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[New Editorial] Should I Join A Performing Rights Organization? by Audiotuts+

Posted By The Certified Genius Having released our official guide to signing up for ASCAP last month, Audiotuts+ has released a tutorial for all things Performing Rights Organization (PRO) related. Including the differences between the three man PROs – ASCAP, BMI and SESAC – as well as when… read more

[iTeach] #HowTo Register For ASCAP by ASCAP’s Rhythm & Soul/Urban Director of Creative Services Jonathan “JJ” Jones

Posted By The Certified Genius The American Society of Composers And Poets, better known as ASCAP, is one of the few primary Performing Rights Organizations (PROs) that music producers, songwriters and artists can truly rely on… read more

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[New Editorial] Frankie P Featured In ASCAP’s ‘On The Come Up’ Series, Speaks On Upcoming Work with A$AP Ferg & More

Posted By The Certified Genius iStandard alumni and producer Frankie P has just been featured in ASCAP’s On The Come Up series with an exclusive interview. Touching on everything from his current work with A$AP Ferg, Audubon, Camille Safiya and Atlantic Records to his come up in… read more

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[New Event] ASCAP’s Rhythm & Soul Team Presents ‘Music & Money’ Seminar In NYC On May 6th

Posted By The Certified Genius ASCAP’s Rhythm & Soul team is hosting a very great opportunity for any and all producers, songwriters and/or artists in the NYC area tomorrow (May 6th). Set to go down at 6:30 PM… read more

iStandard Featured Sound Collection: The !llmind Collection

Key Credits: Pusha T, Common, CyHi Da Prynce, Kid Cudi, D’banj, Raekwon & 2 Chainz – The Morning LL Cool J f/ Tony Yayo, Prodigy, Kool G Rap, 50 Cent – Queens Redman – Buck Buck… read more

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[Hip Hop Tribute] Classic Track-By-Track Review – Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)

  Review by Rory Webb — Ten days ago, on November 9, the music world celebrated the 20-year anniversary of the release of Wu-Tang Clan’s ground-breaking debut album, Enter the Wu-Tang: (36 Chambers). While the… read more

[iN-Depth] With Cre8tive Synergy/Detail Music’s Own Carlos Hudgins

Interview by Premise — Mr. Hudgins, tell our readers where you are from and what you do. I’m from Hanford, California. I’m the owner of Cre8tive Synergy and a partner at Detail Music. Take us… read more

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[New Video] Frankie P Speaks On Working With A$AP Ferg, Audobon & Upcoming Project With Camille Safiya

Posted By The Certified Genius Frankie P  is a producer that has worked with established artists including Onyx, A$AP Ferg, B-Real and Bodega Bamz and he recently kicked it with ASCAP representative Miggs for an exclusive interview. Not only revealing how he originally got involved with Ferg,… read more

[New Video] Dr. Dre Presents Kendrick Lamar with ASCAP Vanguard Award

Posted By The Certified Genius Kendrick Lamar took the music industry by storm and turned doubters into believers with his major label debut good kid, m.A.A.d city. At the 2013 ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards that… read more

[iNterview] The Aqua League Speak On Placing Their Music In Fast Five And Fast & Furious 6, Winning the 2012 ASCAPlus Award And More

Posted By The Certified Genius First off, congratulations on your most recent placement of your track “Fiction” with Fast & Furious 6. How did you guys go about making that happen to get your song placed… read more

[New Video] Malek At The ASCAP “I Create Music” Expo’s iStandard Producer Showcase

Posted By The Certified Genius Malek, the winner of the iStandard Producer Showcase that took place in Los Angeles at ASCAP’s “I Create Music” Expo and the lead producer of Hitmakers Productions, has released exclusive footage of him rocking… read more

Deadline for iStandard Showcase @ ASCAP EXPO Submissions Tonight, 4/4 @ 11:59PM EDT / Full EXPO Schedule & Panelists Announced

 April 4, 2013 We are exactly 2 WEEKS away from the 2013 ASCAP “I Create Music” EXPO – April 18 – 20, at the Loews Hollywood Hotel.  The full schedule has been announced, and with over 65 panels / sessions and… read more