A-Trak Announces New DJ Competition With Diplo, Just Blaze as Judges
Prizes include the chance to release music on Fool’s Gold and more
A-Trak photo by Shareif Ziyadat/FilmMagic; Just Blaze photo by Johnny Nunez/WireImage; Diplo photo by Tim Mosenfelder/WireImage
A-Trak has announced a new DJ and beat battle competition, the Goldie Awards. Developed by Fool’s Gold in partnership with THUMP/Noisey, the New York City-based competition will take place September 7 at Brooklyn Steel. Six contestants will be chosen from internet entries for each category (DJ Battle and Beat Battle), and then take the stage in September to be judged by a panel that includes Diplo, Mannie Fresh, Just Blaze, Mija, Craze, HARD Festival organizer Destructo, and the Whooligan. Dave East is set to host the night. Check out a trailer for the event below—interested DJs and producers can enter the competition here. Prizes include a DJ slot at Fool’s Gold Day Off, the opportunity to release music on Fool’s Gold, and more.