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If you copped the In The Balance compilation which saw its release last week, you will have no doubt have heard one of its many gems – Ripped Stoney by Rye Shabby. Now the Ipswich MC returns with a new video for the track, which features production from Taube and visual handiwork from Wavey Times. In The Balance Vol. 1 is available now.

Nice selection of tracks from In The Balance, featuring the wealth of talent that makes up their current roster. Regular visitors to the blog will most likely be familiar with some of the tracks already, but having them all compiled together in one place is a great reminder of just how much quality music the label has been responsible for since its inception back in 2015. Read the rest of this entry »


I remember first hearing Verb T rap when his track Showbitchness was included on a Low Life Records compilation, back in 2003. Since then he has been a constant in my relationship with UK hip hop, thanks to his association with High Focus, most notably as part of The Four Owls, as well as a string of projects with the likes of Pitch 92 and Illinformed. I spoke with him recently about a number of things including maintaining his longevity, setting up his own label and his ongoing struggles with Crohn’s Disease.

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Fresh heat on a rainy day from Chillman and G00SE, with the aptly titled Cold Weather. This is the first cut from the duo’s upcoming album and also features production from G00SE. The video was made by Parallel Media. The track is also available to stream and download on the usual platforms.

Fresh out the gates today, comes the latest visual offering from Moreone, as he makes tentative steps towards the release of his new album. 3991 is produced by Verb T and features cuts from Jazz T. Streams and downloads are also available now via In The Balance Records.

Fresh video from Rye Shabby, lifted from his Die Shabby EP, which was released back in May. Concrete Camouflage sees Shabby teaming up with Muckaniks, who brings his normal dirty, menacing brand of production to the table. The EP is out now on In The Balance Records.

Verb T returns with some new music to help us beat the midweek blues. For You features fellow label mate, Moreone, with production from Urban Click. The video was made by Parallel Media. If you’re in Bristol this Friday, head down to The Exchange to catch an In The Balance showcase, featuring Verbs, Moreone, Rye Shabby, G00SE, Chillman and Sam Krats. Tickets are available here.

New music from the In The Balance Records gang, as Verbal Highz representative, G00SE, brings the fire on Prometheus. The track is produced by Hashfinger and the video was made by Dfacer.

In The Balance Records reppin’ hard on their new video, as Verb T, Moreone and Rye Shabby get busy over a tight beat from Micall Parknsun. If you’re in Bristol, watch out for an ITB showcase happening at The Exchange on 23 November. The video for Hallway was made by WaveyxTimes.

Nice track from Gee Bag as he teams up with Illinformed on Dog House. The track also features London vocalist, Doug Sure and the video was made by Parallel Media. Downloads are available via In The Balance Records.