It’s a bass sleepover in the desert when our crew hits the Ace Hotel in Palm Springs, California this weekend for a night and day of revelry. The “Fool’s Gold Weekend” at the Ace consists of a Friday night club jam and a Saturday afternoon pool party featuring back-to-back tunes from Nick Catchdubs, Nick Hook of Cubic Zirconia and Slow Roast upstart Codes. Check the site for all info, and use the rate code “FOOLS” for 10% off your room rate.
This Wednesday in LA, check the homie super team-up at French Connection, a party featuring Teki Latex, Gina Turner and Jillionaire alongside Fool’s Gold-ians Thee Mike B (Fifteenth) and Nick Hook (Cubic Zirconia). It’s only five smackeroos, be there!
How can I imagine life without Mehdi? It’s a question I never thought I would have to ask myself. Mehdi was without a doubt like a brother to me, a friend well beyond our music ties, a kindred spirit and someone who played an irreplaceable and constant role in my life. In the days since his passing I’ve been reflecting a lot on our friendship and felt the need to write down my thoughts. Here goes. Read More
Check out this video for Shyvonne’s new single “Damn,” with fellow NYC homegirl Jasmine Solano on the raps and Kingdom on the beat. Grab it now on iTunes, and while you’re at it pick up Shyvonne & Kingdom’s previous collab “Mind Reader” if you haven’t already…
Check the latest edition of Scion A/V’s “Dance Zine” for Julianne Shepherd’s chat with Cubic Zirconia’s Tiombe Lockhart about her experiences at the front of the stage and behind the camera. Check some of her CZ vids after the jump, and check an extended version of the Q&A over on Julianne’s Tumblr. Read More
Trizzy and Bieber, together at last! The cast of HBO’s How To Make It In America and some famous friends get together to put their own spin on Duck Sauce’s name game hit, in tribute to the show’s own Luis Guzman. Read More
Check out MTV Hive’s interview with Just Blaze about making (and DJing) dance music, including some gems about his mid-blizzard set at the Fool’s Gold Holiday Party two years ago, and his forthcoming FG EP (“A lot of interesting chops…a house meets hip-hop perspective.”)