Rappin Random Ass Thursdays #31

Posted on Feb 18th, 2010 by Nick Catchdubs

I keep a RAT folder on the desktop for all the new stuff that piques my interest enough for general column consideration, then pick through for standouts to post for you, the good people of the Fool’s Gold website. Tonight it’s not about the newest or the “best of,” we’re gonna go straight to the mp3 oddballs: Ryan Leslie radio commercials, mixtapes based on Trey Parker movies, and more of the raps that make you go hmmmmmm. Read More

Trizzy Gonzales

Posted on Feb 18th, 2010 by Mr Goldbar

The man, the myth, Gonzales has taken up residency at Joe’s Pub this month for a series of “Piano Talk Shows” – tonight’s edition will feature our own A-Trak and a surprise guest. Will it reach the heights of his AWK piano battle? Check it out and see! And if you can’t make it to Lafayette St this evening, be sure to download Mr G’s amazing, insane new Pianist Envy mixtape.

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Greenmoney x Cubic Zirconia

Posted on Feb 17th, 2010 by Mr Goldbar

Greemoney did an amazing remix for our friends Cubic Zirconia’s new single “Josephine” (which you can cop on iTunes here) and RCRD LBL just put it up for download. Enjoy!

Check the “Josephine” video and a bunch of upcoming CZ tourdates over on their Tumblr. Greemoney’s debut EP, The Gold Rush, is out this spring on FG!

Kingdom “Mind Reader (CFCF Remix)”

Posted on Feb 16th, 2010 by Mr Goldbar

Head over to Pitchfork to grab the CFCF remix of Kingdom’s “Mind Reader”.

Buy the OG single (featuring vocals by Shyvonne, incredible remixes from Todd Edwards, L-Vis1990 and Bok Bok, and b-side banger “You”) on iTunes, Beatport, Turntable Lab and everywhere else fine digital music is sold, as well on limted 10″ (with “Mind Reader” and “You”) from Acephale.

Donnis “Superman High (Freestyle)”

Posted on Feb 16th, 2010 by Mr Goldbar

The Southern Comfort mixtape leaks continue… Check Donnis’ new one over a slept on Willy Wil beat (originally cooked up for R Kelly and OJ Da Jumayne).

Grab Donnis’ debut “Gone” (with Craze and Nosaj Thing remixes) on iTunes and everywhere else fine digital music is sold. And if you’re in Chicago check him this Thursday at Lincoln Hall.

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Foolcast 008 + 009: Four Color Zack + DJ Sneak

Posted on Feb 12th, 2010 by Mr Goldbar

Just in time for Valentines day, here’s two schmoove Foolcast mixes courtesy of our friends Four Color Zack and DJ Sneak!

FCZ is up first with his “Bang, Hard.” mix, featuring some of his favorite recent (and not so recent) jams from the “darker, more experimental” side of R&B. House hero DJ Sneak provides “For The Ladies, Vol 1″ with his signature house take on the holiday’s luv-ed up vibes, an hour and change of feel-good vocals and some very unexpected remix choices.

Subscribe to the Foolcast via iTunes or your favorite RSS reader at the main page, where you can also download the mixes directly.

Flosstrapromus!

Posted on Feb 11th, 2010 by Mr Goldbar

It’s that time of year again! Love is in the air, and our Chicago bros J2K and Autobot of Flosstradamus are back with the fifth edition of their yearly FlosstraPROMus. It’s going down Friday (2/12) at Lincoln Hall, get your tickets here. The guys have also put together a lil themed mix for the occasion, download here (right click + save as) and check the tracklist here.

Donnis On Tour (And New Freestyle)

Posted on Feb 11th, 2010 by Mr Goldbar


Photo by Hi-Fi Cartel

As Billboard just announced, our friends Kidz In The Hall will be hitting the road in support of their forthcoming LP, and taking Donnis (and 88 Keys and Izza Kizza) along for the ride. Check the full “Crowd Control Tour” dates after the jump.

Update: the tour now has a theme song!

In other daily Donnis news, he just leaked this “Takeover” freestyle (off his forthcoming Southern Comfort mixtape) a few minutes ago, you can check it at Rap Radar. Read More

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More Greenmoney Mixes + Remixes

Posted on Feb 9th, 2010 by Mr Goldbar

The prolific Greenmoney duo have some new heaters for you in the form of their guest mix on BBC 1Xtra’s “In New DJs We Trust” (featuring tracks from their forthcoming Fool’s Gold EP), and their most excellent remix of Cubic Zirconia’s “Josephine,” which you can cop on iTunes. And of course, every week you can stream their latest show on Brooklyn Radio. And look, here they are in Mixmag, listing some current favorites. Tunes!

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Congorock “More Fire” Tour + Promo Mix

Posted on Feb 4th, 2010 by Mr Goldbar

Congorock hits the road today on his “More Fire” tour, a month-long journey to the center of the bass! Don’t miss out when he comes to your town and sets the CDJs ablaze.

To get in the mood, peep this brand new promo mix featuring new joints, exclusives, and his own “Babylon” (watch the video again while you’re at it), which will be dropping on Fool’s Gold very soon…

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