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[iNterview] Producer Tryfe On The Beat Discusses His Work On Freeway’s Upcoming ‘FREE WILL’ Album, His Sources Of Inspiration

Posted By The Certified Genius & J Hatch What’s up Tryfe On The Beat? For those unfamilar with the name, please let everyone know where you are from and what you do. I was born in Chicago, Illinois,… read more

[New Mixtape] Willis Brook – Any Beat Killa 2

Posted By The Certified Genius New York artist Willis Brook has released his latest mixtape Any Beat Killa 2. With a tracklisting of eleven records that includes original production from Cavstar, Arsiney, 7F, Young Beatz, Dj Spinna and Grammy nominated duo Disclosure along… read more

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[New Audio] Rachael Hendricks – “All Made Sense” (Produced by Drawzilla)

Posted By The Certified Genius Singer/songwriter Rachael Hendricks has released her acoustic guitar driven and Drawzilla produced single “All Made Sense”. With Joe Phillips holding down guitar duties, Drawzilla provides a pounding kick drum and smooth percussion groove to compliment Rachael’s… read more

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[New Audio] Blame One – “All Of Me” (Produced by Jbleds)

Posted By The Certified Genius For his latest release, West Coast emcee Blame One presents the laid back and soulful cut “All Of Me”. Full of positive vibes and a chilled out sample, the Jbleds produced “All Of Me”… read more

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[Featured Placement Opp Of The Week] Meek Mill

Posted By The Certified Genius Philly dream chaser Meek Mill is ready to takeover the rap game with his next project Dreams Worth More Than Money.  Meek is in the process of looking for hard hitting… read more

[New Contest] Khrysis Presents The ‘Elements’ Drum Kit Contest

Posted By The Certified Genius As a follow up to the release of his incredibly dope Elements drum kit, Jamla Records and Soul Council producer Khrysis presents the official Element drum kit producer contest. With a… read more

[Placement News] iStandard Places The Intro For The New G Unit EP ‘The Beast Is G Unit’ For MistrAdams

Posted By The Certified Genius & J Hatch iStandard is proud to announce its second placement with G Unit in the last twelve months. In the mid summer of 2014, iStandard hosted a listening session with G Unit… read more

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[New Audio] Kirswords Ft. Soul Khan, Joe Swisher & DJ Bear One- “Tri-State Mindstate” (Produced by J57)

Posted By The Certified Genius Philadelphia emcees Kirswords and Joe Swisher link up with Soul Khan, DJ Bear One and J57 for the appropriately titled “Tri-State Mindstate”. With J57 laying down the raw, hip-hop instrumental, DJ… read more

[iSucceed] iStandard Alumni Symbolyc One Speaks On His Road To Success, Forming Black Vietnam With Lupe Fiasco

Posted By The Certified Genius As far as inspiring success stories for music producers go, very few can top or match that of Symbolyc One aka S1. Having been on the grind for years and competed in iStandard producer showcases before… read more

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[New Beat Tape] DJ DNA Beats & Got Instrumentals – Age Of Enlightenment

Posted By The Certified Genius iStandard alumni and signee to Amadeus’ Platinum Boy Music imprint, DJ DNA Beats, has released his latest beat tape with Got Instrumentals titled Age Of Enlightenment. With an impressive tracklist of twenty three original beats in total, DJ DNA… read more

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[New EP] Badí – Acceptance (Produced by Mr. Jones, Swazzo, Gregory Stutzer & J-Sing)

Posted By The Certified Genius Hip-hop artist and singer Badí has released a six song EP titled Acceptance. Showcasing Badí’s talents as both a vocalist and a lyricist, Acceptance is mainly produced by iStandard staff member, alumni and dope producer Mr. Jones along with Swazzo, Gregory… read more

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[New Album] ED-APE – Your Face Here (Album Stream)

Posted By The Certified Genius Fresh off of a successful single release with Stones Throw Records, hip-hop artist ED-APE of the New York based alternative group Bill Collectorz has released his own album entitled Your Face Here. Full of experimental vibes, Your… read more