Loosies Out Today!

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

“Loosies” Out December 18th!

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

Fool’s Gold 5 Year Anniversary Recaps

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

Fool’s Gold Five Year Anniversary 10/20

Posted on Oct 10th, 2012 by Mr Goldbar

Fool’s Gold is gettin’ grown! Our annual anniversary bashes are the stuff of legend, and the fifth one takes place on Saturday, October 20th as part of the ongoing Converse Rubber Tracks Live series of free concerts at Music Hall Of Williamsburg.

The showcase will feature performances from A-Trak, Flosstradamus, Nick Catchdubs, Donnis, World’s Fair, and Troy Ave (all of whom have recorded at the Converse Rubber Tracks studio, and have music featured on our upcoming hip-hop compilation, Loosies). And in true Fool’s Gold fashion, the night will be headlined by rap iconoclast Ghostface Killah. WHAT?!?!? It’s another can’t-miss night out with music’s golden boys…. we’ll see you there! Read More

Troy Ave “Bricks In My Backpack 3″ Mixtape + Release Party

Posted on Jun 13th, 2012 by Mr Goldbar

If you missed Troy Ave tearing down the Fool’s Gold party in Austin yelling “POWDERRR” earlier this spring, now’s your chance to get caught up. Download his new mixtape Bricks In My Backpack 3 featuring guest spots from the likes of Fabolous, Action Bronson, and Chase N Cashe, then come thru Drom on Friday for the release party, with DJ sets from Nick Catchdubs and more. Flyer after the jump. Read More

Fool’s Gold SXSW ’12 Recap

Posted on Apr 20th, 2012 by Mr Goldbar

A few weeks ago we ran through Austin for two mega parties during SXSW: a label showcase at the brand new Beauty Ballroom, and a team-up Super Party with Mad Decent and Check Yo Ponytail that took over BB as well as the giant Emo’s East down the street. Suffice it to say… shit got live!

From A$AP (and Sammy Bananas!) stagedives to A-Trak’s big-room scratchery, these were parties none of us will forget. Check out our recap video of both nights above, along with photos from our in-house shutterbug Josh Wehle (as well as a CYP’s full cinema-style featurette on Super Party) after the jump. Read More

Fool’s Gold In Austin + Miami

Posted on Feb 28th, 2012 by Mr Goldbar

It’s that time of year again… Mr Goldbar’s finna get his festival on! Check out the whole fam and some special guest friends at our label showcases in Austin and Miami this month.

First up, we take over the brand new Beauty Ballroom in Austin on Thursday, 3/15 with A-Trak, Just Blaze, Danny Brown, Cubic Zirconia, Flosstradamus, Nick Catchdubs, Mr Muthafuckin eXquire, Party Supplies, Telephoned and Troy Ave.

Then a week later we hit Miami to club it out once more at Grand Central on Saturday, 3/24, this time with Jacques Lu Cont, Just Blaze, Congorock, Treasure Fingers, Style Of Eye, LA Riots, Flosstradamus, Jokers Of The Scene, Nick Catchdubs, Fifteenth and the homie DJ Canada handling party duties on the ones and twos (and threes and fours), with Miami’s own Peachfuzz crew rocking upstairs. And since these are Fool’s Gold parties, you never know who else might show up…

Check full size flyers and details after the jump, and stay tuned for even more FG festival events coming your way. Read More