Posted on Jan 24th, 2013 by Mr Goldbar
Asaad and our own GrandeMarshall have teamed up for several Philly rap collabs thru the years, and the Complex-premiered “AK47″ is the latest from the dynamic duo (with verses from their dude Wyo as well). Check it out…
Posted on Jan 15th, 2013 by Mr Goldbar
On December 19th, we celebrated the holiday season once again with our friends at LTD+ and a gang of New York City’s finest party people. Danny Brown and GrandeMarshall brought the raps, DJ Mustard (on the beat hoe!), Just Blaze and Nick Catchdubs held it down on the 1s and 2s, the whole A$AP Mob was in effect, and it was another festive notch in the FG events belt. Watch the recap vid above and check out some flicks from Brook Bobbins after the jump (full gallery here). Read More
Posted on Jan 9th, 2013 by Mr Goldbar
Chicago-based rap outpost Ruby Hornet sat down with our dude GrandeMarshall for their latest cover feature. Check it out and read up on how he linked with FG, what he thinks about the “state of Philly hip hop,” his studio grind, coming up on State Prop, and more. Then go download Grande’s debut 800 for free and hear his latest joint, “Kelly Green,” on our rap compilation, Loosies. This kid’s got next. Read More
Posted on Dec 18th, 2012 by Mr Goldbar
The wait is over! Fool’s Gold’s inaugural rap compilation Loosies is out now on iTunes, featuring 22 new tracks curated by label founders A-Trak and Nick Catchdubs. The new music from FG family and friends around the country includes an insane “Piss Test” remix with Jim Jones, Flatbush Zombies, El-P and Flosstradamus, tracks from our own Danny Brown, GrandeMarshall, Donnis, Party Supplies and much, much more (preview tracks over at foolsgoldrecs.com/loosies).
You can also get Loosies on a limited edition cigarette-shaped USB drive with all the individual tracks, a continuous DJ mix from A-Trak and Nick, and digital liner notes, all packaged in a snazzy collector’s box. All FG webstore orders receive an instant digital download of the compilation via email, so you can bump Loosies while you wait for Mr Postman. Read More
Posted on Dec 13th, 2012 by Mr Goldbar
Tis the season, boys and girls… our annual holiday tradition is back! We’re teaming up with our buds at LTD+ for another year ending bash next Wednesday (12/19) in NYC. Who’ll be there you ask? Danny Brown! GrandeMarshall! DJ Mustard! Clark Kent! And more, all celebrating another year of good music and good vibes with the FG fam. We’re also collecting donations at the door for the Hurricane Sandy relief efforts of #RebuildOneBlock. RSVP at foolsgoldrecs.com/holiday for more info and we’ll see you there.
Posted on Dec 6th, 2012 by Mr Goldbar
The wait is over! Fool’s Gold’s inaugural rap compilation Loosies drops December 18th, featuring 22 new tracks curated by label founders A-Trak and Nick Catchdubs. The new music from FG family and friends around the country includes an insane “Piss Test” remix with Jim Jones, Flatbush Zombies, El-P and Flosstradamus, a new Casey Veggies / Chuck Inglish collab (watch the video above), tracks from our own Danny Brown, GrandeMarshall, Donnis, Party Supplies and much, much more – peep the entire tracklist after the jump!
Loosies will be available digitally from all retailers on 12/18, as well as on a limited edition cigarette-shaped USB drive direct from store.foolsgoldrecs.com and select stores. The package will also include a continuous DJ mix of all 22 songs from A-Trak and Nick Catchdubs. Read More
Posted on Dec 3rd, 2012 by Mr Goldbar
Like slaps? Go download Toys 2.0, the brand new instrumental release from LA’s DJ Dahi, the man behind Kendrick Lamar’s “Money Trees,” Dom Kennedy’s “My Type Of Party,” GrandeMarshall’s 800 cuts “Dearly Beloved” and “Ellie Fox,” and more.
Posted on Nov 26th, 2012 by Mr Goldbar
Ain’t no party like a Fool’s Gold party… we celebrated five years of label-dom in style during CMJ weekend, taking over one of the Converse Rubber Tracks Live nights at Music Hall Of Williamsburg and bringing a bunch of our friends along. The legendary Ghostface Killah headlined alongside A-Trak, Flosstradamus, Donnis (who brought out Trinidad Jame$ and what felt like half of Atlanta onstage), World’s Fair (who did the same for NY with Flatbush Zombies and Tanboys), Nick Catchdubs, Troy Ave, Chase N Cashe, Ryan Hemsworth, the latest member of the FG fam GrandeMarshall and more.
See it all live in the video recap above, and check some great galleries of pics from Gretchen Roibinette at Brooklyn Vegan (our favorites after the jump), Loren Wohl at MTV Hive, Brook Bobbins and Focus Camp. Read More
Posted on Nov 20th, 2012 by Mr Goldbar
The FADER enlisted some of their favorite artists to talk about “What We’re Thankful For.” Check what GrandeMarshall had to say, as well as French Montana, Charli XCX, Schoolboy Q, Le1f, How To Dress Well and more. Check it out, and soundtrack your Thanksgiving break with a free download of Grande’s awesome 800.
Posted on Nov 1st, 2012 by Mr Goldbar
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 signing to the label that’s launched artists from Danny Brown to Duck Sauce to the world at large.
Download GrandeMarshall’s 800 and give a listen to what’s got Fool’s Gold (and early adopters around the globe) so excited. Featuring thoughtfully brash rhymes over production from the likes of DJ Dahi (Kendrick Lamar, Dom Kennedy), Silky Johnson (A$AP Mob, Main Attrakionz) and even Grande himself, 800 moves seamlessly from the moody mission statement “Dearly Beloved” to North Philly trunk rattlers “GODBPM” and “NP Shidd,” and heralds the arrival of one of the most exciting new talents in hip hop. Read More
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