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[New Album] Diabolic – Fightin Words (Album Stream)

Posted By The Certified Genius Long Island representative Diabolic has officially released his grit infested and heavily lyrical second album Fightin Words. Including production from the likes of DJ Premier and 5th Seal, Diabolic’s Fightin Words is the follow up to his 2010 release Liar &… read more

[New Video] Apollo Brown & Ras Kass – “Humble Pi” (Produced by Apollo Brown)

Posted By The Certified Genius Having announced an upcoming album titled Blasphemy, West Coast emcee Ras Kass and Detroit producer Apollo Brown release the music video for “Humble Pi“. With Kass’ intelligently presented lyrical style being… read more

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[Featured Placement Opp Of The Week] Remy Ma

Posted By The Certified Genius Remy Ma is home and she’s ready to get back in the lab and make some hits. Remy is looking for and needs your best New York style club tracks! Send Your Tracks Now

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[New Video] DJ/Producer Nic Fanciulli Speaks On Traktor & The Future Of DJing With Native Instruments

Posted By The Certified Genius Grammy nominated DJ and producer Nic Fanciulli has teamed up with Native Instruments about the importance and future of DJing, especially on the island of Ibiza. Covering his viewpoints on vinyl and Native Instruments’ Traktor, this… read more

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[New Video] Talib Kweli & M1 (Dead Prez) – “Checkpoints: Ghetto to Gaza” (Produced by Beatnick & K-Salaam)

Posted By The Certified Genius As the first release from their upcoming self titled album, production duo Beatnick & K-Salaam present the music video for “Checkpoints: Ghetto To Gaza” by Talib Kweli and M1 of Dead Prez. Including a West Coast themed… read more

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[New Video] How To Help Bass Cut Through Your Mix by Pensado’s Place

Posted By The Certified Genius For the latest Into The Lair tutorial video, Dave Pensado of Pensado’s Place provides an insightful guide as to how you can go about making sure that the bass in your mix cuts through to its max… read more

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[New Mixtape] Music Industry 1on1 – Direct 2 Exec: The Mixtape Vol 1 (Hosted by DJ Ace of Spades)

Posted By The Certified Genius As an increasingly popular event that allows artists to perform one-on-one for different music industry executives, the Direct 2 Exec event has been met with the Music Industry 1on1 presented and DJ Ace of Spades hosted Direct… read more

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[New EP] Jim Jones – We Own The Night Pt. II: Memoirs Of A Hustler (Feat. Production From Triple-A) [EP Stream]

Posted By The Certified Genius Having just completed an exclusive iNterview with iStandard Producers, producer Triple-A has secured two placements on the newly released Jim Jones EP We Own The Night Pt. II: Memoirs of a Hustler. With Triple-A’s production featured on… read more

[New Audio] Kazi Whispers Ft. Euro League – “Move Different” (Produced by Lunice)

Posted By The Certified Genius Set to appear on his MontRealization EP, Montreal artist Kazi Whispers drops the Euro League assisted and Lunice produced “Move Different“. With an enjoyably experimental vibe that blends elements of EDM and trap with hip-hop, “Move Different”… read more

[New Audio] Beedie & Yury – “Synergy” (Produced by Beedie & Yury)

Posted By The Certified Genius iStandard alumni producer/artist Beedie teams up with his friend and fellow artist and producer Yury for their collaboration “Synergy“. A smooth selection of sampled vocals, arpeggiated synthesizers and filtered drums provide the soundtrack for Beedie and Yury’s relaxed… read more

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[New Audio] SHAM – “Choose One” (Produced by Red)

Posted By The Certified Genius Montreal hip-hop artist SHAM has released his personal single “Choose One” that is produced by Red. Choosing to rhyme to Red’s sound selection of acoustic guitar riffs, snapping snare drums, choir harmonies and various… read more

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[New Video] Producer Printz Board Speaks With GRAMMY Pro About Production Advice, Working With The Black Eyed Peas

Posted By The Certified Genius Multi talented artist/producer/engineer Printz Board was able to drop some true production jewels during an exclusive video interview with GRAMMY Pro. Available to be viewed below, Printz touches on his thoughts on composing… read more