/5 I don't think they do wave caps at the country club.
Freestyle cipher at McDonald's: 3.9/5For McDonalds, it depends if it's one of those upscale McDonald's made out of brick or if it's one of those McDonald's in Morrisville across the street from Burger King.
Mall: 4/5
The BET Awards: 4.7/5 Ideal.

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KID ROCK
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Asher says: Feeling the shades with the strap around him. The middle finger and the innocent face aren't going hand in hand here. Red is not my color but he's a brunette so he'll pull it off.

Country club: .2/5 The country club? Not going to happen.
Freestyle cipher at McDonald's: 3.1/5
Mall: 4.2/5 Anything goes at the mall. There's no rules, so he's got his fly undone and his pink boxers out. It doesn't matter, you can walk around with your peen out at the mall.
The BET Awards: 1.1/5 Nope, not happening with the hair.

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MARKY MARK
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Asher says: My pick for best outfit: Marky Mark. Overalls. No shirt. Backwards hat. Pectorials. What you know about that? We're bringing back the overalls with no straps. Let me know who your stylists are, I'm down, I'm going to hire them.

Country club: .2/5 At the country club, they might make you put a shirt on. And these are definitely overalls that are not strapped. The country club isn't going to allow that to fly.
Freestyle cipher at McDonald's: 2.9/5 Looks like he's got a little Jockey or Calvin Klein boxers that he's trying to show off by unstrapping the overalls, so at McDonald's, he might intimidate a couple people. I'll give him an A for effort.
Mall: 4.7/5 Once again, no rules at the mall, so no shirt is cool, backwards cap, you know, trying to mack on some 13-year-olds. The 13-year-olds will love the no shirt at the mall.
The BET Awards: 5/5 Sure, this is great. Just sit in the crowd in the BET Awards with this on and they won't make fun of you for having unstrapped overalls. [He] got a solid chain too, with his four-leaf clover and his name. Surprisingly enough, not a lot of chains in this group of white rappers.

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