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[New Video] Symbolyc One Speaks On Lupe Fiasco’s ‘Tetsuo & Youth’ & ‘Black Vietnam’ Albums With DJ Booth #A3CProAudio

Posted By The Certified Genius In celebration of the A3C Pro Audio experience, we’re hit with another dope video interview as S1 aka Symbolyc One and DJ Booth talk together about the creation of Lupe Fiasco‘s upcoming Tetsuo & Youth project as well as the S1 collaboration album Black Vietnam…. read more

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[New Audio] Divine – “Check It Out” (Produced by Prov P)

Posted By The Certified Genius Brooklyn’s own Divine takes us back to the golden era of hip-hop on the release of his “Check It Out” single that will appear on the emcee’s upcoming Ghetto Rhymin’ LP. Produced by Prov P aka Andy Price,… read more

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[New Contest] iStandard’s Beat Camp NYC 4-Day VIP Pass Giveaway

Posted By The Certified Genius With the season coming to an end with our two biggest events (Beat Camp NYC and Beast of the Beats VIII), we have decided to give two lucky Instagram (IG) winners the opportunity to receive a FREE 4-Day… read more

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[New Audio] Apollo Brown & Ras Kass “How To Kill God” (Produced by Apollo Brown)

Posted By The Certified Genius Known for his intelligent and in-depth lyricism, West Coast emcee Ras Kass drops the latest single titled “How To Kill God” from his upcoming Blasphemy album with Detroit producer Apollo Brown. Ras’ religious themed rhymes are… read more

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[News] Rhythm Section Entertainment’s Big Mike To Release His Debut Album ‘Young Man Old Soul’ On 11/25

Posted By The Certified Genius Production powerhouse Rhythm Section Entertainment‘s own Michael “Big Mike” Hart Jr. is releasing his official debut album entitled Young Man Old Soul on November 25th, 2014. Much more than a music… read more

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[Throwback Thursday] ‘808: The Movie’ Trailer

Posted By The Certified Genius While this upcoming film and trailer may be brand new, the 808 drum machine has become an essential staple in the world of music production. With an upcoming film and soundtrack dedicated to… read more

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[New Video] Symbolyc One Reveals The Sound That He Is Providing For Kanye West’s New Album With DJBooth #A3CProAudio

Posted By The Certified Genius Moving right along for the latest behind the scenes look at iStandard, A3C and SAE Atlanta’s A3C Pro Audio experience, DJ Booth and Symbolyc One return to touch on S1’s most… read more

[News] Cover Art & Tracklist Released For Jared Evan & Statik Selektah’s Upcoming ‘Still Blue’ Album

Posted By The Certified Genius The Boom Bap and Blues duo of Jared Evan and Statik Selektah are awaiting another chance to grace our speakers on October 28th with the release of their next collaborative effort titled… read more

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[New Video] An0maly – “Chiraq Remix” (Produced by Allen Ritter, Boi-1da & Vinylz)

Posted By The Certified Genius The highly underrated emcee An0maly presents an impressive visual treatment for his “Chiraq Remix” that is delivered over the instrumental popularized by Meek Mill, Lil Durk and Shy Glizzy. Taking us on a nighttime tour of the… read more

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[New Audio] Drawzilla – “Keep Calm And Wait A Minute” (Produced by Drawzilla)

Posted By The Certified Genius Producer, songwriter, engineer and artist Drawzilla presents his latest music creation in the form of the single “Keep Calm And Wait A Minute“. Produced, written and performed by Zilla himself, “Keep Calm And… read more

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[New Editorial] Steve Lobel Talks With XXL About The Music Business, Remaining Humble & Jam Master Jay

Posted By The Certified Genius As one of the key players of the music industry who remains behind the scenes and humble in the process of doing so, Steve Lobel has worked with everybody from Jam Master Jay and Run DMC to… read more

[New Video] Phife Dawg Speaks With Come Home With Me About His Writing Process, J Dilla & A Tribe Called Quest

Posted By The Certified Genius As the second part of Come Home With Me and Rachel Leah‘s sit down conversation with Phife Dawg of A Tribe Called Quest, the legendary emcee spoke on various topics concerning the current state of hip-hop. Starting… read more