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[Audio] Sean Price – “Rest In Price” (Produced by Audio Narcos)

Posted by DJ Aaron Omar Sean Price was one of the greatest and his untimely passing caused many in the Hip Hop community to mourn a loss that came way too soon.  The production duo… read more

[Music] Blaque Keyz – “Prelude 2016″ (Produced by Kyle Justice)

Posted by DJ Aaron Omar I’ve had the pleasure of hearing A LOT of Blaque Keyz’ music and I can honestly say this is the best performance that I’ve heard from him.  Keyz gets super personal over… read more

[News] Hazardis Soundz Beat Contest (8/17 – 9/17)

Posted by DJ Aaron Omar will be relaunched on Aug. 17.  To celebrate the relaunch, Hazardis Soundz has teamed up with iStandard, Coast 2 Coast Mixtapes, and 8and9 Clothing for a beat contest.  Artists… read more

[News] Full Credits For Dr. Dre’s “Compton”

Posted by DJ Aaron Omar Aside from the music and the artwork, my favorite part of a new album release is being able to read the credits.  Who produced what?  Where was it recorded?  Who… read more

[Event] Focus… Twitter Takeover – August 20th @ 3PM

Posted by DJ Aaron Omar Tune in Thursday Aug 20th, at 3pm CST as Platinum Grammy Winning Compton Producer @Focus3Dots takes over the @iStandard Twitter account answering all your questions about production, his career and the… read more

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[Audio] Tha Citiznz – “Thirsty” (Prod by Sikwitit) (Featured on “Power” TV Show)

Posted DJ Aaron Omar Sikwitit is killing it this year.  Last week, a song that he produced was featured on 50 Cent’s hit TV show Power.  “Thirsty” by Tha Citiznz is a melody-driven, club scene narrative.  Stuttering drums… read more

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[Feature] iStandard #StaffTape Vol. 1 (Mixed by DJ Aaron Omar)

IStandard #StaffTape Vol. 1 (Mixed by DJ Aaron Omar) by Istandard on Mixcloud In an effort to connect with our fellow music lovers (That means YOU!) I present the first ever iStandard #StaffTape.  Check out… read more

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[News] Da Dreak Featured in Dallas Observer; Talks About Working w/ Dr. Dre

Posted by DJ Aaron Omar Decades in the music industry and Dr. Dre still maintains a mysterious aura when it comes to how he creates in the studio.  Dallas producer and iStandard alumni Da Dreak talked to Jeremy… read more

[Contest] 100 Drums Presents “The Beat Camp LA 3-Day VIP Pass” Giveaway

Posted by DJ Aaron Omar Our iStandard Beat Camp LA event is September 11th-13th, which is quickly approaching and we’ve partnered with for a special giveaway.  Contest entrants have the chance to win 1 of 3 official 100… read more

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[Audio] Majisty – “Lame Ni**as” (Produced by Magic Beats)

Posted by DJ Aaron Omar Majisty isn’t here to play games and he’s letting everybody know with his new track “Lame Niggas.”  Magic Beats laced the instrumental and created an undeniable, high-level energy.  Club and car… read more

[Winner’s Circle] FortuneWest (Philly Producers Showcase Winner)

Posted by DJ Aaron Omar Let’s start with your background. When did you get started as a music producer and at what point did you realize that you wanted to pursue this is a career?… read more

[Audio] Innocent? – “Summer Luv” (Produced by Stan Da Man)

Posted by DJ Aaron Omar Innocent? and Stan Da Man have collaborated on dozens of tracks, many of which I’ve posted here.  This just might be my favorite work of theirs.  “Summer Luv” finds Innocent? reminiscing about Summers gone… read more