A helicopter couldn’t stop DAY OFF! We lost our original venue a few hours before showtime, but the squad made it happen in Queens for one of our most unforgettable shows yet. Migos, A-Trak and Friends (including MadeinTYO, A.Chal, Wiki and more), Lil Yachty, Juelz Santana, Gaslamp Killer, Dave East, Nick Catchdubs, Meyhem Lauren, Leaf, Eauxzown and more put it down all day long. (Shout out to our Brunch Bounce and TMWRK fam too!)
Check out the recap video above, tag yourself in the FB gallery, and check some of our favorite shots after the jump. And don’t sleep on tix for DAY OFF in Ft Lauderdale 9/17 and Los Angeles 9/25 at fgdayoff.com now! Read More
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!
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 loud… Read More
Brooklyn’s own Fool’s Gold Records takes their annual DAY OFF extravaganza cross country once again, closing out this year’s series of festival events with an all-day party on Sunday, September 25th at Shrine LA Outdoors.
Mac Miller headlines his first Los Angeles show of the year alongside G.O.O.D. Music president (and Clipse legend) Pusha T and FG’s own A-Trak, who’s hitting the decks with an “…and friends” guestlist that always amazes. DAY OFF LA will also feature upstart ATL phenom MADEINTYO, Fool’s Gold’s buzzy young R&B star Black Atlass, and the label’s resident DJ killers Madeaux, Kittens and Nick Catchdubs. And of course, you know it wouldn’t be a DAY OFF without a gang of surprises on deck…
This LA event caps a massive summer of DAY OFF shows for Fool’s Gold, including a New York event at the 34th St Helipad on 8/20 headlined by Migos and Juelz Santana, and a Miami blowout at Soho Studios on 9/17 with Joey Bada$$ and Hudson Mohawke topping a full day of performances from FG signees and some of the world’s most exciting new DJs and MCs. Advance tickets for all three DAY OFF events are available now at fgdayoff.com.
Check out last year’s recap here & more flyers after the jump:
Fool’s Gold’s annual DAY OFF is an end-of-summer institution. For seven years running, the all-day event has become a celebration of everything the beloved, genre-crossing Brooklyn label stands for— a musical slip ’n slide, connecting the city’s livest, most stylish fans and and a Who’s Who of new-school legends. DAY OFF is a scene in the truest sense of the word, a festival programmed like your favorite DJ set.
Who’s rocking the 2016 edition? Atlanta’s royalty Migos and rap anarchist Lil Yachty. Two generations of Harlem kings in Dipset legend Juelz Santana and rising star Dave East. FG chief A-Trak setting it off as a maestro behind the decks (and a conductor of special guests like none other), and fellow turntablist Gaslamp Killer providing his signature psychedelic bass. With label familia Nick Catchdubs, Meyhem Lauren, Leaf and more keeping the party going all day long, it’s another can’t-miss Fool’s Gold event.
It goes down on Saturday, August 20th in Brooklyn. Tickets for FGDO NY are available now at fgdayoff.com — earlybird tickets for FGDO Miami (9/17) and Los Angeles (9/25) go on sale this Friday at 1pm EST.
Meyhem Lauren’s Got The Fever TV is back, showcasing more of New York’s incredible graffiti culture and legendary personalities. So, what’s the word? This episode features Jakee, a major player since the early 90s. She talks about her come up and gives realness about being a female writer in the game. Turning the cameras around, hang with Mey on the streets of NYC—and at the spa—with NoiseyRapshere. Plus! Grab tix for the Piatto D’Oro album release show in NYC on 6/2 here. Be sure to nab your free download of Piatto and cop a T-shirt!
No one reps New York quite like Meyhem Lauren. And Queens’ own concrete ambassador is everywhere these days, touring the world with Action Bronson while serving up his savory new Fool’s Gold release, Piatto D’Oro. But Mey’s new series Got The Fever TV features another side of this MC and his city, showcasing rare footage and one-on-ones with some of graffiti’s most iconic and notorious personalities. Premiered on Juxtapoz Mag, the late Jeffrey “KORN” Gamblero (from Meyhem’s SMART Crew) kicks off this inaugural episode, and pieces on Jakee, Zexor and more will follow. As the man himself puts it, “Got The Fever TV about to hit y’all in the head… real shit, real interviews, real life graf.” Download Piatto for free and buy the T-shirt here.
Meyhem Lauren is Queens rap royalty, throwing down 24k bars on stage (and on screen!) with Action Bronson while dropping respected underground solo releases of his own. Piatto D’Oro is his most majestic work to date, a free album on Fool’s Gold featuring speaker-knocking singles “Money In My Pocket” and “Badmon Ting” alongside 13 other high-octane tales of fine silks, lobster dinners, and wilding the f**k out as only Laurenevitch can. With everyone from Alchemist and Harry Fraud to Large Professor and DJ Muggs on headnod duties, Piatto D’Oro is a must-listen… Mey and Fool’s Gold have teamed up to tuck your whole summer in. Download it here and receive Piatto D’Oro as a promo CD when you pre-order the T-shirt at store.foolsgoldrecs.com.
AIRHORN! Meyhem Lauren takes center stage in the new music video for “Badmon Ting,” feat. Big Body Bes with his right hand man Action Bronson stepping behind the lens for his directorial debut. Bouncing from Jamaica Ave to the actual island, this colorful clip features Meyhem flexing his hooligan charm and always-entertaining bars (“Gucci kicks got me looking like a poinsettia” ) over catchy-as-hell dancehall boom bap from producer Farhot. Download “Badmon Ting” now and stay tuned for Piatto D’oro dropping in May!