There’s a great American tradition of New York being a welcoming port and FADER teamed up with Converse’s new Rubber Tracks studio in Brooklyn to further it. Once a month, we’ll be welcoming touring artists to the neighborhood with a visit to a local Brooklyn institution, as well as making time for an intimate performance. Catch that exclusive show, interview and MP3s right here.
Earlier this year, the phrase “struggle bars” entered internet lexicon as an effectively snarky way to acknowledge raps dealing with an artist’s come up, or what would prove to be for the successful, the time before the money. Before “Go Harder,” Future‘s catalog was all but devoid of struggle bars, a lifestyle on record that reflected the presence of Louis Vuitton accessories on his very first mixtape cover. But for Future, trouble accompanied triumph, his circle getting smaller as his star grew brighter. Future’s performance of “Go Harder” capped his Converse Rubber Tracks set, leaving his audience as grounded as he remains by the perils of potential realized. Download “Go Harder (Live at Rubber Tracks)” below and listen to Future turn his haters into motivators.
Download: Future, “Go Harder (Live at Rubber Tracks)”