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[New Audio] Alluxe Ft. Sister Crayon – “Hold U” (Produced by Alluxe)

Posted By The Certified Genius As premiered by Complex, iStandard alumni Alluxe has released the captivating and energetic single “Hold U” that features Sister Crayon. Starting with a cinematic and hard-hitting synthesized instrumental backdrop from Alluxe, “Hold U” also makes use of… read more

iStandard Track-By-Track Review: Jared Evan & Statik Selektah – Still Blue (Produced by Jared Evan & Statik Selektah)

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] Najee Morning Ft. French Montana – “Phantom Life” (Produced by Maserati Sparks)

Posted By The Certified Genius Shineboy Entertainment co-founder and producer Maserati Sparks presents the label’s latest release with “Phantom Life” by Najee Morning featuring French Montana. Delivered over Maserati’s sinister composition of hard-hitting brass stabs and eerie synthesized strings, “Phantom Life” is… read more

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[New Audio] Big Mike Ft. Elan Trotman – “Groove Me Tonight” (Produced by Rhythm Section Entertainment)

Posted By The Certified Genius iStandard alumni and one half of the Beast of the Beats VII champion duo Rhythm Section Entertainment, Michael “Big Mike” Hart Jr. has released his elegantly composed “Groove Me Tonight” single. Fittingly released as the debut song from his… read more

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[New Audio] Black Sheep Dres – “Propagation” (Produced By Music Mystro & Evan Brown)

Posted By The Certified Genius Dres aka Black Sheep Dres of the legendary hip-hop duo Black Sheep has released a new song titled “Propagation” that is produced by iStandard alumni Music Mystro and Evan Brown. With Dres laying down various lessons for his son and… read more

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[New Video] Poison Ivory – “Alchemy” (Produced by JO A)

Posted By The Certified Genius Halloween is going down this Friday and singer/songwriter Poison Ivory delivers the perfectly timed visuals with the release of the music video for “Alchemy“. Produced by iStandard alumni JO A, “Alchemy” is a powerful and cinematic… read more

[iReminisce] The iStandard, A3C & SAE Atlanta 2014 #A3CProAudio Recap

Posted By The Certified Genius With the iStandard Producers, A3C and SAE Atlanta presented A3C Pro Audio experience having taken place two weeks ago, it’s only right for iStandard to present producers with a recap of some of the event’s highlights, especially for… read more

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[Featured Placement Opp Of The Week] K. Michelle

  Posted By The Certified Genius R&B diva K. Michelle is prepping a followup to her hit album Rebellious Soul and she needs your fully referenced and complete R&B records. Send Your Tracks Here

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[New Beat Tape] DJ DNA Beats – Instrumentals EP

Posted By The Certified Genius iStandard alumni and producer of The Game‘s “Hit Em Hard” record that features Bobby Shmurda, Freddie Gibbs and Skeme, DJ DNA Beats, has released his beat tape Instrumentals EP with Got Instrumentals. With a whopping total of twenty two original instrumental tracks,… read more

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[New Video] Confidence Reveals Different Sample Flipping Techniques

Posted By The Certified Genius Hip-hop producer Confidence has released an insightful video that aims to educate producers on different ways to flip a sample, especially if said sample has been used on multiple records. Starting with a record… read more

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[New Audio] De Marcus Rashad, K Harris & Pope Adrian Bless – “Too Black” (Produced by One the Producer)

Posted By The Certified Genius As the lead single from his upcoming Rude Awakening EP 2 project, iStandard alumni One the Producer aka Bangers by One presents “Too Black” by De Marcus Rashad, K Harris and Pope Adrian Bless. Led by One’s swinging drum line, ambient… read more

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[New Album] DJ Butter & DJ Dez – A Piece Of The Action (Produced by DJ Butter & DJ Dez) [Album Stream]

Posted By The Certified Genius Detroit producers DJ Dez and DJ Butter unite for a collaborative album titled A Piece Of The Action. Available for streaming and purchase purposes, Dez and Butter’s A Piece Of The Action features the likes of Kool G… read more