Meyhem Lauren joins the Fool’s Gold family with “Money In My Pocket.” The first single off his Piatto D’Oro LP, “Money” is top-shelf Laurenovich, featuring classic New York tough talk over a wildly catchy saloon piano beat from Farhot. Premiered on The Fader, the holiday-themed video from director Calmatic (Kendrick Lamar, Vic Mensa, OverDoz) puts Meyhem’s rugged charisma front and center, capturing the Queens MC spreading joy to the people as only he can. Grab “Money In My Pocket” on iTunes!
GrandeMarshall makes All Conditions Gear music for real ones around the globe. His new Fool’s Gold album My Brothers Keeper is filled with unbreakable cuts like “PULLUP’S THEME,” now immortalized with an appropriately rugged video ready for winter and beyond. Shot in North Philadelphia by director Kumasi Sadiki (mastermind behind streetwear outpost The Good Company), the city’s toughest rides provide a backdrop for Grande’s self-assured bars: You ain’t gon’ get it with your hand out / We put in work and made it happen. “PULLUP’S THEME” is the soundtrack to lace up and get yours. Premiered on HotNewHipHop, watch “PULLUP’S THEME” and listen to My Brother’s Keeper now.
Trizzy puts a new spin on his big tune by enlisting some of dance music’s freshest for a new remix package. Cory Enemy and Syre provide a sunglasses-ready tropical take, while Paris hotshot Dombresky goes heavy and dark in advance of his debut EP on Fool’s Gold in 2016. eSQUIRE cranks up the pianos on a feel-good “Houselife” remix, and JayKode brings ultra-melodic trap energy to his version. Newcomers STFU and longtime FG fam Willy Joy crank up the bass on their respective remixes to close out the EP on a high note. Fall down and turn up! Listen to We All Fall Down Remixeshere.
Doll parts! Follow directors Lena Greene and Lorraine Nicholson behind the scenes of the insane stop-motion universe they’ve created for Tommy Trash’s Luv U Giv EP, out now on Fool’s Gold. Their three-part music video epic features cannibal babes, decapitated sailors, and even a cameo from A-Trak (inside a whale’s belly!) Premiered on Billboard, watch the BTS and learn more about two visionaries who’ve created a bizarro island world that we’re proud to be marooned on. Make sure to watch the full trilogy after the jump!
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Alvin Risk takes another leap into the unexpected with his new release “Beastmode” on Fool’s Gold. The title track is a moody, hybrid jam built around insane vocals from Odd Future’s Hodgy Beats, constantly morphing breakbeats, and what might just be a late contender for the year’s craziest bassline. Premiered on Complex, listen to Beastmode now!
Meyhem Lauren is a true school Queens, New York original. After dropping outerboro knowledge jewels around the globe on tour with Action Bronson, he’s back home and repping harder than ever with the upcoming free album Piatto D’Oro on Fool’s Gold.
Premiered by Stereogum, “Bonus Round” is a taste of what’s in store: smoothed out samples and knucklehead raps (“whole squad tatted up like Yakuza / we ain’t worried ‘bout getting jobs, you fuckin’ loser”) from a Who’s Who of NY rap royalty: Mey, Action, Long Island legend Roc Marciano and king of outros Big Body Bes. Stay tuned for more gems off Piatto D’Oro in the coming weeks!