Fool’s Gold is the exclusive Brooklyn retailer for UK based hip-hop mag Viper, now in-stock at our storefront on 536 Metropolitan Ave and online. The debut issue features a bunch of Fool’s Gold related content, from a cover feature on Danny Brown collaborator Darq E Freaker, stories on World’s Fair’s Remy Banks and Loosies MC Gita, a GrandeMarshall fashion spread and much more. Highly recommended! Hand numbered edition of 100. Import, perfect bound, color, 50 pages. Read More
World’s Fair are back with a neon-lit video for Bastards Of The Party highlight “Sammy Sosa,” check out the bruising back alley cut above and download BOTP now! WF will be headlining Hot 97′s “Who’s Next” concert at SOBs on 11/21 with Ratking and more, get your tickets and we’ll check you there… Read More
Queens rap collective World’s Fair kick holes in speakers worldwide with their debut album Bastards Of The Party, available now for free download at foolsgoldrecs.com/worldsfair.
The album is a futuristic boom-bap collage from six truly unique crew MCs, seamlessly weaving party-crushing cuts like “B.O.T.P.” and “Get Out” alongside raw-nerve confessionals, late night rollers and straight up BARS. From the anthemic “96 Knicks” to the introspective closer “Blacklisted,” Bastards Of The Party is a self-assured, infinitely listenable mission statement heralding World’s Fair’s arrival as the new New York crew to watch.
World’s Fair continue to pay tribute to disgraced sports greats as only they can with “Sammy Sosa,” the latest track to be revealed from their upcoming Bastards Of The Party, out next week on FG. Peep the full tracklist after the jump and cop the free download of BOTP on 9/3.
In the words of great American Reggie Noble: PARTY PEOPLE, YOUR DREAMS HAVE NOW BEEN FULFILLED! We’ve reopened RSVPs for our gigantic “Day Off” party on Labor Day (9/2) at Williamsburg Park in Brooklyn, make sure to sign up while you can! We’ve also dropped the lineup for the official “Night Off” afterparty, kicking off down the street at Brooklyn Bowl with DJ sets from Sammy Bananas, High Klassified, Roofeo and Illuminati AMS and Bodega Bamz holding down hosting duties. Get tickets now at the BB website.Read More
Crack a beer and put one in the air… Queens rap collective World’s Fair unleash another cut off their razor-sharp debut Bastards Of The Party, out 9/3/13 on Fool’s Gold. Stay tuned for more BOTP treats as we lead up to the release.
Now on our fourth consecutive Labor Day, Fool’s Gold’s annual Day Off extravaganza is going to make history with our biggest lineup to date. Day Off unites the upper echelons of hip hop and electronic music in true New York style, including a rare appearance by hit makers Duck Sauce, FG’s own rap superstar Danny Brown, cult heroes A$AP Ferg and Migos and the critically acclaimed Run The Jewels (El-P and Killer Mike), alongside mysterious electro supergroup Unibros, label mainstays World’s Fair, GrandeMarshall, Party Supplies and Nick Catchdubs, streetwear dons #BEEN #TRILL, and more.
Having outgrown its previous Soho venue, the FREE bona fide festival is now planting its flag in the label’s own backyard at Williamsburg Park. If you’ve attended DAY OFF in previous years and turned up with the likes of Juicy J, French Montana, DJ Mehdi, Flatbush Zombies, Yelawolf and Chromeo, you’ll know this is the best way to end your summer (and the only way to enjoy a Monday).
The party doesn’t end there: the official NIGHT OFF afterparty will be just down the street at Brooklyn Bowl, starting at 11pm. Stay tuned for more announcements as Fool’s Gold expands the DAY OFF franchise to 3 more cities this fall!
This Saturday we’ll be hitting up Queens for the latest edition of MoMA PS1′s long running Warm Up series. If you came to check Just Blaze, Danny Brown, and Nick Catchdubs last summer, you already know how live it gets, and this weekend’s show is even bigger: our own World’s Fair rocking alongside NYC staples Jubilee & Star Eyes, London’s Darq E Freaker, BK’s Mr MFN eXquire, Roc Nation representative J Cole, rap superproducer Bangladesh, and Philly housemeister King Britt. Get tix now!Read More
The Fader just premiered World’s Fair’s first official video, “96 Knicks,” an off-season anthem for trash talkers, elbow throwers, and piss test failures worldwide. The Shomi Patwary-directed clip formally announces WF’s signing to Fool’s Gold as well as the Queens supergroup’s debut Bastards Of The Party, out September 3rd.
Following releases from the group’s individual members (including last year’s lauded mixtape Queens…Revisited from WF sub-group Children of the Night), Bastards Of The Party is the sound of New York’s best kept secret transforming into THE rap crew to watch, stealing your girl, smoking your weed, and stepping on your sneakers in the process. The world is theirs…
Prince Samo of World’s Fair comes thru with a visual for his Street Viceroy track “Flowers,” featuring fellow WF members Remy Banks and Maachew Bentley as well as Mr MFN eXquire and Goldie Glo. Check it and stay tuned for more raps from the World’s Fair crew very soon…