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[iNterview] Rugah Rahj Talks Producing “No Motive” For Lil Wayne & DJ Khaled, Placement Advice To Producers

Posted By The Certified Genius How’s it going Rugah Rahj? First off, I want to thank you for taking the time out of your schedule for this interview. To say the least, you’ve helped to craft… read more

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[New Editorial] Focus… Speaks with Nodfactor About Rejoining Dr. Dre’s Aftermath Entertainment

Posted By The Certified Genius Aside from being the most recent client with iStandard Producers, Grammy award winning producer Focus… spoke with Nodfactor for an exclusive interview about rejoining Dr. Dre‘s Aftermath Entertainment. Not only does Focus… speak about how he went about… read more

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[New Album] AWAR & Vanderslice – The Winning Team (Produced by Vanderslice) [Album Stream]

Posted By The Certified Genius Hip-hop artist AWAR and iStandard alumni producer Vanderslice have released their collaborative album titled The Winning Team. Boasting a total of seven tracks with features from Freddie Gibbs, Roc Marciano, BJ the Chicago Kid, Troy Ave, King Los, Latoiya… read more

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[New Audio] Joey Bada$$ – “Big Poppa $wank (Snippet)” (Produced by J57)

Posted By The Certified Genius As premiered by Statik Selektah on Showoff Radio/Shade 45, we get a sneak peek at the J57 produced Joey Bada$$ single “Big Poppa $wank“. Set to appear on Joey’s debut album B4.DA.$$, “Big Poppa $wank” finds Joey Bada$$… read more

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[New Video] The Distortion of Sound (Full Film) Featuring Quincy Jones, Snoop Dogg, Hans Zimmer & More

Posted By The Certified Genius As we continue to live in a digital age, the decreasing quality of music due to the popularity of mp3s and lackluster headphones becomes a bigger problem for those who are… read more

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[New Video] Apollo Brown Plays Mass Appeal’s Rhythm Roulette

Posted By The Certified Genius As the latest contestant on Mass Appeal‘s Rhythm Roulette series, Detroit producer Apollo Brown takes a stab at the sample flip challenge based game. After blindly buying three random vinyl records, Apollo Brown takes the… read more

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[New Audio] Johnnie Floss – “Make Your Move” (Produced by Shamtrax)

Posted By The Certified Genius Brooklyn’s own Johnnie Floss drops his latest release in the form of “Make Your Move“. Produced by Shamtrax, Johnnie Floss’ “Make Your Move” takes a shot at analyzing modern male and female relationships over… read more

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[News] BabyPaul Signs Hip-Hop Artist/Actor Drift To His eOne Distributed D.O.E./Transparency Label

Posted By The Certified Genius Legendary hip-hop producer/musician BabyPaul aka BpZy (credits include Black Moon, Nas and Smif-N-Wessun) has signed recording artist/actor Drift to his eOne Music distributed D.O.E./Transparency label. Having been featured in DJ Khaled‘s “Never Surrender” and Yo Gotti‘s “Don’t Come Around” as well as in the first episode of 50… read more

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[New Audio] Niamson Ft. Danny Light – “More Than A Little” (Produced by Dame Grease)

Posted By The Certified Genius As the official debut single from Bronx artist Niamson, we are presented with the Dame Grease produced and Danny Light featuring “More Than A Little“. With a classic Michael Jackson sample supporting Niamson’s love story based lyrics, “More… read more

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[New Video] Audible Doctor Reveals Sampling Tips, His Beat Making Process & New Contest with TheBeeShine & CrateStream

Posted By The Certified Genius Audible Doctor of the Brown Bag AllStars crew recently kicked it with TheBeeShine and CrateStream in his home studio while he made a new beat. Not only does Audible Doctor explain why he gravitates towards certain samples, he… read more

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[New Video] Patrick Toussaint Ft. Michael Lockett – “Can You Feel It” (Produced by Jon Bonus)

Posted By The Certified Genius As the follow up to the release of the single that was released in April, Patrick Toussaint drops the music video for “Can You Feel It“. Featuring sharp visuals to compliment Patrick’s… read more

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[News] iStandard Producers Is Now Hiring & Looking To Expand Our Team

Posted By The Certified Genius For the past nine years iStandard has been committed to putting the voice of the producer to the forefront of music. Through that mission we have successfully placed records with several major labels and artists, created… read more