Behind The Breaks Jan 29th for lady producers! – The RZA Edition at Johnny Brenda’s

Behind The Breaks: RZA Edition

8 LADY producers go head to head in a bracket style elimination.


Hosted By Ambush

Music By Dj Deuce 

The contestants will be using carefully selected songs from the RZA’s production catalog to create the beats which they will use to battle head to head.

Sponsored by American Musical Supply & L2BF

Contact Michelle Live (FB) @DivaBleu (Twitter) for more info on how to participate!!


3-Day VIP Pass Giveaway!! | @iStandard #BeatcampAtl Dec 3rd – 6th | #Producers

We are excited to announce the final 2015 @iStandard #BeatCampATL – Presented by @akai_pro / Powered by @monstermusic x @ableton at @SAEAtlanta (215 Peachtree St NE #300, Atlanta, GA 30303) going down December 3rd – 6th during #BeastOfTheBeatsIX weekend, we have decided to give 1 lucky Instagram winner the opportunity to receive a free VIP PASS. Passes include #VIP #LuncheonDec 5th & 6th, attendance to ALL 4 NIGHTS to Beast of the Beats IX at @HarlemNightsSaturdays, #Classes, Ableton Sponsored #GiftBags (while supplies last), #Free #Download of @WaveDNA’s #LiquidRhythmIntro ($49 MSRP). To Enter the IG contest please read and follow these simple rules:

1. Repost this flyer on your IG tag @iStandard and hashtag #BeatCampATL
2. Tag 2 Different IG producer friends on each Repost
3. Follow iStandard on IG and Twitter (both iStandard): you must be following both accounts to qualify
4. Make sure your page is not private, a giveaway page, or ghost page as this will disqualify you
5. You may enter the contest posting this flyer once per day. The more you post the above flyer and hashtag us, the more chances you have of winning the VIP Beat Camp ATL passes.
Contest ends 11:59 pm, Sunday November 29th, 2015. This is your chance, you feel lucky? 
See more details at 
#istandardproducers #istandardanr #istandard #sae #Atl #atlanta #georgia #Ga #Beats #music #class #seminar #mentorship #critique #AnR #industry #music #monster #network #mentorship #showcase #production

Firefly Music Festival 2016 Line Up | Tickets On Sale Nov 20th!

DOVER, DE (Nov.18) – Firefly Music Festival is returning to The Woodlands for the fifth year on June 16-19, 2016. Along with headliners Mumford & Sons, Kings of Leon, Florence & The Machine, and Deadmau5, the lineup also includes Ellie Goulding, Disclosure, Blink-182, Death Cab for Cutie, M83, Tame Impala, The 1975, A$AP Rocky, Of Monsters and Men, Major Lazer, Chvrches, and more than 100 additional acts. Full lineup below.


Snow Tha Product In The Studio w/ Beast of the Beats VIII Winner Sikwitit

 & Monster Energy are proud to present this video piece documenting Dallas’ own Sikwitit, as he overcame many obstacles to win Beast of the Beats VIII and afford himself the opportunity to get into the studio with the WOKE queen herself – Snow Tha Product
The end result was “Got Me This Far”, which ended up being one of the soaring cuts on her 2015 release “The Rest Comes Later”, available to download over at
Beast of The Beats VIII
500 Beats
100 Producers
3 Days
**1 Winner**
Had the pleasure of meeting the man of the hour (after over a year of fanning out on social media) in person at the Patchwerk Studios for the Native Instruments private event at A3C Festival 2015
Snow Tha Product

#Grammys | Dec 7th | Grammy Nominations will be aired on "CBS This Morning"

The Recording Academy® will kick off the announcement of the 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards® nominations Monday, Dec. 7 by revealing the nominees in the four General Field categories (Best New Artist, Record Of The Year, Song Of The Year, and Album Of The Year) live on “CBS This Morning.” Immediately following, at 8:30 a.m. ET, nominations across all 83 categories will be announced via press release and made available on

When Where What
8:15 – 8:30 a.m. ET “CBS This Morning” General Field Nominations
8:30 a.m. ET Complete Nominations List

For questions about the 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards:
Neda Azarfar / The Recording Academy / 310.392.3777 /
Maureen O’Connor / Rogers & Cowan / 310.854.8116
Follow The GRAMMYs on Facebook and Twitter, and use @theGRAMMYs or #GRAMMYs to join the conversation as it unfolds Dec. 7.    

B Eazyyy performing at Digital Art Gallery Tour #NYC | Dec 11th | #DirtySprite2 Edition

Special Performance by
December 11th, 2015 // 6pm – 11pm
226 W. 145th St New York NY
Dirty Sprite 2 edition
Headline Photography art by VH1s Black Ink Crew Walt (@da_wizrd)
Hosted by @officialUFONYC
Music By: QuiteHype & more
Artists lineup coming soon… 
Get tickets in advance at

Community Gathering Nov 27th-29th at West Phillie Produce – Buy Local Black Friday Weekend #BuyBlack

The friends of West Phillie Produce, Sojourn Exposure Designs, social artist group and P.M. Munchies all know that we create community through gathering and economic opportunities. There is a truth to strength in numbers. This is a time for family friends and community to come out and just love and support one another. we believe in unity through arts and culture. this is where we take a stand and take our community back. We do not let the mainstream define who they think we are supposed to be. We are all one beautiful family. Come join us for good food, fun art music and great artists selling their wares. This is our “or else”! By creating economic opportunities and strengthening our bond with in our family and artist community!!! We stand united and strong!!!

Early bird vending option is 8am on all three days.

Second set up time is 11am for 12pm start for those that need more time to prepare in the morning.

Spaces are first come first serve. 

Space is limited so please get on the list now.

We are catering to handmade vendors.

What we are looking for is jewelry artists, painters, ceramics, clothing, bags, accessories, silkscreened designs or even vinyl designs, music, and musicians, poets, writers that want to sell their books, candy makers and chocolatiers 🙂 oh and face painters. if you have any questions please feel free to inbox and submit photos of your work to Rachel Divinesojourn Watson.

We are also looking for community organizations to set up information tables to share their resources with the community.

Vendors are allowed 1 6-8ft table and 1 clothing wrack as to conserve space and for information tables, nothing larger than a card table size please so that we can maximize space for our handmade product vendors.

All hand made or created from your heart 

ASCAP EXPO Early Bird Pricing During November

Registration is open for the 11th annual ASCAP “I Create Music” EXPO, April 28th – 30th, 2016 at the Loews Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles. This premier conference for songwriters, composers, artists and producers in all genres of music kicks off on April 28th with ASCAP’s General Annual Membership Meeting. EXPO participants can register for the conference with a special “early bird” price during the month of November.
The ASCAP “I Create Music” EXPO has succeeded by giving participants an unforgettable and authentic experience – real knowledge, tools, connections and a community of support and guidance they can’t find anywhere else. ASCAP has released a video to promote the 2016 event, which features attendees sharing their passions in their own words about how EXPO became a life and career-changing experience for them:

2016 Officially H.O.ME #Festival – The History of Me

Sonicbid Gig Submissions Open here!


2016 Officially H.O.ME is booking up to 20 Sonicbids bands to perform in August 2016. Selected acts may be compensated.

The Opportunity

Officially H.O.ME – The History of Me is the era-2-era retro music festival, which celebrates the 70’s, 80’s, 90’s to the 2000’s eras of popular music to support the fight against cancer. They are looking to add emerging bands as supporting talent for this retro festival. The 3-day event happens across 3 main stages and expects to bring upwards of 15,000 attendees. The event well feature live music, artist installations and sculptors, a beer garden, ferris wheel, camping, skate pavilion, dance studio and tons of food vendors.