The thousands of people who attended our Day Off party last year (or saw the footage immortalized in Duck Sauce’s smash “Barbra Streisand” video) spent an afternoon living it up with the country’s most fun MCs and DJs, eating hamburgers in one hand and catching a crowd-surfing Yelawolf in the other. For this year’s Day Off, the vibes will once again be handled by true good-time professionals: Juicy J of Three 6 Mafia, with his first NYC show since releasing the underground favorite Rubba Band Business mixtapes, critically acclaimed Fool’s Gold rapper Danny Brown, multiplatinum producer and club king Just Blaze, the Brothers Macklovitch (aka superstar sibling DJ team A-Trak and Dave 1 of Chromeo), drum machine wizards Araabmuzik and Party Supplies, FG future funk trio Cubic Zirconia, and label co-founder / party rocker extraordinaire Nick Catchdubs, along with some very special guests… Read More
Check out the flicks and video that Brook Bobbins shot from this past weekend’s BYOBBQ, featuring Danny Brown, Party Supplies, Action Bronson and more. (And while you’re at it, see what the Village Voice had to say about the afternoon.) Read More
Chicagooooo… we’re coming for you! This Saturday (8/27) come down to RSVP Gallery, we’ll be posted up in the back with dunk tanks, grilled meats, good vibes, and music from Treasure Fingers, Flosstradamus, Nick Catchdubs and Party Supplies live on the MPC. It’s all courtesy of Hennessy Black and the @superfun crew, check the flyer and full details after the jump. Read More
Tight Space is our in-store series with G-Technology, live-streaming exclusive DJ sets from the FG shop on 536 Metropolitan in Brooklyn out to the world wide internets, along with impeccable banter and interviews from host with the most, Elliot Arronow. Even Billboard gives props…
Past episodes have featured Dave1 and A-Trak (as recapped above), and tomorrow (Wed 8/17) we close out the series with a bang thanks to Treasure Fingers, who will be guesting on the turntables at 5pm. “Like” the G-Technology Facebook to watch from home.
Karmaloop TV stopped in to our launch party for the inaugural Dust La Rock-curated Artist Series, featuring artwork by Cody Hudson and JK5 emblazoned across exclusive FG tees and prints. Cop them exclusively at 536 Metropolitan, open Monday-Saturday from noon till 6pm. For more from the party, peep Brook Bobbins’ gallery from the night.
Like they always do at this time, Sammy Bananas and Maggie Horn of Telephoned bring their “Switchboard” covers party back with a sixth installment, going down tonight (8/9) at the Hotel Chantelle rooftop. RSVP for free entry and head out to party with Telephoned, Jasmine Solano, Stimulus and Morse Code. Read More
You can check Cubic Zirconia overseas starting tonight at the Lexington in London, then moving to Brighton tomorrow, the Big Chill Festival in Ledbury (with Kanye!) on Sat, and the Social Club in Paris on Sunday alongside Tensnake. Then CZ keyboard maestro Nick Hook stays out there for some solo DJ sets and performances in Egyptrixx’s live band. Check the full dates and info after the jump. Read More
Last week we had Dave1 playing at the store for Tight Space, our new live streaming show with G-Technology, featuring exclusive DJ sets from the FG fam. Check out what went down – as well as a new Q&A with Dave and Tight Space host Elliot Aronow – and go “like” the G-Tech Facebook page for details on the next episode, airing this Wednesday (8/3) with a special guest set from A-Trak.