FGTV hits Mixpak Studios in Greenpoint to talk with Jubilee about her voyage from Miami raver to globetrotting DJ and producer. Whether learning the ropes in a drum-n-bass basement or killing it at BBC Radio, Boiler Room and Red Bull Culture Clash today, Jubilee brings her unique style of fun to every set and original track. Watch in full at http://smarturl.it/FGTV to hear her story + dive into more episodes!
FGTV sits down with “all around cultural student” Brandon “Jinx” Jenkins to discover how he flipped his varied interests into a career in media and beyond. Get his insights on work, self-expression and growth, and watch more episodes at http://smarturl.it/FGTV
NYC DJ and producer Jesse Marco takes FGTV to his Off Record studio, a community hub for everyone from Princess Nokia and Ski Mask The Slump God to game changing producers Kenny Beats and Tony Seltzer. The space is an extension of Jesse’s wide-ranging artistic tastes, which may be best expressed thru his genreless Jesse And The Wolf project on Fool’s Gold. Listen close for a tease of upcoming single “Talk To Me,” and check more episodes at smarturl.it/fgtv.
FGTV goes uptown to link with Rsonist of The Heatmakerz, responsible for classic tracks for The Diplomats and an instantly recognizable, iconic bounce. Hear him talk Jamaican influences, how Todd Terry (!!!) gave him his start in the industry, the making of “Killa Cam” and much more.
Check out this great feature on the unlikely backstory of Jay Worthy, the MC of LNDN DRGS and (alongside G Perico and Cardo) one third of G-Worthy, the trio behind what LA Weekly calls “one of the year’s best gangsta rap records.” Listen to G-Worthy’s self titled debut and check them live at the Fool’s Gold DAY OFF ComplexCon takeover 11/4.
A-Trak and Tommy Trash “Lose My Mind” might be the funkiest track FG’s ever released. But did you know that French production hero Alex Gopher was the song’s secret weapon mix engineer? It’s a musical tidbit the guys are understandably proud of – and to help share it with you, Trizzy hit up the man himself for a little background on his musical roots, favorite synths, mixdown tricks and more. (For even more FG x AG action, peep his remix work on Kid Sister’s “Get Fresh” single from back in ’08.) Read on! Read More
Trizzy’s been hitting the Fool’s Gold Day Off promo trail hard! Grab his exclusive promo mix (and Q&A) on BuzzFeed, and check out his Hot97 interview and and Juan Epstein podcast with Peter Rosenberg and Cipha Sounds.
Leaf breaks down her background, musical vision and more for A-Trak in an exclusive interview for Saint Heron (accompanied by some great photos to boot!) Give it a read and check out Leaf’s Magnet Bitch EP at foolsgoldrecs.com/leaf. “Drama” video coming very soon…
Trizzy hit Chicago to sit down with RSVP Gallery for their new Q&A series. To celebrate, the RSVP crew created a mini Fool’s Gold collab capsule featuring a FG x RSVP tee in black and gold colorways and (in proper A-Trak fashion) a set of turntable slipmats. Watch the vid and grab the gear while it lasts! Read More
A-Trak and Diplo are brothers from another. Peep this Infinite Legroom interview for a look at the early days of their friendship, then go listen to Trizzy’s uncut Diplo & Friends mix from BBC Radio 1 Xtra on Soundcloud.