AIRHORN! Meyhem Lauren takes center stage in the new music video for “Badmon Ting,” feat. Big Body Bes with his right hand man Action Bronson stepping behind the lens for his directorial debut. Bouncing from Jamaica Ave to the actual island, this colorful clip features Meyhem flexing his hooligan charm and always-entertaining bars (“Gucci kicks got me looking like a poinsettia” ) over catchy-as-hell dancehall boom bap from producer Farhot. Download “Badmon Ting” now and stay tuned for Piatto D’oro dropping in May!
Leaf’s uniquely stylish, powerfully sexy takeover of the rap game continues with uptempo jam “Money.” Produced by Leaf and LuiDiamonds (of ATL’s Awful crew), she follows up last month’s “Ride” single by showing off a new, profanely catchy side of her Magnet Bitch Movement. Get paid, play loud, and stay tuned for lots more new Leaf this year on Fool’s Gold. Listen to “Money” here!
Swiss beats! Zürich’s own Doobious joins the CLUBHOUSE with the dreamy, tempo-flipping “Voices.” If you thought Doobious’ collabs with Lambo and TWRK were bangers (they are!) crack a glowstick and jump even higher to this one. Free download available at foolsgoldclubhouse.com!
Lifelong friends and ATL trailblazers BOSCO and Speakerfoxxx have finally joined forces in the studio for Girls In The Yard, a new project presented by Fool’s Gold. With Speakerfoxxx providing a keen DJ’s ear for curation and production, BOSCO lets loose on the mic like never before, taking her love of classic 90s house, hip-hop, R&B and more to a futuristic new level. Girls In The Yard is the shuffle mode dance party of the year. Download it via BitTorrent now!
Tommy Trash’s massive Fool’s Gold release Luv U Giv put a fresh spin on festival-ready jams, taking vintage electro vibes (and saxophone!) kicking and screaming into the future. Now a Who’s Who of dance trailblazers get Trashed with their own take on TT’s latest EP. Shift K3Y, NGHTMRE, DallasK, Brenmar, Wax Motif, MSCLS and Big Dope P & TT The Artist all take turns flipping Luv U Giv tracks: deep house bounce pushes up against triumphant trap riffs, peak-hour firepower gives way to late night creepers… the Luv U Giv Remixes EP is a seven-track party in its own right! Listen to the Remix EP here and watch the Luv U Giv video trilogy on YouTube.
Fool’s Gold is an army! The beloved Brooklyn imprint is more than just a record label, but a coalition of guerrilla DJs and like-minded party people. With FG’s new Night Shift compilation serving as their explosive mission statement, these midnight marauders will take their sound on the road for the annual “Gold Gone Wild” North American club tour, kicking off 5/5 in Denver, CO.
Headlined by Australian wildman Tommy Trash (whose own Luv U Giv Remixes EP drops this Friday, 4/8 on FG), “Gold Gone Wild” features a rotating cast of Fool’s Gold all-stars including Gladiator, Rome Fortune, Madeaux, Nick Catchdubs, Kittens and Shash’U. With FG captain A-Trak joining the fun on select dates, “Gold Gone Wild” is a can’t miss DJ trek like none other. Check full lineups and ticket info at foolsgoldrecs.com/goldgonewild. Tickets go on sale this Friday at 1pm EST.
Athletixx co-founder and LA dance trendsetter Hoodboi links with NYC’s ASTR for the soaring new track “Closer,” out today on Fool’s Gold. Premiered by A-Trak on his “Day Off Radio” Beats 1 show, “Closer” is the first new music from Hoodboi since 2015’s acclaimed Palm Reader EP. Hypermelodic riffs collide with ecstatic drum fills and knotty bass drops for Hoodboi’s most ambitious single yet. Listen to “Closer” now and peep Hoodboi’s Palm Reader and Palm Reader Remixes EP’s.
Fool’s Gold redlines into spring with Night Shift, a 17 track compilation, of new dance music from the label’s latest signings and loudest family members. Since launching in 2007, the beloved Brooklyn indie founded by DJs A-Trak and Nick Catchdubs has pushed hybrid sounds to the forefront of the electronic scene. But Night Shift is the sound of a brand-new model year racing off the FG lot, shinier and heavier than ever. Listen to Night Shift now!
FG ♥ MIA! Big up everyone who rocked with us and the Poplife crew at Cameo for this year’s Fool’s Gold showcase. Nick Catchdubs, Kittens, Brenmar B2B DJ Sliink, KRNE, Gladiator, Tommy Trash, Madeintyo, Ape Drums and Madeaux all put it down for y’all… we’ll be back again soon! Hit the jump to see photos from David Cabrera, Jake Pierce and see our full gallery on Facebook. (Don’t forget to tag yourselves) Read More
TEXAS SIZED THANX! Peep the good vibes from our Austin ’16 showcase at Vulcan Gas Co, featuring Yung Wall Street, BOSCO, Nick Catchdubs, Michael Christmas, Cousin Stizz, Brenmar (with special guests DJ Sliink, ManMan Savage and Jeff Chery), Dom McLennon and Ameer Vann of BROCKHAMPTON, Rome Fortune, Heaven In Stereo and more rocking with us into the wee hours. Big up all our partners and sponsors VIBES, LNDRNRS, Prime, Dream Hotels, Silvercar and Nylon. See you next year! Check photos from Nikkolas Nguyen, Alli Schloeman after the jump and tag yourself in our full gallery on Facebook. Read More