Next Tuesday (10/25) A-Trak, DJ Premier, Stretch Armstrong and the X-Ecutioners will get together at Brooklyn Bowl to pay tribute to the life of their beloved friend and fellow DJ, Grand Master Roc Raida. Suffice it to say, this is a night that is not to be missed. Get your tickets now, all proceeds will benefit Roc Raida’s family. Meanwhile, read A-Trak’s remembrances of Roc Raida on his blog and in this Q&A with Noz.
If you were up on your FG Twitter last night, you would have known to tune into WNYU 89.1 FM to check A-Trak guesting live on DJ Eclipse’s Halftime Show, which was celebrating its 11th Anniversary. Other guests include Primo, Da Beatminerz, and Tony Touch, all dropping that real schittt: crazy rarities, homemade clean radio edits, and (of course) lots of wicky wickies! Stream the archived broadcast here. Also Nick says “Go Bobcats!”
This past Friday we had our 2nd annual Fool’s Gold holiday jam. Even with a NYC blizzard in full effect all day, the true believers came out to party with the FG fam and our special guests DJ Premier and Cipha Sounds. Kid Sister and Trackademicks cut it up on the dancefloor, Daniel LA Riots and Linus JOTS were spotted with Pepsi-n-Hennessy coctails in hand, Primo dropped “Hold It Now Hit It,” and a festive time was had by all. (Dust swears he saw Macaulay Culkin in the mix but I don’t believe him he needs more people).
Like we always do at this time… it’s the return of the annual Fool’s Gold holiday party!
This year we teamed up with Pepsi Proper to bring you the “Friends & Family Holiday Bash,” featuring the legend DJ Premier and the big dawg pitbull Cipha Sounds, along with tag-team DJ sets from FG’s own Nick Catchdubs and Sammy Bananas and The Brothers Macklovitch. NOT TO BE MISSED! Come through and close out an amazing 2008 with all of us.
The party is completely free with RSVP, and it’s going down this Friday (12.19) at Twelve/21 in NYC aka the old Sound Factory aka Cheetah (“from Club Cheetah, to Club Amnesia, Peanuts in LA, bubblin in Dublin,” yes that one). Full address and info after the jump.
This is dope for so many reasons. Don’t forget that Dave produced (and I scratched on) the “Cult Leader” joint on Non Phixion’s first album. I love when Premier says “Necro, you crazy motherfuckin’ psycho fuckin’ killer producer.”