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$AP Rocky, Run The Jewels, Juicy J, Young Thug, French Montana and many others. Read More
Our first ever Atlanta DAY OFF was start to finish party insanity. Danny Brown and Travi$ 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
Thugger and LaFlame connected at Fool’s Gold DAY OFF ATL for a very rare performance, check out our “Live From The Pit” footage of the first ever performance of “Skyfall” for a peek at the insanity! Don’t miss the last DAY OFF of 2014 in Miami on 12/7, get tickets and info at fgdayoff.com
Fool’s Gold Day Off is all about surprises… check our raw “Live From The Pit” footage of Travi$ Scott bringing out Big Sean as his special guest in LA yesterday as they wild out to new banger “IDFWU,” and stay tuned for our official recap vid featuring ALL the madness that went down when Day Off took over Los Angeles! Don’t miss our upcoming DAY OFF parties in Atlanta (11/1) and Miami (12/7), get tickets and info at fgdayoff.com.
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…
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…)
Fool’s Gold’s very own DAY OFF festival continues to psych up party people around the country with the announcement of this year’s Los Angeles lineup, headlined by label heroes A-Trak and Danny Brown, rising rap trailblazers Vic Mensa (in his first LA performance) and Travi$ Scott, a very rare Invisibl Skratch Piklz reunion featuring Q-Bert, Mixmaster Mike, D-Styles and Shortkut, Death Row legend Kurupt, plus DJ sets from Hoodboi, Nick Catchdubs, Kittens, and (as always) special guests galore.
It all goes down Sunday, October 12th at the Shrine Expo Hall and Grounds (same place as last year’s bash). Get info and tickets at fgdayoff.com and check the packed lineups for DAY OFFs in New York and Toronto (Atlanta and Miami, you’re next!). Ticket Code = GOLD
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$AP Ferg, PeeWee Longway and Que, EP 1 is a basstravaganza that takes trap sounds into outer space. Download and turn up (and check out sick new Low Pros tees at store.foolsgoldrecs.com)!
Tacos, tequila, tinnitus… SXSW traditions run deep! But fans in the know look forward to the annual Fool’s Gold bash more than anything else. It’s not a showcase, it’s a party! For this year’s edition, we’ve got the debut live performance of Low Pros (aka A-Trak and Lex Luger) with crazy special guests including Migos, Travi$ 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!