Last week Fool’s Gold was proud to take part in Converse’s 1st annual “Band Of Ballers” tournament. As player/GM (ha!) I put together a scrappy team including Donnis and soopamanager D Solo, Sammy Bananas, and DJ Jayceeoh. NCAA experience, mustaches, high socks – we had it all. A-Trak suited up like a French Canadian Pat Riley on the sidelines as coach, and we took on the competition with championship swag while Cipha Sounds soundtracked it Miss Info and FG fan Peter Rosenberg did play-by-play. Did I mention there were video girls? Spectacle.
Game 1 was a resounding FG victory against the Mad Decent team, followed by a Game 2 loss to Jim Jones and fam. We still made the semi-finals though, where team FG sweated out a heartbreaker of an overtime loss (the only game to hit sudden death!) to Pac Div. They in turn lost to Jimmy’s team in the finals. Ah well, there’s always the next tourney. We played hard, had fun, and came away with a year’s worth of bragging rights against Diplo. Twitter that!
Congorock is halfway thru his quickie North American tour, leaving a neon trail of dead wherever he goes. Check this vid from Cinespace last night where he debuts his blistering new remix for Fukkk Offf (and reps Los Crudos!) Our boy Rocco will be smashing El Paso tomorrow, Denver Thursday, and San Diego Saturday so be sure to catch him while you can.
The 10,000 LB Hamburger Tour keeps grillin accross North America (we’re gonna be giving away tix to Friday’s massive NYC show later this week so stay tuned…) and of course A-Trak and friends have been taping onstage and off (like this trip to the synth museum). Check the whole shebang at Trizzy’s YouTube page.