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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.

New video from Wish Master and Datkid, as they deliver an ode to their favourite South West city. Bris Life is produced by Leaf Dog and the track is lifted from 2018’s Wish Master EP, which is out now on Official Recordings. The video was made by Sektion Red.

Sticking with Bristol, as we check out the latest cut from Aristocrats. Wine & Roses features some strong lyrical work from Gus Stash and Stil Bizzy, as they let loose over some JMaxfield production. The video was made by DHACK Media.

The ever-prolific Illinformed has yet another new project on the horizon, this time uniting with Split Prophets OG, Joey Paro. No Fill is our introduction to the EP and features a nice appearance from fellow SP member, Upfront. The Victory Gin EP is due for release on 12 August, with pre-orders available now via Bandcamp.

Hateration is the latest video from Leeds rap machine, ExP, and his excellent new Fully Fledged Fraud LP. As with the rest of the album, Hateration is fully written, produced and recorded by ExP, just in case any of you were in doubt about his talents. The video for Hateration was made by Lunar C favourite, KillMoney. You can hear the full album below, plus there are physical copies and merch available over on Bandcamp. Read the rest of this entry »

If you read my recent interview with Verb T, you will know that the Four Owls MC has another album on the way with Pitch 92, following on from their superb 2017 release, Good Evening. On Cold Case the duo draft in the amply talented, TrueMendous and in the process have created a very strong start to the new LP. Question Of Time is due for release at the end of August on High Focus.

Staying in Manchester for a second, as we check out the latest video from Children of Zeus. Hard Work is one of many highlights from their debut LP, Travel Light, which is out now on First Word Records.

LayFullStop delivers her latest video for the previously released gem, Cherries. The track features production from fellow MCR resident, Pitch 92. Hoping we get to hear more from them in the future.

Refreshing track from the burgeoning Bristol scene, as Keeda releases her debut single. For Deeper, the vocalist has teamed up with the ever-prolific, Wish Master, and Drog Beats, who handles the production. The video was made by Sektion Red.

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 »