EXPO iStandard Producer and Rapper Showcase Submissions

ASCAP EXPO iStandard

iStandard submissions have closed.
The deadline for submissions to this showcase was April 9th.

For the eighth straight year, ASCAP is excited to announce the ASCAP EXPO iStandard Producer and Rapper Showcase. This event is specifically for rappers and producers in Hip-Hop, Pop, R&B and Dance to showcase their talents. Submissions are now open (through April 9, 2016 at 11:59PM EST)! The iStandard Producer Showcase is the premier national music producer specific event, spotlighting aspiring hit-makers in front of a panel of prominent music industry tastemakers. The ASCAP EXPO iStandard Producer Showcase will occur one evening during the EXPO. Those selected will be judged by notable ASCAP EXPO panelists!

PRODUCERS - If you make tracks (or beats), then this is an opportunity for you. Eight EXPO attendees, who submit tracks, will be selected to play tracks at the showcase. Those selected and all of the other EXPO attendees in the audience will receive valuable constructive criticism and build relationships with contacts that can assist them in getting ahead in their careers.

RAPPERS – We understand the producer and rapper go hand in hand in Hip-Hop, so the ASCAP EXPO iStandard Producer Showcase will feature a rap performances during the show!

The iStandard Producer Showcase has been held in over a dozen major US cities over the past 10 years. Producers that have been a part of the iStandard Producer Showcase have had placements with artists such as Kanye West, 50 Cent, Beyonce, Diddy, Snoop Dogg, Fabolous, Jill Scott, The Clipse, and more.

The ASCAP EXPO iStandard Producer and Rap Showcase promises to up the ante for Hip-Hop, R&B, Pop and Dance production for 2016 and beyond. Even if you aren't selected to be on the showcase, the ASCAP EXPO iStandard Producer Showcase will be a must attend event for networking, hearing real feedback and finding the next super producer!

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES AND DETAILS

- You must be registered to attend the ASCAP EXPO in order to submit. You will be asked to enter your ASCAP EXPO Registration Number from your confirmation email or letter.
- Submissions are online only via the iStandard Producers website.
- PRODUCERS: Submit two tracks in mp3 form, each may be up to 10 MB and should not be more than two minutes. Tracks should be instrumentals or instrumentals with chorus "hooks" in Hip-Hop, Pop, R&B, Electronic, and Dance genres. No Full Songs! The Track submitted must be an original work created by you.
- ARTISTS/RAPPERS: Submit a link to a video (such as on YouTube) of one of your live performances. The song submitted must be written or co-written by you.
- The submission process will close on April 9, 2016 at 11:59PM EST. Late submissions will not be accepted.
- Those selected to be on the showcase will be notified by iStandard prior to the EXPO via e-mail. Entrants should not contact ASCAP or iStandard to see if they have been selected.
- You must agree to all Official Rules, Terms and Conditions. Any false information will result in automatic disqualification.



iStandard submissions have closed.
The deadline for submissions to this showcase was April 9th.

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