Category: Announcements

Fool’s Gold 10 Year Anniversary

Posted on Apr 18th, 2017

Iconic New York indie label Fool’s Gold (that’s us) spent the past decade smashing hip hop and electronic scenes together. Now it celebrates with a full year of events that take the imprint’s DIY, party-starting spirit to the next level. Founded by DJs A-Trak and Nick Catchdubs in 2007, Fool’s Gold has defined a generation of North American electronic and hip hop music: when Kid Cudi hit your MySpace top 8, Duck Sauce soundtracked your first festival, and Danny Brown shoved you face first into the outer limits of rap, the FG logo was right behind it, armed with a devotion to fresh talent and new sounds. Read More

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Black Atlass Guestlist

Posted on Oct 18th, 2016

Black Atlass’ debut Fool’s Gold LP Haunted Paradise remains the perfect moody soundtrack for this fall and beyond. He’s keeping the vibe going with a new Spotify playlist featuring album cuts alongside favorite (and unexpected!) inspirations ranging from Radiohead to Eminem. Check out the premiere + interview on Teen Vogue.

Fool’s Gold x Know Wave “Pyrite Radio” Episode 4

Posted on Sep 2nd, 2016

The squad recuperates after a massive DAY OFF hangover! Topics include what to do when a helicopter lands where your stage is supposed to go, how to deal with unsolicited in-store freestyles, and tips on avoiding The Zika. Oh yeah, plus live DAY OFF NYC recordings from Lil Yachty, MadeinTYO and Juelz Santana, alongside all the fresh PYRITE RADIO picks you already know to look forward to. Tracklist after the jump! Read More

Fool’s Gold DAY OFF NY Tomorrow!

Posted on Aug 19th, 2016

DAY OFF NYC is tomorrow! Don’t get caught without tickets for Migos, Juelz Santana, A-Trak & Friends, Lil Yachty and many, many, MANY more! Peep the set times below and get the last remaining tix at fgdayoff.com. We’ll see you on the east side at the 34th St Heliport, rain or shine!

If you’re driving, reserve a spot at http://bit.ly/2aT8dDd and enter code DAYOFFNYC for reduced parking!

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Fool’s Gold x Know Wave “Pyrite Radio” Episode 3

Posted on Aug 17th, 2016

With their massive DAY OFF NYC show only a few days away, Fool’s Gold founders A-Trak and Nick Catchdubs take PYRITE RADIO to a new level of jams and jokes. The duo hit FG’s Brooklyn store to tackle society’s pressing issues: bootleg Seinfeld merch, LA dating, Gucci Mane’s pantry, whether or not The Killers were any good, stealing snacks from will.i.am, and of course, Juicero™. Tune in and get loose. (Shout to Pedro on the vibes and Ysa Perez on the snaps!)

Fool’s Gold x Know Wave “Pyrite Radio” Episode 2

Posted on Aug 3rd, 2016

PYRITE RADIO returns! Fresh slaps, deep cuts and hot nonsense courtesy of Nick Catchdubs and friends at the Fool’s Gold store in Brooklyn. This week we learn about Pokemon on Metropolitan Ave and 50 Cent’s car, while Meyhem Lauren stops in on a break from tour to talk about his rap catalogue, fine silks, and graceful dance moves. Play loudRead More

Fool’s Gold x Know Wave “Pyrite Radio” Episode 1

Posted on Jul 19th, 2016

Get loose with the debut episode of PYRITE RADIO on Know Wave. Records and banter direct from the back of the Fool’s Gold store. Ep 1 features Nick, Pat & Sklover talking about RoboCop’s car, Twisted Sister, and Idris Elba DJ sets while playing tunes from the FG fam (Leaf, Mayhem Lauren, G Worthy) and other favs, new and old. We’ll keep you posted on the next broadcast soon! Read More

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