Whenever Fool’s Gold touches down in Cali, you know we have to make it EXTRA extra! The ’14 edition of DAY OFF Los Angeles was our craziest show yet, featuring uber-hype sets from Danny Brown, Vic Mensa (in his LA debut!), Travi$ Scott, gLAdiator, Kurupt, Hoodboi, Nick Catchdubs and Kittens, not to mention a very rare Invisibl Skratch Piklz reunion and surprise guest spots from Fredo Santana, Rome Fortune, and Big Sean. WHOA! Watch the recap above (can you find yourself?) and stay tuned for more DAY OFFs in ATL and Miami at fgdayoff.com. Thanks to G-Shock, The Fader & Goldenvoice
Mass Appeal premiered a new clip from Grande for his “Burning Rubber Freestyle” off the upcoming My Brother’s Keeper. Hit the papi store with Philly’s finest! Get tickets now to see Grande performing with Freddie Gibbs 10/28 at Underground Arts (flyer below), and check songs from both these MCs (and many more) on the Fool’s Gold rap compilation Loosies, still smokin in a speakerbox near you. Read More
Fool’s Gold Day Off is all about surprises… check our raw “Live From The Pit” footage of Travi$ Scott bringing out Big Sean as his special guest in LA yesterday as they wild out to new banger “IDFWU,” and stay tuned for our official recap vid featuring ALL the madness that went down when Day Off took over Los Angeles! Don’t miss our upcoming DAY OFF parties in Atlanta (11/1) and Miami (12/7), get tickets and info at fgdayoff.com.
Oh Canada! We threw our first ever international DAY OFF right in the heart of Toronto, bringing the turn up to Muzik Pool Bar with Danny Brown, A-Trak (accompanied by hometown OVO hero P. Reign), Lunice, Le1f, Tommy Kruise, Thugli, Nick Catchdubs, High Klassified and Sleepy Tom. If you were there, you got to share something special (big shout out to the kid who smuggled in Cool Ranch Doritos to give to Danny onstage during “Monopoly”) and if you weren’t, you can still catch up with this recap vid! Peep fgdayoff.com for details on a DAY OFF near you, and for more TO action, check out photo galleries and recaps from The Bass Collective, Aesthetic Magazine & BLARE, some of our favorites after the jump. Read More
The Bruisers throw a house party in the video for Danny Brown’s “Smokin & Drinkin”, as director Alan Del Rio Ortiz (Blood Orange, Smith Westerns) creates a darkly beautiful, black-lit universe for Danny’s chemically enhanced anthem, produced by A-Trak and JMIKE.
Vogue premiered Fool’s Gold DJ/producer Treasure Fingers and fellow ATLien Bosco’s ecstatically house-y “Names,” a summer jam turned year-round banger that’s been turning heads on dancefloors around the globe, burning up Fashion Week runway playlists, and now – thanks to a blissfully glitched-out music video – taking over a screen near you. Channeling public access dance shows and webcam dance parties, it’s a hypnotic look at two of club music’s most distinctive voices. Tune in and Turn up! Get Names on iTunes & listen to BOSCO’s interview with Future Bounce below. Read More
100s unveils an exotic, enigmatic new video for IVRY standout “10 Freaky Hoes,” directed by ALEX/2TONE. The clip takes viewers into a psychedelic world of beautiful cult followers, only to leave us all wondering just what happens next…
Watch the video, draw your own conclusions, and stay tuned for the iTunes re-release of IVRY (complete with bonus tracks) on 9/23.
Danny Brown destroyed NY Day Off yesterday and now check him out as he sets fiyahh to BBC Radio 1 with his freestyles in “Fire In The Booth”. Danny will be continuing this trip on the FG Day Off traveling circus and will be hitting Toronto this Saturday 9/6! Buy your tickets now at FGDAYOFF.com! Also pre-order Danny’s limited edition “Smokin’ & Drinkin” EP picture disc vinyl!
A-Trak stopped by NY’s Hot 97 yesterday morning and joined EBRO, Peter Rosenberg & Laurastylez on The Morning Show. In this 30 minute chat he breaks down his DJing career, where Hip-Hop is at now and what to expect at this year’s NY Day Off, this Monday Labor Day 9/1. Do not miss out on Day Off so buy your advance $20 tickets ($30 at the door) now at FGDAYOFF.com.