Remember the first time you moshed with A$AP Rocky? Raised a glass to Juicy J? Caught a contact from Danny Brown? Fool’s Gold’s annual DAY OFF extravaganza is the place where party legends are made… so we’re excited to announce that we’re back for 2014, bigger than ever!
This year Fool’s Gold’s very own festival expands to ticketed venues in Brooklyn, Toronto, Los Angeles, Atlanta and Miami, featuring a full day of the best in hip-hop and dance music from the label fam and beyond! We’re kicking things off in BK on September 1st with our most epic Labor Day lineup yet. FG hip-hop heavyweight Danny Brown, reigning NY street rap emperor French Montana, MPC maestro Araabmuzik, hard knock legends The Lox, future bass ambassadors Brenmar, Hoodboi and Shash’U, the coolest collection of new hip-hop heroes from World’s Fair to Yung Gleesh, and many, many more. Tickets go on sale this Tuesday, 7/15.
Check full lineups, dates and info at fgdayoff.com, and stay tuned as we announce more city details!
The last Day Off of 2013 was our best yet: the first ever Miami edition at Mana Wynwood, headlined by Miami mayor Trick Daddy and featuring sets from A-Trak, Flosstradamus, Dave 1 of Chromeo, Young Thug, Brenmar, Nick Catchdubs, Damaged Goods, Eskeerdo, and VERY special guests Danny Brown and Travi$ Scott. Peep what went down in the recap video above, and photo galleries from David Cabrera, Le Panda, XXL, Miami NewTimes and Frank151 (some of our favorites after the jump). We’ll see you next year! Read More
We celebrated six years of Fool’s Gold-ing with another legendary anniversary celebration last month, bringing a gang of friends and fam deep into Brooklyn to rock at SRB. The one and only Juvenile shut it down in true Nolia fashion, alongside Bodega Bamz (with Flatbush Zombies and some awesome PR / DR flags), World’s Fair, Brenmar, Nick Catchdubs, Party Supplies, GrandeMarshall, High Klassified, and surprise guests YG, Chinx Drugz and Rich Da Kid. Huge! Watch the recap video above and check out some photo galleries from Le Panda, Mel D Cole, Frank151 and Village Voice (some of our favorites after the jump). And while you’re at it, relive the night with a limited-edition 6 Year Anniversary tee, featuring Nick Gazin’s hysterical flyer art and the whole lineup on the back. Read More
All year long we’ve been hitting you with massive DAY OFF events… now, after showcasing everyone from Duck Sauce to A$AP Mob on Labor Day in Brooklyn, taking the party to Boulder for high altitude sets from the likes of Danny Brown and Carnage, and giving LA an unforgettable night with hometown heroes from DJ Quik to Schoolboy Q sharing the same stage, we’re taking the fam to Miami during Art Basel for our biggest DAY OFF yet.
Florida’s first ever Day Off goes down at Mana Wynwood Soundstage (Downtown) on Sunday, December 8th, headlined by Miami mayor Trick Daddy and featuring sets from A-Trak, Flosstradamus, Dave 1 of Chromeo, Young Thug, Brenmar, Nick Catchdubs, Damaged Goods, Eskeerdo, and special guests galore. The whole event is free with RSVP at foolsgoldrecs.com/dayoff. Don’t sleep!
Brooklyn! Lets get together and celebrate six sizzling years (and counting!) of Fool’s Gold being your favorite record label… On Friday, November 22nd we take over SRB Brooklyn for another legendary anniversary celebration with FG friends and fam. This year we’re bringing Juvenile up from New Orleans to rock alongside hometown heroes Bodega Bamz and Brenmar, FG’s own GrandeMarshall, Nick Catchdubs, Party Supplies, new Montreal beat king High Klassified, and (like we always do) special guests galore. Advance tickets are just $10 so act fast and cop at wantickets.com/fg6yr, we’ll see you on the 22nd!
The wait is over! Fool’s Gold’s inaugural rap compilation Loosies is out now on iTunes, featuring 22 new tracks curated by label founders A-Trak and Nick Catchdubs. The new music from FG family and friends around the country includes an insane “Piss Test” remix with Jim Jones, Flatbush Zombies, El-P and Flosstradamus, tracks from our own Danny Brown, GrandeMarshall, Donnis, Party Supplies and much, much more (preview tracks over at foolsgoldrecs.com/loosies).
You can also get Loosies on a limited edition cigarette-shaped USB drive with all the individual tracks, a continuous DJ mix from A-Trak and Nick, and digital liner notes, all packaged in a snazzy collector’s box. All FG webstore orders receive an instant digital download of the compilation via email, so you can bump Loosies while you wait for Mr Postman. Read More
The wait is over! Fool’s Gold’s inaugural rap compilation Loosies drops December 18th, featuring 22 new tracks curated by label founders A-Trak and Nick Catchdubs. The new music from FG family and friends around the country includes an insane “Piss Test” remix with Jim Jones, Flatbush Zombies, El-P and Flosstradamus, a new Casey Veggies / Chuck Inglish collab (watch the video above), tracks from our own Danny Brown, GrandeMarshall, Donnis, Party Supplies and much, much more – peep the entire tracklist after the jump!
Loosies will be available digitally from all retailers on 12/18, as well as on a limited edition cigarette-shaped USB drive direct from store.foolsgoldrecs.com and select stores. The package will also include a continuous DJ mix of all 22 songs from A-Trak and Nick Catchdubs. Read More
Hit up Beatport this second and grab “You Take Me Higher,” a joyous, totally infectious dance gem from Rogerseventytwo, the numerical gentleman currently riding high as half of TWR72, the duo behind techno hit “Future Tool” and remixes for Hey Today! (Kitsune) and Teki Latex (Sound Pellegrino).
Amazingly, this irresistible disco house singalong went unsigned for months and months until A-Trak (who had made it a staple of his live sets, both solo and as Duck Sauce with Armand Van Helden) snapped it up for Fool’s Gold. “You Take Me Higher” is finally ready to go from a fileshared DJ secret weapon to a true club anthem for the summer.
The single package includes a brand new, beefed-up mix of the title track, along with a futuristic, R&B inspired take from Brooklyn upstart Brenmar (Grizzly), and a massive, deep techno version by Italy’s NT89 (Southern Fried). And if that’s not enough, it all comes backed by two more Rogerseventytwo originals: the foot stomping “What You Wanna Be” alongside the synth chops and big room boom of “Future Funk.”
Check Rogerseventytwo rocking with us on July 8th as part of the FOOL’S GOLD TAKES PARIS megaparty going down at Grande Halle De La Villette with A-Trak, Chromeo and many more.