GUEST MIX 069 // GOLDEN KONG
BROOKLYN, NEW YORK
Born and raised in São Paulo, Brazil, Fernando Simões is the name behind the Golden Kong project, which effortlessly mixes world rhythms from baile funk to kuduro, to trap, and over to house, showing that music is what really matters. Golden Kong has already released a remix on London's Club Popozuda label, dropped an exclusive mixtape for VICE's THUMP, he is also part of Wile Out label and he is co-founder of Brazilian label SOLTA, which was founded in 2016 along with fellow Brazilian DJ and producer Lusca. Despite that Golden Kong have collaborated and remixed tracks for producers and other artists from all over the world. Previously, Fernando, along with São Paulo native Daftduck gained notoriety with Arcade Fighters project. The duo have released several genre-bending productions and mixtapes which have been played by DJs and fans around the globe. Golden Kong is now part of Foreign Posse, a collective based in Brooklyn founded by the Brazilian duo MGSP, who wants to bring new sounds to parties and make foreigners get together to make the community grow.