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!
Posted on Sep 12th, 2014
Shash'U remixes Chromeo's "Lost On The Way Home" into a two-steppin', power funk ballad with just the right amount of sexy. Stream it below, check out tour dates after the jump & download Draft Picks ’14!
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 26th, 2014
Power up with Shash’U’s futuristic-BBoy remix of Danny Brown! Shash’U dropped this tune in his Boiler Room set and is now offering it up for FREE DOWNLOAD. So allow this boogie master to take you on a journey straight into the center of the PWRFNK. Catch Shash’U AND Danny Brown LIVE this Labor Day Monday 9/1 at our NY DAY OFF! Buy your remaining tickets at FGDAYOFF.com!
Posted on Aug 20th, 2014
Shash’U blesses Flosstradmus with the PWRFNK. The Montreal producer remixes Floss’ “Mosh Pit” into a super charged beat driven track that is fully energized, ready to shatter the dancefloor. Power up and download “Thru Da Night” in our Draft Picks ’14 BitTorrent bundle. Be sure to catch Shash’U at the this years NY Day Off on 9/1, buy your tickets now! Also cop the new Flosstradmus x Najeeb Shiekh Drawstring Shorts!
Posted on Aug 14th, 2014
The PWRFNK master Shash’U chats with ILS Magazine about his next level brand of beats, his Montreal roots and breakdance culture. Stream Shash’U’s “Thru Da Night” below and download the track as part of the Draft Picks ’14 BitTorrent bundle. Also catch Shash’U at the this years NY Day Off on 9/1, buy your tickets now!
Posted on Jul 31st, 2014
While the music industry lounges through another off-season of vacation days and long weekends, Fool’s Gold has spent their summer adding a brand-new roster of DJ / producer superstars to the team. DRAFT PICKS announces this formidable squad to the world in the form of a free, downloadable BitTorrent Bundle of mp3s and digital collector cards for each artist (complete with highlight stats and stick of gum!).
From fresh finds and SoundCloud phenoms to established talents making big-league creative leaps, DRAFT PICKS features the most exciting and diverse lineup of DJs and producers currently working, all united together under the FG umbrella. Where else would Salva’s hyper club hybrids make sense against Shash’U’s “power funk”? TroyBoi’s widescreen trap epics vs Giraffage’s Tumblr-ready dreamscapes? Brenmar’s bass-fueled r&b hand in hand with High Klassified’s next level head nodders? Hoodboi’s frenetic remixes next to gLAdiator’s festival anthems? DRAFT PICKS is a 360 dunk of next-level dance music stopping all questions in their tracks.
Download DRAFT PICKS music and more at foolsgoldrecs.com/draftpicks, and see these artists live at all the Fool’s Gold DAY OFF events this year in New York, Toronto, Los Angeles, Atlanta and Miami. Check fgdayoff.com for full lineups and ticket info. Read More
Posted on Jul 15th, 2014
Remember the first time you moshed with A$AP Rocky? Raised a glass to Juicy J? Caught a contact from Danny Brown? Fool’s Gold’s annual DAY OFF extravaganza is the place where party legends are made… so we’re excited to announce that we’re back for 2014, bigger than ever!
This year Fool’s Gold’s very own festival expands to ticketed venues in Brooklyn, Toronto, Los Angeles, Atlanta and Miami, featuring a full day of the best in hip-hop and dance music from the label fam and beyond! We’re kicking things off in BK on September 1st with our most epic Labor Day lineup yet. FG hip-hop heavyweight Danny Brown, reigning NY street rap emperor French Montana, MPC maestro Araabmuzik, hard knock legends The Lox, future bass ambassadors Brenmar, Hoodboi and Shash’U, the coolest collection of new hip-hop heroes from World’s Fair to Yung Gleesh, and many, many more. Tickets go on sale this Tuesday, 7/15.
Check full lineups, dates and info at fgdayoff.com, and stay tuned as we announce more city details!