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iStandard Track-By-Track Review: Supa Dave West – Beat Boxing (Produced by Supa Dave West)

If you are reading your first Track by Track, here on, then there are a few things you must know: #1 The writers here at focus mostly on the beats … obviously – hence the name… read more

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[New Audio] Steve Flo$$in – “Instagram”

Posted By The Certified Genius Washington D.C.’s own Steve Flo$$in has released his single “Instagram” that is dedicated to the insanely popular, photo based phone app. Rhyming to a hard hitting, synthesizer and organ based instrumental in a… read more

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[New Video] Lloyd Performing Live With Big Mike of Rhythm Section Ent

Posted By The Certified Genius Having won our Beast of the Beats VII event and subsequently produced a record for No Malice of Clipse, Rhythm Section Ent‘s own Big Mike recently performed live in San Francisco with Lloyd. Taking a break from his role behind… read more

[New Audio] The Lox – “Survivor (Aqua League Remix)” (Produced by The Aqua League)

Posted by The Certified Genius iStandard alumni production duo The Aqua League (Doug and Reem) have released their remix of The Lox‘s single “Survivor” for the BeatStars and Native Instruments presented A3C Festival Remix Contest. Having added their own street themed banger of an instrumental to Sheek,… read more

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[New EP] Aaron Omar – War Stories & Love Letters (Produced by Aaron Omar, Lon Canvas, Travis Mendes & Ski Beatz)

Posted by The Certified Genius New York emcee Aaron Omar has released his EP War Stories & Love Letters. Having produced six of the EP’s nine songs himself, Aaron Omar’s War Stories & Love Letters also includes production from Lon Canvas, Travis… read more

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[New Audio] Da Fingaz – “Claim To Fame” (Produced by Da Fingaz)

Posted by The Certified Genius For his Top Notch Tuesday series, Da Fingaz presents his “Claim To Fame” instrumental that was created using the iStandard Producers and Jay Keyz released Loop Lounge sound collection. Having won our Loop Lounge kit in the corresponding contest that… read more

[New Instrumental Album] Supa Dave West – Beat Boxing

Posted by The Certified Genius As the man behind the beats for the likes of De La Soul, J Dilla, Common, Talib Kweli, Ghostface Killah and Slum Village, producer Supa Dave West has released an instrumental album titled Beat Boxing. As a producer who… read more

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[Winners Circle] Daniel Young Speaks On Winning iStandard’s Nashville Showcase, Receiving SykSense’s Cosign

Posted by The Certified Genius How’s it going Daniel Young? Life is good, man. Just taking it one day at a time. First off, I want to congratulate you on winning our recent producer showcase… read more

[New Audio] Constant Flow Ft. Swave Sevah & Akir – “Dog Tags” (Produced by Southpaw)

Posted by The Certified Genius As the second single from his upcoming Ascension debut, Constant Flow drops the album’s Swave Sevah and Akir assisted cut “Dog Tags“. With Constant Flow’s intense lyrical style being complimented by Swave’s powerful delivery and Akir’s smooth poetry,… read more

[New Album] Statik Selektah – What Goes Around (Produced by Statik Selektah) [Album Stream]

Posted by The Certified Genius Hip-hop producer and DJ Statik Selektah has released his latest album What Goes Around and it is now available to be streamed in its entirety. Including a total of twenty songs that are all… read more

[Featured Placement Opp Of The Week] Jordin Sparks

Posted by The Certified Genius Singer/actress Jordin Sparks is ready to release another project and she’s looking for some great top line R&B records. Submit Your Tracks Here

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[iTeach] #HowTo Prepare For An iStandard Producers Showcase: Staff Edition

Posted by The Certified Genius While it may come natural for some – especially our repeat alumni – entering and preparing for an iStandard Producers showcase can be a nerve wracking experience. As producers, we want to… read more