After teasing you with date and city announcements (and selling out earlybird tickets before revealing a single act), we’re psyched to release lineups for this year’s edition of FOOL’S GOLD DAY OFF events, hitting Los Angeles, Atlanta, New York, Miami and Austin starting August 29th.
Label founders A-Trak and Nick Catchdubs have once again curated North America’s most culturally resonant festival. Who else brings together street rap royalty Meek Mill (currently riding high with the #1 album in the country), UK grime icon Skepta and underground superstars Flatbush Zombies? Who can showcase EDM favorites Flosstradamus and Alison Wonderland alongside nu-millennial MCs D.R.A.M. and Post Malone? Top it off with fresh label signings Rome Fortune, ManMan Savage, Bosco, Leaf, Hoodboi, Falcons and Shash’U and you’ve got an eclectic and electrifying lineup, in true Fool’s Gold style.
“DAY OFF is our culture. It’s where the full scope of Fool’s Gold comes together, it’s everything we represent. It doesn’t belong to one scene or another: DAY OFF is generational. We’ve watched it grow, step by step, with pride. I can’t wait to pull some more surprises this year!” – A-Trak
Tickets for all five DAY OFF events are available now at fgdayoff.com, along with recap videos and photos from the last five years of FGDO shows, featuring Danny Brown, A$AP Rocky, Run The Jewels, Juicy J, Young Thug, French Montana and many others. Read More
A-Trak and the FG fam turned Montreal waaaaaay up during MURAL festival. Peep the recap of the first-ever FOOL’S GOLD HOMECOMING, with Trizzy getting down alongside Lunice, Post Malone, STWO, Shash’U, Nick Catchdubs, High Klassified, Simahlak, Dave Luxe, and a crowd of MTL’s livest. Check some photos from PartyWithSylvain after the jump… we’ve got a full gallery up on our FB as well (word to Bono!) and if you missed out in person, you can still rep with a French Canadian FG poutine tee (really). Read More
“People often ask me about my musical influences,” says Shash’U. “Here is a playlist for an answer. Vibe to this!” Check out his “These Made Me” Playlist on Spotify and to see those influences in action, pick up Shash’U’s PWRFNK and Thru Da Night EPs on double vinyl (with poster!) from the FG store.
This Sunday (6/14) we’re taking over Montreal for Fool’s Gold Homecoming at MURAL fest! Get your tickets now to see A-Trak, Rome Fortune, Post Malone, STWO, Shash’U, Nick Catchdubs, High Klassified, Simahlak and Dave Luxe in the land of poutine. Peep the FB event page for more info.
Shash’u is hitting the road! Check him at Paris Social Club tomorrow night, and a bunch of Canadian jammies (including Fool’s Gold Homecoming!) throughout June. To get you in the zone, bump some recent cuts from Shash’s SC and catch up on his back-to-back Fool’s Gold EPs PWRFNK and Thru Da Night at foolsgoldrecs.com/shashu – the double vinyl set is en route as we speak…
A-Trak and the Fool’s Gold family return to Montreal for a block-party blowout during MURAL festival on Sunday, June 14th. Get your tickets now for FOOL’S GOLD HOMECOMING and come party with Trizzy alongside hip-hop trailblazers Rome Fortune and Post Malone, Paris beat hero STWO, FG’s own Shash’U, Nick Catchdubs and High Klassified, and MTL champs Simahlak and Dave Luxe. Peep the FB event page for more info!
A-Trak’s anthem “Push” gets supercharged with three new versions from Mak & Pasteman, Patrick Hagenaar and René LaVice joining the still-banging original and remixes from The Chainsmokers, DallasK, Cazzette, GANZ and Shash’U. Hands in the air! Get all the versions now on iTunes or stream on Spotify. Limited edition white vinyl (featuring the original and remixes from DallasK, GANZ and Shash’U) is also available from store.foolsgoldrecs.com… act fast!
Miami! Each time we rock with ya it gets better and better. Check out the recap vid of our 2015 label showcase at Grand Central featuring A-Trak (with Chromeo bros in tow!), Martin Solveig, Tommy Trash, gLAdiator, Brenmar, Salva, Anna Lunoe, Nick Catchdubs, Shash’U, Sluggers and our surprise guest Tchami. Peep photo galleries from Jake Pierce and RaRa Photgraphy on Facebook, we posted some of our favorite shots after the jump. Read More
Attention aesthetes! We teamed up with Brooklyn Museum to program music for their annual dance party at the 5th Annual Brooklyn Artists Ball fundraising gala. It’s going down Wednesday, April 15 at the Brooklyn Museum, with honorees including retiring museum director Arnold Lehman and contemporary artists Takashi Murakami, Kiki Smith, and the late Jean-Michel Basquiat. FG’s freshest signings – NYC rapper Leaf, Atlanta singer / songwriter BOSCO and Montreal DJ / producer Shash’U – will entertain for the evening, alongside a set from label co-founder Nick Catchdubs. Get tickets here, we’ll also be giving some away on our socials as it gets closer to the event. Read More