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[New Editorial] A Guide To Working With A Cellist In The Studio

Posted By The Certified Genius Whether you’re just starting out or have been on the grind for a while, at some point in their career every producer aspires to or is required to work with live… read more

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[Winners Circle] 9ineteen Beats Speaks On Winning iStandard’s Raleigh Showcase, Her Influences & Words Of Advice

Posted By The Certified Genius How’s it going 9ineteen Beats? I’m blessed, I can’t complain First off, I want to congratulate you on winning our recent Raleigh, North Carolina producer showcase. Let the people know where… read more

[New Audio] Apollo Brown & Ras Kass Ft. Royce Da 5’9”, Xzibit & Bishop Lamont – “Giraffe Pu**y” (Produced by Apollo Brown)

Posted By The Certified Genius With a song as obscenely titled as “Giraffe Pu**y“, it’s only right for it to be included on Apollo Brown and Ras Kass‘ upcoming Blasphemy album. Featuring guest lyricists Royce Da 5’9″, Xzibit and Bishop Lamont, “Giraffe Pu**y” finds Ras… read more

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[New Audio] Tha Kool Kiddz – “In My Zone” (Produced by Ox Da King)

Posted By The Certified Genius With a mixtape on the way, Georgia trio Tha Kool Kiddz drop their Ox Da King produced single “In My Zone“. As a flashy and fly anthem, “In My Zone” is Tha Kool Kiddz’ dedication… read more

[New EP] King K.O.N.G. & Teck-Zilla – KongZilla (Produced by Teck-Zilla) [EP Stream]

Posted By The Certified Genius When King Kong and Godzilla join forces, it’s bound to be trouble so when Long Island emcee King K.O.N.G. and Nigerian producer Teck-Zilla unite for their KongZilla EP, all hell breaks loose. As a nine song project that finds K.O.N.G. on the… read more

[New Beat Tape] J57 – The Analog Tape 2

Posted By The Certified Genius As a surprise release, the Brown Bag AllStars‘ own J57 presents his The Analog Tape 2 beat tape. Delivered in true analog fashion as a continuous track of twenty five minutes of dusty vinyl sampling beats,… read more

[New Event] !llmind & iStandard Present BLAP Celebrity Beat Cypher Ft. S1, Cardiak, Mr. Porter & More In LA On 10/25

Posted By The Certified Genius As a great follow up to the celebrity BLAP cypher at A3C‘s Pro Audio experience, iStandard Producers and !llmind present a Celebrity Beat Cypher taking place in Los Angeles, CA on Saturday, October 25th. With everything going down at Dragonfly (6510 Santa… read more

[News] Sonny Bonoho & The Symphony’s “SMOG” Featured On Shawty Slim’s Tuxedo Park #12 Mixtape

Posted By The Certified Genius Hip-hop artist Sonny Bonoho‘s single “SMOG (Sexy Man Of God)” that is produced by iStandard alumni The Symphony has been featured on B.o.B‘s DJ, Shawty Slim‘s, Tuxedo Park #12 mixtape. Aside from Sonny… read more

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[New Instrumental Album] K-Def & The 45 King – Back To The Beat (Album Stream)

Posted By The Certified Genius For their collaborative boom-bap release, producers K-Def and The 45 King bring it Back To The Beat in the form of a dope instrumental album. As a project that will satisfy… read more

[New Audio] Tinashe Ft. Drake & Schoolboy Q – “2 On (The Letter C Remix)” (Produced by The Letter C)

Posted By The Certified Genius Producer The Letter C slows it down a bit with an original remix of Tinashe‘s Drake and Schoolboy Q assisted “2 Up“. Making use of a synthesized and down tempo instrumental,… read more

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[New Audio] Scott King – “I Don’t Give A” (Produced by DJ Jemaine)

Posted By The Certified Genius NYC and ATL hip-hop artist Scott King presents his DJ Jemaine produced single titled “I Don’t Give A“. With a pounding drum track and gritty synthesizers lacing the confidently delivered “I Don’t Give A“, Scott… read more

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[New Audio] Kazi Whispers & Jei Bandit – “Lightning Remix” (Produced by VXNYL)

Posted By The Certified Genius Montreal artist Jei Bandit collaborates with fellow Montreal and NYC representative Kazi Whispers on the VXNYL produced “Lightning Remix“. Including a heavy 808 based anthem vibe, the “Lightning Remix” includes the winning production VXNYL that has… read more