Posted on Sep 24th, 2014
Oh Canada! We threw our first ever international DAY OFF right in the heart of Toronto, bringing the turn up to Muzik Pool Bar with Danny Brown, A-Trak (accompanied by hometown OVO hero P. Reign), Lunice, Le1f, Tommy Kruise, Thugli, Nick Catchdubs, High Klassified and Sleepy Tom. If you were there, you got to share something special (big shout out to the kid who smuggled in Cool Ranch Doritos to give to Danny onstage during “Monopoly”) and if you weren’t, you can still catch up with this recap vid! Peep fgdayoff.com for details on a DAY OFF near you, and for more TO action, check out photo galleries and recaps from The Bass Collective, Aesthetic Magazine & BLARE, some of our favorites after the jump. Read More
Posted on Sep 18th, 2014
We say this after every Labor Day… but this year’s Day Off was our absolute craziest yet! Thousands of party people took over 50 Kent to rock with Fool’s Gold family and friends. The day brought sets from Danny Brown, French Montana, A-Trak, Araabmuzik, The Lox, Brenmar, Hoodboi B2B Falcons, Yung Gleesh, World’s Fair, Nick Catchdubs feat B.I.C., Shash’u, Black Dave, GrandeMarshall, Cakes Da Killa and Ruff Ryders young’n Lil Waah. And let’s not forget the surprise guests! French Montana brought out BK’s own Bobby Shmurda, while A-Trak surprised the crowd with Remy Ma, Cam’ron, A$AP Nast, iLoveMakonnen, and Travi$ Scott, and Black Dave repped for the home team with Smoke DZA. Desus & Mero held us down on the host tip with their bodega stand up (complete with assists from Rosenberg, Miss Info, Ebro and the Hot 97 crew). It was truly one for the books…
Watch our official recap and gaze on full photo galleries from Kirill Was Here, Mel D. Cole (Set 1 & Set 2),FRANK151, Nicky Digital, CMJ, Driven By Boredom, Societe Perrier, and Lyynks Music (as well as some Tumblr action from Mosaic New York, LIVETODESTROY, (7)Even, New NYer, CloudXI and Ralph Lorenzo). Peep some of our fave selects after the jump!
Big shouts to our sponsors G-Shock, Red Bull and The FADER. Grab your tickets now for the remaining DAY OFF shows in LA, ATL and Miami at fgdayoff.com. Read More
Posted on Sep 16th, 2014
It’s drink spillin’ time! Nick Catchdubs returns with new banger “Wuts That” featuring BX hooligans B.I.C., grab it on iTunes now (and everywhere else fine digital music is sold) alongside a breakbeat-heavy remix from Kraymer. Nick and B.I.C. tear down Webster Hall Studio this Friday (9/19) for the single release party, get your tix now. Catchdini will be also be performing solo at Fool’s Gold DAY OFF shows in LA and ATL, hit fgdayoff.com for all the details. And stay tuned for more music off Nick’s Smoke Machine LP as we get closer to its January ’15 release!
Posted on Sep 10th, 2014
FG co-founder Nick Catchdubs takes center stage with new single “Wuts That,” a trapped-out blast of knucklehead funk, laced with tongue-twister verses from Bronx gremlins B.I.C. (Bitches Is Crazy) following in the grand tradition of rap troublemakers from Tha Alkaholiks to A$AP Mob. Stream it now at The Fader and grab it on iTunes next Tuesday (9/16) backed with an uptempo remix from Australian breakbeat whiz Kraymer.
“Wuts That” sets the stage for Nick’s debut album Smoke Machine (out on FG in January ’15), an anything-goes collection of gleeful club collabs and oddball beats featuring guest spots from IAMSU, Heems, Troy Ave, MNDR, Roach Gigz and more.
Nick and B.I.C. will be performing live at Webster Hall on Friday, 9/19 for the “Wuts That” release party, and you can also see Catchdubs with Fool’s Gold family and friends at our massive Fools’ Gold DAY OFF events in Los Angeles (10/12), Atlanta (11/11) and Miami (12/7).
Posted on Sep 5th, 2014
DAY OFF NY was a blast this Monday, and those vibes are carrying us straight into our first ever Canadian DAY OFF, going down this Saturday (9/6) at Muzik Pool Bar in Toronto with A-Trak, Danny Brown, Lunice, Le1f, Tommy Kruise, Thugli, Nick Catchdubs, High Klassified, Sleepy Tom and surprise guests (you know how we do…)
There’s still time to get advance tickets at fgdayoff.com, and you can also purchase at the door. We’ll see you in The 6!
Posted on Sep 3rd, 2014
Nick Catchdubs offers up his unofficial remix of Ty Dolla $ign “Wood & Leather” for all you kind internet folks for FREE. It is a little taste of the sounds that the Catchdubs has been cooking up in the lab so be in the lookout for new music from him coming soon on FG. This Saturday 9/6 Nick will be hitting the Toronto Day Off party, info and tickets available over at FGDAYOFF.com!
Posted on Aug 31st, 2014
Your Labor Day plans are locked in! DAY OFF is going down this Monday, 9/1 at 50 Kent in Williamsburg. You still have a couple hours to pick up advance $20 tickets at fgdayoff.com (they’ll be $30 at the door) to come enjoy the show. And what a show it is!!! A-Trak officially announced his set alongside headliners Danny Brown and French Montana, three very big dogs doing their thing alongside Araabmuzik, The Lox, Brenmar, Hoodboi B2B Falcons, Yung Gleesh, World’s Fair, Nick Catchdubs feat B.I.C., Shash’u, Black Dave, GrandeMarshall, Cakes Da Killa and some VERY special guests! It’s an all-ages extravaganza you absolutely cannot miss.
Get advance tix while they last at fgdayoff.com and we’ll see you in BK Monday at 3pm!
Posted on Aug 27th, 2014
Our first ever Canadian DAY OFF gets popping in just over a week, with A-Trak, Danny Brown, Lunice and many more FG favorites throwing down in Toronto on Saturday, 9/6. We’ve moved the party to Muzik Pool Bar – all previously purchased tickets will be honored, and you can still hurry up and snag yours while they last at fgdayoff.com. Tim Hortons for everyone!
Posted on Aug 18th, 2014
Catchdini drops a bugged-out new dance mix appropriately titled “Dizzy” in advance of the upcoming FG Japan and DAY OFF shows. Filled with hyper, uptempo jams, unexpected remixes, and FG goodies like Boys Noize’s Danny Brown remix, it’s a turn up essential for club, car, cubicle and everywhere else. Grab it now on Nick’s SoundCloud.
Posted on Aug 15th, 2014
The DAY OFF party train keeps on rollin… we’ve already announced our lineups for NYC, Toronto and Los Angeles, but Fool’s Gold’s first ever ATL edition might be the craziest yet! Come party with trap supergroup Low Pros (aka A-Trak, Lex Luger, Metro Boomin and a Who’s Who of their hometown friends), FG’s resident rock star Danny Brown, G.O.O.D. Music scene-stealer Travi$ 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…)