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[News] iStandard Places Beat by Rajeo in Tink’s 2015 Freshman Profile

Posted by DJ Aaron Omar As we continue on!  Rajeo has his 2nd placement on a XXL Freshman Profile video, this time for one of my personal favorite new artists, Tink.  Congratulations, sir. To the producers reading this,… read more

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[New Video] J.Oliver – “Fxck You Mean” by Meek Mill & Boosie (Behind The Beat)

Posted by DJ Aaron Omar Meek Mill’s album Dreams Worth More Than Money just dropped today and one of the songs leading up to the project’s promo campaign was the Boosie featured “Fxck You Mean.”  That track was produced by J.Oliver, who… read more

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[New Audio] maticulous – “Black Hoodie Rap” (feat Lil Fame of M.O.P. and Rah Digga)

Posted by DJ Aaron Omar Although the weather in New York is starting to resemble somewhat of a Summer season, it’s never the wrong time for “Black Hoodie Rap.”  Maticulous rounded up 2 of the most respected… read more

[Placement Opp] Young Jeezy

Posted by DJ Aaron Omar You all know Young Jeezy and you also know his sound.  Right now, Jeezy is in the studio and he’s looking for anthems tailored for the streets.  If you have something… read more

[Audio] Anik Khan – “The Knowing” (Produced by Don Knock & Renaissance)

Posted by DJ Aaron Omar Queens producer Don Knock teamed up with fellow Q-Borough representative Anik Khan to create “I Be Knowing,” the lead single from Khan’s album IDKY, due to release July 21st.  Believe me, this one goes.

[News] iStandard Alumni Sikwitit Featured on Dallas Observer; Talks About the Dallas Production Scene

Posted by DJ Aaron Omar Sikwitit has become one of the most visible figures in the Dallas production scene and in-turn, is using his attention to shine some light on the next crop of talent.  The Dallas… read more

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[News] iStandard Places Beat Produced by PHOF on Vince Staples’ “XXL Freshman Profile”

  Posted by DJ Aaron Omar We here at iStandard are continuing to have a very blessed 2015.  We’re happy to announce that we placed an instrumental by PHOF in the XXL Freshman Profile video for Vince… read more

[Audio] Future Holotape – “Analog Renegades” (Album)

Analog Renegades by Future Holotape Posted by DJ Aaron Omar Pretty sure this is all I’ll be playing today.  So, Future Holotape is a synth-happy, LA based duo who draws inspiration from pop culture in the 80’s…. read more

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[New Video] iStandard Producers Showcase – Dallas Edition Recap

Written by DJ Aaron Omar Dallas has always been a great city for us here at iStandard and our most recent Producers Showcase continued on with that tradition.  Freddie Bruno took home the 1st place nod (read… read more

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[New Audio] First Division – “This Iz Tha Time” (Produced by DJ Premier)

Posted by DJ Aaron Omar Canada has bred some great music over the years and First Division are carrying on tradition with their latest single, “This Iz Tha Time.”  The duo of Shylow & Expertise teamed up with DJ Premier to create… read more

[New Audio] Da Youngfellaz – “Braggin’ Rights” (Notorious B.I.G. & Jay Z Tribute)

Posted by DJ Aaron Omar Right now, 1 of New York’s most impressive Hip Hop acts is the duo of Jay Storm and Sho-Biz, collectively known as Da Youngfellaz.  On June 29th, they will release a… read more

[New Audio] Typ ILL – “Not For Everybody” (Produced by 5ickness)

Posted by DJ Aaron Omar Cautionary tales told from the 1st person-point-of-view have made for some of Hip Hop’s most riveting tracks.  Typ ILL uses his experiences of chasing his dream of making it big… read more