Fat Trel “Billionaire” (Produced By Cardo)

Posted on Nov 5th, 2012 by Mr Goldbar

DC rapper (and captain of the crew with the wildest name in the game, Slutty Boyz) Fat Trel just dropped a vid for his new one, “Billionaire,” produced by our dude Cardo, who stacked it with his signature 808 cowbells and smoothed out vibes (and… a theremin?!?) For more Trel / Cardo collabs, check out “They Know”. And for that uncut Cardo instrumental sheiiiit, grab his Everything I$ Gold EP, out now!

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Sir Michael Rocks feat Casey Veggies & Mac Miller “Great” (Prod. By Cardo)

Posted on Oct 22nd, 2012 by Mr Goldbar

It’s always pool party season in LA… Sir Michael Rocks and his rappin friends just put together a new video for this Cardo-produced jammer. Check it out and get more from Cardo on his instrumental EP Everything I$ Gold, out now!

King Chip “Ask A Baby” (Produced by Cardo)

Posted on Oct 16th, 2012 by Mr Goldbar

You know why the drop says “Cardo on the beat”? BECAUSE CARDO IS REALLY ON THESE BEATS FOOL! The tireless funkster has been in the studio night and day, whipping up cuts like this new one for King Chip, complete with baby noises woven throughout. Check it! Cardo’s instrumental EP Everything I$ Gold is out now on Fool’s Gold, and you can also get wavy to a two-hour Foolcast mix of his productions for other artists.

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Cardo Talks Beats With The Fader

Posted on Oct 15th, 2012 by Mr Goldbar

The latest edition of The Fader‘s excellent Beat Construction series (penned by none other than rapp guru Noz) features a chat with Cardo, who talks about the roots of his gangsta boogie, working with Wiz Khalifa, Pepto Bismol, and more. Check it out, and get Cardo’s debut instrumental release Everything I$ Gold, out now on FG!

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Cardo “Everything I$ Gold” Out Now!

Posted on Sep 25th, 2012 by Mr Goldbar

Cardo is the peerlessly funky young producer who has provided smoked out soundbeds for a literal Who’s Who of rap’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 grooves, Cardo reaches new musical heights on his debut EP, Everything I$ Gold. Get it now on iTunes!

It’s equal parts gangsta soul music, futuristic synthesizer trips, and unstoppable 808 bump, an awesomely region-less hybrid inspired by DJ Quik and Pimp C classics but rightfully belonging to one dude alone… Cardo on the beat! (For even more tracks, check out his Foolcast mix featuring two hours of Cardo’s production for other artists.)

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Foolcast 034 – Cardo “On The Beat”

Posted on Aug 28th, 2012 by Mr Goldbar

The latest FOOLCAST features nothing but productions from Cardo, the peerlessly funky young producer who helped craft Wiz Khalifa’s smoked out sound on the beloved Kush & OJ and Taylor Allderdice mixtapes, and is gearing up to release his debut Fool’s Gold EP, Everything I$ Gold.

Cardo’s production resume reads like a Who’s Who of hip-hop’s rising stars, and his FOOLCAST shows off 90 minutes of our favorites from his discography. It’s equal parts gangsta soul music, futuristic synthesizer trips, and unstoppable 808 bump, an awesomely region-less hybrid inspired by DJ Quik and Pimp C classics but rightfully belonging to one dude alone… Cardo on the beat!

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Sir Michael Rocks x Flosstradamus x Cardo

Posted on Aug 6th, 2012 by Mr Goldbar

Check out the awesome new Lap Of Lux tape by Sir Michael Rocks of the Cool Kids, featuring beats from FG fam Flosstradamus (that’s a video for their collab “Now You Do” aka “Lana’s Theme” up top) and Cardo, who you ought to get familiar with before his debut Everything I$ Gold drops on Fool’s Gold very soon…