Posted on Oct 3rd, 2013
It’s a family affair: Fool’s Gold honcho and DJ extraordinaire A-Trak is teaming up with protégé and rapper-of-the-year Danny Brown for the “Double Trouble” co-headline tour. Danny is making headlines everywhere for his acclaimed new album Old (in stores October 8th) and sold-out shows with Action Bronson and Trash Talk, while A-Trak has spent the summer headlining festivals around the globe and putting the finishing touches on his long awaited Duck Sauce album. The tour’s mix of DJ mayhem and Detroit grit starts November 8th and criss crosses the west coast for five dates including the second LA edition of Fool’s Gold’s annual, free DAY OFF party. “Double Trouble” features two party starters at the absolute top of their game, you don’t want to miss out! Read More
Posted on Sep 30th, 2013
It’s finally here… stream Danny Brown’s crazily-anticipated new album Old exclusively on Spotify. Danny’s 19 track magnum opus features guest appearances from A$AP Rocky, ScHoolboy Q, Freddie Gibbs, Purity Ring, Charli XCX, and more over production from the likes of A-Trak, Rustie, SKYWLKR and Paul White. A must-listen!
Preorder the album on iTunes for exclusive downloads of two tracks, and get the whole thing 10/8 (plus the “Dip” video!). Old will be available in-stores and on all digital services, and yes there will be vinyl too… stay tuned for a deluxe edition of the album on wax later this fall.
Posted on Sep 26th, 2013
FG put a giant exclamation point on the summer with our fourth-annual Labor Day extravaganza DAY OFF, bringing thousands of fans together at Williamsburg Park for a free, festival-caliber concert with everyone from Duck Sauce to Danny Brown, the entire A$AP Mob, A-Trak and Boys Noize joining forces as “Unibros,” Migos, Run The Jewels, surprise guests Action Bronson, Travis $cott and Mykki Blanco, and many, many more, it was another unforgettable FG event. But why stop there?
For the rest of the year, we’re literally bringing the show on the road, with free DAY OFF events going down each month in Boulder, Colorado on 10/13, Los Angeles on 11/10, and Miami this December. The Boulder show features A-Trak, Danny Brown, Carnage, Casey Veggies, Nick Catchdubs, gLAdiator, and special guests taking over the Balch Fieldhouse for an all-day party. RSVP now at foolsgoldrecs.com/dayoff. We’re also happy to announce that a limited amount of VIP tickets (with lots of bonuses including guaranteed entry and other show perks) can be purchased at wantickets.com/dayoff.
Stay tuned for more city lineup announcements, as well as details on NIGHT OFF afterparties in each city! Read More
Posted on Sep 19th, 2013
“Dip” is the first music video from Danny Brown’s hotly anticipated new album Old, a paranoid, psychedelic adventure shot in London and Paris by director Rollo Jackson (Hot Chip, Squarepusher) during Danny’s first European headlining tour this summer.
It’s a taste of the diverse, mind bending music in-store on the 19 track LP, which streams exclusively on Spotify 9/30 before hitting all digital and physical retailers 10/8. Preorder Old now on iTunes for exclusive downloads of “Side A (Old)” and “Kush Coma” feat A$AP Rocky and Zelooperz, and catch Danny tearing up North America with Action Bronson and Trash Talk on the “2 High 2 Die” tour. Read More
Posted on Sep 17th, 2013
Old is the anticipated new LP from Danny Brown, an emotionally-charged concept album as profound as it is profane. The 19 tracks are an intoxicating mix of Danny at his most experimental AND most accessible, balancing hip-hop grit with electronic club sonics and much, much more. Featuring guest appearances from A$AP Rocky, ScHoolboy Q, Freddie Gibbs, Purity Ring, Charli XCX, and more over production from the likes of A-Trak, Rustie, SKYWLKR and Paul White, Old is a psychedelic portrait of rap’s most vital and exciting new star.
The album will be streaming in full on Spotify 9/30, and available for purchase in stores and online 10/8. Head over to iTunes now and preorder Old to get two tracks for immediate download: “Side A (Old)” as heard in this teaser video, and “Kush Coma” feat A$AP Rocky and Zelooperz. Read More
Posted on Aug 28th, 2013
In the end I’m just a dirty old man with a pill in my mouth and my dick in my hand…
Danny Brown took to YouTube and unleashed the “ODB” video, an acid-soaked jam produced by Paul White and directed by RUFFMERCY. New album Old out 9/30, ya bastards.
Posted on Aug 27th, 2013
In the words of great American Reggie Noble: PARTY PEOPLE, YOUR DREAMS HAVE NOW BEEN FULFILLED! We’ve reopened RSVPs for our gigantic “Day Off” party on Labor Day (9/2) at Williamsburg Park in Brooklyn, make sure to sign up while you can! We’ve also dropped the lineup for the official “Night Off” afterparty, kicking off down the street at Brooklyn Bowl with DJ sets from Sammy Bananas, High Klassified, Roofeo and Illuminati AMS and Bodega Bamz holding down hosting duties. Get tickets now at the BB website. Read More
Posted on Aug 26th, 2013
Danny Brown lends his signature Danny-ness to a Jake One remix of Portugal, The Man’s “Evil Friends,” which you can stream on their Soundcloud. It’s a burner for sure, but the day’s biggest Danny news comes in the form of a tweet confirming the September 30th release date for his long-awaited album Old. Much more on THAT one very soon…
Posted on Aug 20th, 2013
Next month, Danny Brown, Action Bronson and Trash Talk are hitting the road for the sure-to-be-legendary “2 High 2 Die” tour, a Wrestlemania-worthy collection of talent elbow dropping off the top turnbuckle directly into your heart. Check out the dates and rock with the boys when they hit a town near you… Read More
Posted on Aug 15th, 2013
Now on our fourth consecutive Labor Day, Fool’s Gold’s annual Day Off extravaganza is going to make history with our biggest lineup to date. Day Off unites the upper echelons of hip hop and electronic music in true New York style, including a rare appearance by hit makers Duck Sauce, FG’s own rap superstar Danny Brown, cult heroes A$AP Ferg and Migos and the critically acclaimed Run The Jewels (El-P and Killer Mike), alongside mysterious electro supergroup Unibros, label mainstays World’s Fair, GrandeMarshall, Party Supplies and Nick Catchdubs, streetwear dons #BEEN #TRILL, and more.
Having outgrown its previous Soho venue, the FREE bona fide festival is now planting its flag in the label’s own backyard at Williamsburg Park. If you’ve attended DAY OFF in previous years and turned up with the likes of Juicy J, French Montana, DJ Mehdi, Flatbush Zombies, Yelawolf and Chromeo, you’ll know this is the best way to end your summer (and the only way to enjoy a Monday).
The party doesn’t end there: the official NIGHT OFF afterparty will be just down the street at Brooklyn Bowl, starting at 11pm. Stay tuned for more announcements as Fool’s Gold expands the DAY OFF franchise to 3 more cities this fall!
RSVP now at foolsgoldrecs.com/dayoff and stay tuned for more…