Category: Contests

Brenmar #SwingThemHips “Hula Hoop” Contest

Posted on Jul 23rd, 2015

Hoopers! Upload your best routine to Brenmar’s “Hula Hoop” by 8/6 to win hoop gear from Marawa + merch from us! Tag #SwingThemHips on IG so we can see you… the grand prize is a pearl hoop and knickers from Marawa and a care package of Fool’s Gold gear. (We’ve got FG swag for the best runner-ups too!) Get “Hula Hoop” feat Uniiqu3 and more on Brenmar’s Award EP, and catch him at Fool’s Gold DAY OFF in NYC on Labor Day! Read More

VFILES LOUD! Artist Search

Posted on Apr 30th, 2015

We’ve teamed up with VFILES and MTV for VFILES LOUD!, a new program to discover the best up and coming musicians around the globe. Unsigned artists can submit tracks in a variety of genres (pop, electronic, R&B, rock, and hip-hop) through the VFILES LOUD! website and have them judged by a board of mentors (including MTV programmers, stylists, and a lil guy named A-Trak). The best submission wins an official release on Fool’s Gold, a VFILES-directed music video, a worldwide TV premier on MTV, and a party with all of us to celebrate. Hit and get cracking! Read More

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#FGFanArt Fridays

Posted on Jul 3rd, 2014

Sketchers! Painters! Sculptors! Muppeteers! We’re lookin for ya. It’s always a treat seeing how fans interpret the Fool’s Gold fam in their own artwork, from the countless Danny Brown tattoos out in the world to that one time a girl drew A-Trak out of ketchup. So to kick things up a notch, we’ve decided to officially showcase the best each week on #FGFanArt Fridays.

Post your work on Instagram and Tumblr with the #FGFanArt tag. We will highlight our favorites each Friday on the Fool’s Gold Instagram and Tumblr accounts, and at the end of the month we’ll send out a FG prize pack to the coolest submission of the bunch. Get crackin!

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Sammy Bananas "Yellow Pages" Party + To.Be Contest

Posted on Feb 18th, 2014

With his new Flexin’ EP currently wiggling into the hearts of party people across the universe, Sammy Bananas is on a hot streak. And it’s only set to continue with the announcement of his new “Yellow Pages” residency at The303, promising a funky good time every month in NYC with Sammy and friends starting this Wednesday 2/19. If you prefer gettin down to the SB sound in the comfort of your own home, Sammy has launched the #ToBeFlexin contest with interweb adventurers Check out the rules here and get to GIF-in!

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Danny Brown x Sleigh Bells "Brown Bells" Blends + NYC Ticket Giveaway

Posted on Nov 21st, 2013

Danny Brown is playing two special all-ages NYC gigs at Terminal 5 this weekend with the mighty Sleigh Bells! Friday is sold out, but tickets are still available for Saturday. To celebrate, we’re giving you two Danny x SB “Brown Bells” blends from Nick Catchdubs and a chance to win tickets for Saturday’s show: just tweet this link with the #BrownBells hashtag and two lucky winners will get a pair of tickets each.

Pusha T Producer Contest

Posted on Oct 17th, 2013

Producers! Get your most wigsplitting, necksnapping, EGHCK!worthy tracks together for the Mass Appeal x Legitmix Pusha T “Rhythm Roulette” beat contest, judged by the collective braintrust at Fool’s Gold, Mad Decent, OWSLA, True Panther and many other fine record labels. Sign up at Legitmix and submit your best stuff: finalists will have a chance to submit beats directly to Pusha for the creation of a brand-new single to be released by Legitmix. Get busy!

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Remix Contest Champs

Posted on Jan 28th, 2013

Our recent remix contest for A-Trak & Zinc’s Natalie Storm-featuring “Like The Dancefloor” brought in a slew of great entries, with Bad Mr Kitty’s laser-laced contribution named the victor. You can get it now on Beatport!

For more contest winners, check out the top picks of our Crookers remix contest with Gotta Dance Dirty here, and our Danny Brown contest with LegitMix here. (Don’t worry producers, we’ll have more chances for you to strut your stuff soon…)

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Crookers "Trillex" Remix Contest

Posted on Nov 1st, 2012

We partnered up with the good folks at Gotta Dance Dirty to throw a remix contest for “Trillex,” one of the chunkiest cuts off Crookers’ recent Bowser EP on Fool’s Gold. Winners will snag FG x AiAiAi headphones, FG tees and more. Check out the details here, download the parts and go nuts!

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