After making waves with their debut Fool’s Gold EP last spring, Low Pros, the production supergroup led by DJ hero A-Trak (currently riding high with Billboard Top 10 Dance/Electronic smash “Out The Speakers,” featured in Mountain Dew’s Superbowl commercial) and trap architect Lex Luger returns with the new single “Who Wanna Play.” ATL upstart Que (“OG Bobby Johnson”) barks anthemic bars over a thumping, BPM flipping beat that A-Trak and Lex cooked up with Atlanta’s reigning beatsmiths Metro Boomin and Sonny Digital (Young Thug, Makonnen, Travi$ Scott) and bass maven Brillz, setting the tempo for 2015 and beyond. The accompanying music video from Kanye West collaborator Nate Brown and Gustavo “Kidmograph” Torres is just as next level, re-imagining sci-fi classics like Blade Runner, Akira, and Mad Max for the WorldStar generation.
Our first ever Atlanta DAY OFF was start to finish party insanity. Danny Brown and Travi$ Scott? TI and Young Thug? Low Pros and damn near every awesome young ATL rapper in the game? If u guessed it… u was motherfuggin right. Watch our official recap vid for a lil snapshot of the vibes, and get tix for the last DAY OFF of 2014 in Miami on 12/7 at fgdayoff.
We got photos too, peep Mel D Cole’s amazing VillageSlum.com galleries here and here, as well as a sick full set at OhSnapKid. Check out some of our favorites after the jump. Read More
Production supergroup Low Pros (A-Trak & Lex Luger) and G.O.O.D. Music artist of the year Travi$ Scott dive into the matrix for their artfully trippy “100 Bottles” music video, directed by acclaimed multimedia artists Nate Brown (Kanye West, Jay-Z, Beyoncé) and Gustavo Torres (aka Kidmograph). Further establishing Low Pros’ striking visual identity, the clip follows a semi-android Travi$ stumbling through a grisly, glitchy metropolis.
While A-Trak & Lex prepare the follow up to their debut Fool’s Gold release EP 1, fans can catch a rare live performance from Travi$ and the Low Pros collective at Fool’s Gold Day Off Atlanta on Saturday, 11/1 alongside Danny Brown, new ATL stars ILoveMakonnen, Que and OG Maco, and many more. Get Low Pros EP 1 on iTunes now and get tickets and info for Day Off Atlanta at fgdayoff.comRead More
This exclusive Spotify playlist features 20 of the hardest tracks from Low Pros, the production collective of A-Trak and Lex Luger with Metro Boomin, High Klassified, Brillz and a Who’s Who of their rappin ‘n trappin friends. Featuring LP originals alongside some of the producers’ (and their guests’) most iconic hits, it’s an essential turn-up playlist that will get you in the mood for Low Pros’ headline set at Fool’s Gold Day Off Atlanta on Saturday, November 11th (on sale now at fgdayoff.com). Also buy the Low Pros EP1 on iTunes and Low Pros tees now! Follow Fool’s Gold on Spotify.
The DAY OFF party train keeps on rollin… we’ve already announced our lineups for NYC, Toronto and Los Angeles, but Fool’s Gold’s first ever ATL edition might be the craziest yet! Come party with trap supergroup Low Pros (aka A-Trak, Lex Luger, Metro Boomin and a Who’s Who of their hometown friends), FG’s resident rock star Danny Brown, G.O.O.D. Music scene-stealer Travi$ Scott, and “OG Bobby Johnson” hit man Que, alongside ATL’s own Heroes x Villains and Bosco, party smashers Tropkillaz and Brenmar, Atlanta rap legend Fabo and current man of the party iLoveMakonnen, FG co-founder Nick Catchdubs, mixtape king DJ Spinz and special guests galore!
It all goes down Saturday, November 1st at Masquerade Music Park. Get info and buy your tickets at fgdayoff.com and check the packed lineups for DAY OFFs in New York, Toronto and Los Angeles as well. (Lineup announcement for the final FGDO in Miami on December 7th coming soon…)
Low Pros’ debut EP1 is out today on iTunes featuring new amped-up remixes from gLAdiator and TWRK (as well as exclusive unreleased instrumentals) for maximum low end enjoyment. The supergroup of A-Trak and Lex Luger linked in Atlanta for non-stop recording sessions with fellow producers Metro Boomin (Future, YG), Brillz and FG’s very own High Klassified, then enlisted everyone from new-school superstar Young Thug to dirty south legend Juvenile to add their magic to the mix. The results take the trap sound Lex literally invented into outer space, raising the bar for hip-hop and electronic productions alike. Grab the EP on iTunes now (and represent in your very own Low Pros tees from store.foolsgoldrecs.com).
After teasing tracks with Young Thug, Travi$ Scott, Juvenile and more, A-Trak and Lex Luger have finally unleashed their full Low Pros EP 1, available now at foolsgoldrecs.com/lowpros.
Featuring production from Trizzy and Lex alongside High Klassified, Metro Boomin and Brillz, and guest spots from A$AP Ferg, PeeWee Longway and Que, EP 1 is a basstravaganza that takes trap sounds into outer space. Download and turn up (and check out sick new Low Pros tees at store.foolsgoldrecs.com)!
The Fader linked up with A-Trak at his crib in Williamsburg to talk stereo systems for Sonos’ “At Home With” series. Check it out and grab the new TWRK remix of Low Pros & Juvenile’s “Muscle” that soundtracks the piece.
Nah Right just premiered the latest banger from the Low Pros lab, “Muscle” feat Juvenile, produced by A-Trak and Lex Luger with Metro Boomin and High Klassified. Check it out and stay tuned for more LP mayhem very soon…
Tacos, tequila, tinnitus… SXSW traditions run deep! But fans in the know look forward to the annual Fool’s Gold bash more than anything else. It’s not a showcase, it’s a party! For this year’s edition, we’ve got the debut live performance of Low Pros (aka A-Trak and Lex Luger) with crazy special guests including Migos, Travi$ Scott, and Que, 100s, Black Atlass, Nick Catchdubs, gLAdiator, World’s Fair, Treasure Fingers, GrandeMarshall, DaVinci & Sweet Valley, Smalltown DJs and more. It all goes down on Friday, 3/14 at Empire Garage (606 E. 7th St) in Austin, TX as part of the Austin Party Weekend series of trailblazing label showcases. The Fool’s Gold party is free with SXSW badge, and there will be limited $10 tickets available at the door. Check austinpartyweekend.com for all the info, and we’ll see you there!