Posted on Mar 26th, 2013
On their Loosies contribution, “Dedicated,” Freeway and producer Chad “Wes” Hamilton harken back to the golden era of the early Aughts when Roc-A-Fella reigned supreme, thanks to gritty yet soulful hip-hop like their State Property collabs (there’s a reason Peedi shouts out “Chad…Chad Wes on track!”)
In this exclusive FG interview with writer Matthew Trammell, the duo reveal how “Dedicated” came together, reminisce on the early days (and current state) of the Roc, and discuss how they’ve reconciled their own legacies. Get Loosies now on iTunes and all digital services, as well as a limited-edition USB box set.
Posted on Jan 30th, 2013
Noisey hit up Roseland for the kickoff of the Long Live A$AP Tour a few months back with Danny Brown, Schoolboy Q, A$AP Rocky and the entire A$AP Mob. Check out their footage of the live show and the backstage antics, complete with cameos from A-Trak, Action Bronson and more.
Posted on Jan 28th, 2013
Posted on Jan 9th, 2013
Chicago-based rap outpost Ruby Hornet sat down with our dude GrandeMarshall for their latest cover feature. Check it out and read up on how he linked with FG, what he thinks about the “state of Philly hip hop,” his studio grind, coming up on State Prop, and more. Then go download Grande’s debut 800 for free and hear his latest joint, “Kelly Green,” on our rap compilation, Loosies. This kid’s got next. Read More
Posted on Jan 9th, 2013
Posted on Jan 2nd, 2013
Posted on Oct 15th, 2012
The latest edition of The Fader‘s excellent Beat Construction series (penned by none other than rapp guru Noz) features a chat with Cardo, who talks about the roots of his gangsta boogie, working with Wiz Khalifa, Pepto Bismol, and more. Check it out, and get Cardo’s debut instrumental release Everything I$ Gold, out now on FG!
Posted on Jul 10th, 2012
Check out this video Q&A with Flosstradamus at Converse Rubber Tracks studio in Brooklyn, where they talk about long distance production techniques and other computer-y elements of their DJ and production routines.
Posted on Jul 9th, 2012
Check out this three-part “Hybrid Talk” Danny Brown documentary series from Vice and Adidas, featuring footage from Danny’s live shows around the country, with guest spots from Killer Mike, Childish Gambino, Nick Catchdubs and more. Read More