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[New Audio] Skyzoo & Torae – “Blue Yankee Fitted” (Produced by !llmind)

Posted By The Certified Genius As the debut single from Skyzoo and  Torae‘s upcoming collaborative album Barrel Brothers, the dynamic duo presents us with the  ”Blue Yankee Fitted“. As a proud representation of the fact that both emcees are… read more

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[iNterview] Jordan Ferguson Speaks In Depth About Writing The Newly Released 33 1/3 ‘J Dilla’s Donuts’ Book

Posted By The Certified Genius From a Los Angeles hospital bed, equipped with little more than a laptop and a stack of records, James “J Dilla” Yancey crafted a set of tracks that would forever change… read more

[New Audio] Red Eye Ft. Mr. Cheeks – “Hemperor’s Theme” (Produced by DJ Tray)

Posted By The Certified Genius Florida’s own Red Eye takes it to Queens, NY with the assistance of Mr. Cheeks on the song “Hemperor’s Theme“. With Cheeks’ signature raspy voice on the celebratory chorus and Red Eye’s flows taking over… read more

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[New Video] DJ Premier & Miguel Working Together In The Studio

Posted By The Certified Genius As reported by DJ Premier and Miguel via their Instagram profiles, the producer and artist have been spotted together while working in the studio. Including a quick snapshot (see above) and a brief video below… read more

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[iNterview] The Good Villains Speak On ‘The Rose’ Beat Tape, Their Production Tools of Choice

Posted By The Certified Genius Hey fellas, I just want to kick this interview off by thanking you for your time and saying congratulations on the release of your beat tape The Rose. Let’s start from… read more

[New Audio] Pharoahe Monch Ft. DJ Revolution – “Get Down” (Produced by M-Phazes)

Posted By The Certified Genius As the first single from the upcoming Coalmine Records compilation album Unearthed, we are presented with the original Pharoahe Monch song “Get Down“. Chock full of James Brown vocal samples, feel-good brass phrases and grooving drum rhythms, M-Phazes… read more

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[New Video] iStandard Kit of the Week: Sounds And Gear Review of iStandard’s ‘Loop Lounge: Lean Loops & Breaks’ Collection

Posted By The Certified Genius & Terance Homicile Saint Joe of Sounds And Gear recently created a video review of our newly released Loop Lounge: Lean Loops and Breaks Collection. Not only does Saint Joe run through a bunch of the sounds/loops… read more

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[New Video] Marcè Reazon Speaks On Working As An Engineer, Producer & Artist, Breaks Down One Of His Instrumentals

Posted By The Certified Genius Having racked up engineering credits for the likes of Kanye West, Kid Cudi, John Legend, Troy Ave and many more, artist/producer/engineer Marcè Reazon takes us on a tour of his studio during his latest interview with SBTV. Not only… read more

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[New Audio] Lana Del Rey & Marky – “Young And Beautiful (WinningStre-mix)” (Produced by Rick Nowels & Al Shux)

Posted By The Certified Genius Marky and his Winning Streak Group label present the WinningStre-mix of Lana Del Rey‘s airy single “Young And Beautiful“. Originally included on The Great Gatsby soundtrack, Marky adds his own depth packed verse and response chorus vocals to Lana’s… read more

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[New Video] Jae Apollo – “The Third Intro” (Produced by Downtown Beats)

Posted By The Certified Genius Brooklyn’s own Jae Apollo has released an official music video for his heartfelt song “The Third Intro“. Included as the introductory song on Jae’s Late For My Arrival mixtape, “The Third Intro” includes an ambient… read more

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[New Video] Mr. Green Ft. Army of the Pharaohs – “God Particle (Live From The Streets Remix)” (Produced by Mr. Green)

Posted By The Certified Genius For the latest Live From The Streets episode, Mr. Green takes the hip-hop collective Army of the Pharaohs record “God Particle” to the streets for an amazing remix. Starting with a recorded live piano from a street… read more

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[New Video] Premise Announces May 1st Release Date Of ‘Lighters Anonymous’ Beat Tape In New Trailer

Posted By The Certified Genius Premise of Straight-N-Narrow Records is preparing to release his Lighters Anonymous beat tape and his released a brand new trailer in promotion of his project. Making use of some lighter themed, stop  animation to make the… read more