This past May A-Trak hit Asia up with the new to the Fool’s Gold Family member, Hoodboi. There were water cannons and lasers involved but of course no monkeys were harmed. Listen to Hoodboi’s take on Destiny’s Child “Bug-A-Boo” and be on the lookout for his new EP out on Fool’s Gold soon. Also catch A-Trak live now on his Europe Tour 2014.
Only some artists dare to fly high but some really do just like FG’s very own High Klassified. HK was recently taken on a flight in an open air 2-man glider plane in Quebec. Watch the video above to witness the madness that takes place in the air and buy High Klassified’s Palindroma EP.
The Lads of Legs Chromeo team up with Chuck Inglish (1/2 of The Cool Kids) for the latest track off his solo album debut, Convertibles. Watch the music video for “Legs” above and head to funklordz.net to grab new Chromeo gear and their White Women LP.
DaVinci and Sweet Valley are back with more grimy rhymes over Nintendo-in-the-trunk beats on “Dog Meat.” Check their run in with 5-0 in this new video, and peep their acclaimed Ghetto Cuisine mixtape for even more THC trunk rattlers featuring guest appearances from 100s, Main Attrakionz and more over at foolsgoldrecs.com/ghettocuisine
If you are in San Francisco this Friday (5/23) be sure to swing by the Mishka SF store for the music video premiere party, complete with all the beer and junk food that your stomach can handle. Read More
Last night A-Trak joined The Roots on Jimmy Fallon to perform their latest single “Never.” For those of you who missed it live, watch it now and experience Trizzy and the world famous Roots crew do their thing. For more scratchin’ action, catch A-Trak on the Gold Gone Wild tour, dates and tickets here.
A-Trak and Cam’ron are back! Summer anthem “Dipsh*ts” features uncut Cam’ron slick talk over triumphant instrumental blasts from A-Trak, Oliver and Just Blaze, a Dipset-repping Juelz Santana on the hook, and “Champagne Dame” (aka Federal Reserve executive producer Damon Dash) providing a legendary, song closing rant, complete with “Foooooooool’s Gold” shout!
This filthy cut gets the epic video it deserves thanks to director Ricky Saiz, who follows up his work for Beyonce and Supreme with another iconic clip, capturing the rugged glory and inimitable fashion sense of Harlem and the Diplomats with true uptown-meets-downtown flair. From kids in airbrushed A-Trak tees to Cam’s floor-length mink, it’s the most style you’ll see in a video all year.
High Klassified lends his literary expertise to the latest episode of Mass Appeal’s ILL Time. He breaks down Shakespeare’s classics, showing how these pieces of literature are timeless works that reflect modern times. ‘Sup art thou?
The first annual Good Times fest went down in Miami a few weeks back, a multi-label friendstravaganza featuring crews from Owsla, Bromance, Boys Noize, Slow Roast, MTA, Jeffrees, Smog, and of course FOOOOOOL’S GOOOOOLD. Watch the official recap video for A-Trak and Craze B2B scratch action, not to mention Anna Lunoe, Tchami, Congorock, Skrillex, Brodinski, Chance The Rapper, and more bringing the vibes to tons of South Florida’s finest party people. (For more recappage, check what went down at our own party in MIA that weekend.)
Complex just premiered the new Party Supplies video for “Going Back To New York (The Knocks Remix),” directed by Rik Cordero and shot entirely on Super-8 film at outerborough locations with personal significance to the guys. The thumping rework of Party Supplies’ Tough Love LP cut is out on all digital services officially next Tuesday (5/6) backed with a brand new remix of “Beautiful Girl” by Lazerdisk, but you can stream both now on Spotify. You’ll also be able to snag these remixes on the upcoming Tough Love vinyl and CD release, so stay tuned…
Duck Sauce continue their streak of genuinely next level music videos with a clip for new single “NRG,” which just premiered on Buzzfeed. Director Dugan O’Neal and comedian Jon C. Daly (Kroll Show) take late-night infomercials to truly psychotic heights, with A-Trak and Armand Van Helden getting in on the increasingly insane action themselves. It’s the perfect visual accompaniment to Duck Sauce’s new album Quack, stuffed full of even more earworm hooks, feel-good beats, and unfiltered cosmic ridiculousness. Get it now on iTunes along with the “NRG” remixes from Skrillex, Kill The Noise, Milo & Otis and Hudson Mohawke. (There’s also a DJ friendly version of Quack on Beatport if that’s your thing.)