Veteran Hip Hop producer Gensu Dean is preparing for his debut release. Standard Life, to be released by Mello Music Group on February 28, 2012, finds the beat-maker for Ol’ Dirty Bastard, Lord Jamar and Royal Flush teaming with some friends of old and new.

Standard Life features Jamar (along with Sadat X), Large Professor, Roc Marciano and David Banner. Also featured is DMC, Prince Po and Count Bass D. According to, Dean’s equipment in making beats consists of an Akai SP-1200 sampling drum machine and over 7,000 records. Gensu produced all 17 records on the release distributed by Fat Beats.

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