Balance (Akrobatik album)

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Akrobatik - Balance.jpg
Studio album by Akrobatik
Released May 20, 2003 (U.S.)
Genre Hip Hop
Label Coup D'État
Producer T. The Beat Specialist, DJ Fakts One, J Dilla, Edan, Illmind, DJ Sense, Diamond D, DJ Therapy, DJ Revolution, Da Beatminerz, The Accomplice, D-Tension
Akrobatik chronology
- Balance
Absolute Value
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars link
PopMatters 8/10 stars 2003
RapReviews 9/10 stars link

Balance is the first full-length album by Boston rapper Akrobatik. It was released on May 20, 2003 by Coup D'État. The album features production and guest appearances by Diamond D, Da Beatminerz, DJ Fakts One, Mr. Lif, DJ Revolution, Edan and more. The song "Balance" was used in episode one of season two of The Wire entitled "Ebb Tide." The song "The Hand That Rocks the Cradle" also appeared in episode five of season two of The Wire.

Track listing[edit]

# Title Length Performer(s) Producer(s)
1 "Prelude To Balance" 2:00 Akrobatik T. The Beat Specialist
2 "Balance" 3:49 Akrobatik DJ Fakts One
3 "Hypocrite" 2:48 Akrobatik DJ Fakts One
4 "The Hand That Rocks The Cradle" 2:35 Akrobatik Edan
5 "Remind My Soul" 4:00 Akrobatik Illmind
6 "Front Steps" 4:00 Akrobatik DJ Sense
7 "Feedback" 3:25 Akrobatik & Diamond D Diamond D
8 "Cooler Headz" 3:55 Akrobatik DJ Therapy
9 "Wreck Dem" 3:13 Akrobatik & Mr. Lif Akrobatik
10 "The Bonecrusher" 3:34 Akrobatik DJ Therapy
11 "Woman Pt. II" 4:36 Akrobatik DJ Revolution
12 "Always Bet On Ak" 3:17 Akrobatik Da Beatminerz
13 "Limelight" 4:02 Akrobatik DJ Therapy
14 "Time" 4:00 Akrobatik The Accomplice
15 "Here And Now" 10:10 Akrobatik D-Tension