iStandard Producers Weigh In On XXL’s 2013 Freshman Producers List
Freshman season wouldn’t be complete without a look at the burgeoning wizards behind the boards. After all, what’s a Macklemore without a Ryan Lewis? And what’s a goon to a goblin? Anyway, now that the Freshman Class of 2013 has been revealed, it’s time to get familiar with some of the producers that will be sure to make much of the music the Freshman MCs will rhyme over. When it comes to beats, the good folks over at iStandard Producers are our go-to guys. We hit up the company’s founders, J. Hatch and Don Di Napoli, who are in the midst of preparing for the launch of Beat Camp, a producer’s one-stop-shop event for branding, management, mixing, sampling, networking and more. Beat Camp kicks off May 17th, and will makes stops in Miami, Atlanta, Los Angeles and New York. Check out the 2013 XXL Freshman Producers class and peep J. Hatch (JH) and Don (DD)’s commentary after the jump.