The Echoplex was the place to be last month, with the Fool’s Gold crew taking over the Check Yo Ponytail party for a night of raps, revelry and BRUISER MOTHERFUCKIN BRIGADE! Danny Brown headlined a night that also featured Kid Sister (backed by Sinden and J2K of Flosstradamus), Main Attrakionz, Party Supplies and Thee Mike B. Check out Spin’s gallery of shots by Nathaniel Turner, a bunch of Shadowscene flicks, video of Schoolboy Q coming out for “Blunt After Blunt,” as well as a megacollection of photos and videos from our homie Glenjamn! Peep more from him after the jump.
If that’s not enough, check the party on NBC tonight when Danny makes his network television debut on Last Call With Carson Daly, airing tonight (well, Thursday morning if you want to get technical) at 1:35 am after Jimmy Fallon. Set them TiVOs. Read More
Donnis’ Snack Pack series continues to hit you with that BASS! Check out his latest, including a track with IAMSU and Jay Ant, the “Hoes” joint he teased in the last Snack Pack, and another quick video (above) for a Juicy J collab. Joints galore…. download here and stream after the jump. Read More
The enormous Bart B More remix of Cubic Zirconia’s “Take Me High” has quickly become a DJ favorite (peep Diplo opening Holy Ship! with it and dropping on his radio show), and the band loves it too. So much, in fact, that they decided to film a video for the remix, with frontwoman Tiombe Lockhart once again pulling double duty on both sides of the camera to direct.
Watch it up top, grab the remix on iTunes or Beatport, and check more CZ vids (and Tiombe’s directorial tips) here.
Cubic Zirconia will be playing their first hometown show of the new year (and their first since opening SBTRKT’s sold-out Music Hall Of Williamsburg gig) on Saturday, February 4th at Drom. They’ll be shooting another vid there as well, so look sharp! We’ll see you there. Read More
Flosstradamus have been working with a bunch of MCs lately, including young Chicago rhymer Calez. Check out his video for the Floss-produced “Intermission” above. After the jump, peep ShowYouSuck over their “Original Don” remix (for more of that particular combo, Floss also produced “All Loc Everything” on SYS’s last mixtape). Read More
Bay Areaaaaa! This jam is taken off Kool A.D. of Das Racist’s Palm Wine Drinkard mixtape, featuring our homie Trackademicks, Mondreman of Main Attrakionz and Dope G. For more FG x DR collabs, check Danny Brown’s verse on “You Have to Ride the Wave” off Heems’ new mixtape Nehru Jackets.
The Fool’s Gold x LTD Holiday Party last month (time flies!) was another one for the books, a hyperactive affair featuring music from Texas hero OG Ron C, Just Blaze, The Brothers Macklovitch and Nick Catchdubs, Danny Brown in formalwear and moshing A$APs galore.
Get ready to get blazed with Alabama bad boy Jackie Chain and our own Nick Catchdubs when their After Hours mixtape hits on 2/7. You may have already heard the late night bleeps of “Molly” and “Night Is Young” (featuring Freddie Gibbs and fellow FG representative Maggie Horn of Telephoned), but the final project has even more in store. To hear Catchdini tell it:
“I went into the tape thinking that we would just record a bunch of stuff like “Molly” over more electronic production, but what ended up coming together over the months ended up feeling way more like Jackie’s own signature sound: super melodic and diverse music to ride to. G shit, country shit… it left me free to just pick and chose the stuff I liked from a DJ standpoint and connect the dots.”
Check the cover art after the jump, as well as a new video for “Molly” that Jackie and Co shot during the Fool’s Gold / iheartcomix “Past Yo Bedtime” party at a mall in Austin during last SXSW. Read More
Savvy listeners will remember Donnis’ “Snack Pack” series, where he dropped new jams, freestyles and videos (like his awesome take on “Clermont Lounge”) for the internets to eat up every few weeks. Well, he’s back at it. And in advance of his forthcoming record on Fool’s Gold, Donnis has dropped the first 2012 edition of the Snack Pack, featuring new tracks “Wanna Be Bad” and “Gimme,” as well as a teaser clip of “Hoes,” directed by Hi 5 Collective. It’s party time again…