100s is taking West Coast rap back to the future. His upcoming Fool’s Gold EP, IVRY, is a glimpse into a melodic new chapter for the Berkeley MC. Daft Punk gone G-Funk? Prince’s lowrider playlist? IVRY takes classic mack vibes to chic new heights, and “Ten Freaky Hoes” is a perfect teaser of what 100s’ [cont.]
Update: The official press release for the project, Federal Reserve, reads as follows: Having navigated the hip hop and electronic music scenes for over 15 years, A-Trak has established himself as a trusted collaborator to some of their most sought-after figures. This year may prove to see his greatest triumphs yet with a hat trick [cont.]
Directed by Jay Sprogell, from World’s Fair’s Fool’s Gold LP, Bastards Of The Party.
Now on its fourth consecutive Labor Day, the annual Day Off extravaganza brought to you by A-Trak and Nick Catchdubs’ trailblazing label Fool’s Gold makes history with its 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 [cont.]
World’s Fair rep NYC right in the first video from their official crew debut Bastards Of the Party, out September 3rd on Fool’s Gold. Produced by Black Noi$e, directed by Shomi Patwary.
“Here at Fool’s Gold, I’ve seen Kid Cudi and Danny Brown go from underground misfits to true cult leaders and trust me, 100s is next up,” says A-Trak of Fool’s Gold’s newest signee, the Bay Area’s 100s. If you’d like to see what the fuss is about, check out 100s new video “1999″ below, as [cont.]
Here are parts one and two of our exclusive interview with A-Trak. In part one, we speak on A’s gig at 1-Oak Las Vegas, the new Fool’s Gold rap compilation “Loosies”, Danny Brown’s upcoming album “Old”, and more. In part two, A-Trak speaks on the EDM explosion, the emergence of Trap music, Serato vs. Traktor, [cont.]
A-Trak’s Fool’s Gold imprint released this rap compilation called Loosies yesterday, which features all new tracks from Danny Brown, Action Bronson, Araabmuzik, Juicy J, Jim Jones, Flatbush Zombies, El-P, Freddie Gibbs and more. Stream the whole thing down bottom.
After celebrating five years of groundbreaking music and events, Brooklyn indie powerhouse Fool’s Gold Records puts a giant exclamation point on 2012 with the release of their highly anticipated rap compilation Loosies on December 18th. Fool’s Gold co-founders A-Trak and Nick Catchdubs bring their unique DJ sensibilities to the album, which the two have curated [cont.]
The latest addition to the Fool’s Gold Records roster is teenage Philly phenom GrandeMarshall. The young MC’s atmospheric, expertly crafted debut mixtape 800 caught the ear of label founders A-Trak and Nick Catchdubs, who quickly brought Grande into their FG crew, introducing him onstage at the label’s five-year anniversary party in Brooklyn as the newest [cont.]
Kool Keith gets his toast on with Elliot Aronow and Food Gold in the kitchen of NoHo eatery, The Smile. Shot and edited by Josh Wehle.
For three years running, Fool’s Gold Records’ epic DAY OFF party has been THE most talked about free music event in New York. The Labor Day extravaganza has featured the likes of Juicy J, A$AP Rocky, Just Blaze, Araabmuzik and the late, great DJ Mehdi. This year’s party was raved about by the New York [cont.]
Minneapolis born, Dallas dwelling producer Cardo is the peerlessly funky young beatmaker who has provided smoked out soundbeds for a literal Who’s Who of hip-hop’s new generation. After helping craft Wiz Khalifa’s sound on the beloved Kush & OJ and Taylor Allderdice mixtapes, and lacing everyone from Freddie Gibbs to Mac Miller with his signature [cont.]
Donnis’ debut Fool’s Gold single “Gone” launched the ATL-bred MC onto MTV and radio, the cover of XXL’s hotly contested Freshman Issue, and concert stages worldwide. His latest FG release is the superpowered bass boom of “Hello Kitty,” an irresistible club rap anthem destined to rattle car trunks and grease stripper poles all summer. It’s [cont.]
Fool’s Gold, the Brooklyn-based label and record store, has been bridging the gap between hip-hop and electronic music since 2007. Over Labor Day, 2011, NYC’s Fool’s Gold crew put on a free hip-hop and DJ event in Soho. Last year’s Day Off brought in Yelawolf and other MCs; this year’s Day Off celebration features performances [cont.]
The Fool’s Gold crew of A-Trak, Chromeo, Craze, Breakbot, Kavinsky, Nick Catchdubs, and Rogerseventy Two geat up for their Paris tour at Grande Halle De La Villette on July 8th. This should give you a taste of what to expect – included herein is the new Duck Sauce super-banger “Big Bad Wolf”. Owooooooooooo! Sidenote: Check [cont.]
A-Trak’s label celebrated it’s third anniversary at the Brooklyn Bowl last night, with a surprise appearance from Kanye West. More video will surface from this, but here’s the first one….
A-Trak’s Fool’s Gold imprint will release Fool’s Gold Vol. One via Itunes and all fine digital retailers on October 25th. CD versions will be available at Opening Ceremony and other boutiques. 1. Treasure Fingers f. Haley Small – Keep Up 2. Vega – No Reasons (Tensnake Remix) 3. Sammy Bananas – Move Your Body 4. [cont.]
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