Sky Balla

Sky Balla

Biography

Skye Branklyn, previously known as Sky Skers, is a Bay Area rap veteran known since the late '90s as Sky Baller and more commonly as Sky Balla. Among appearances on dozens of cuts with the likes of close associate Mac Dre, E-40, the Game, and the Jacka, he has issued several full-length projects documenting his street knowledge.

Among the rapper's earliest releases are Mobb Report: The Affluent Lifestyle (2004) and Mobb Report (2005), both of which came out through his own Strictly Bizness label, and Tycoon Status (2008). After some additional showcases, including the 24th volume of Thizz Entertainment's Thizz Nation series, new full-lengths arrived more frequently during Sky Balla's third decade of activity, a period highlighted by The Life I Chose (2012), Never Broke (2015), Narco Life (2016), and Every Penny Count$ (2017).

Discography

Sky Balla - Mobb Report: The Affluent Lifestyle

Sky Balla - Mobb Report: The Affluent Lifestyle

Strictly Bizness Records2004
Sky Balla - Mobb Report

Sky Balla - Mobb Report

Strictly Bizness Records2005
Sky Balla - Lifestyles Of The Hoodrich & Famous

Sky Balla - Lifestyles Of The Hoodrich & Famous

Empire City Records2007
Sky Balla - Tycoon Status

Sky Balla - Tycoon Status

Tycoon Entertainment2008
Sky Balla - Thizz Nation Vol. 24

Sky Balla - Thizz Nation Vol. 24

Thizz Entertainment, Sumo Records2008
Sky Balla - Tha Life I Chose

Sky Balla - Tha Life I Chose

Endless Hustle Entertainment2012
Sky Balla - Narco Life

Sky Balla - Narco Life

BMF Empire2016
Sky Balla - Every Penny Count$

Sky Balla - Every Penny Count$

BMF Empire2017
Sky Balla - Validated

Sky Balla - Validated

BMF Empire2018

Guest Appearances

Young Know - Takin' It To The Next
  • The Track

Young Know - Takin' It To The Next

Up Incoming Records1997
Messy Marv & San Quinn - Explosive Mode
  • Golden State

Messy Marv & San Quinn - Explosive Mode

Presidential Records1998
Fully Loaded - San Quinn Presents Fully Loaded
  • No Time

Fully Loaded - San Quinn Presents Fully Loaded

Done Deal Entertainment, Explosive Mode Entertainment1999
Mac Dre - Rapper Gone Bad
  • Intro

Mac Dre - Rapper Gone Bad

Romp Records, Swerve Records1999
Rich The Factor Aka Freeway Rich - Factorism
  • M.G. (Millionaire Gangsta)

Rich The Factor Aka Freeway Rich - Factorism

Major Factor Records2002
Rich The Factor A.k.a. Freeway Rich - Factorism
  • My Scrillie Jus Doubled

Rich The Factor A.k.a. Freeway Rich - Factorism

Major Factor Records2002
Mac Dre - Al Boo Boo
  • Millionaire Gangsta

Mac Dre - Al Boo Boo

Thizz Entertainment, Romp Records, Sumo Records2003
FM Blue - The World Is... Blue
  • Bay Hittaz

FM Blue - The World Is... Blue

Fast Life Entertainment2004
The Game - West Coast Resurrection
  • Put It In The Air

The Game - West Coast Resurrection

Get Low Recordz2005
The Game - Westside Story The Compton Chronicles
  • I Got That Feeling

The Game - Westside Story The Compton Chronicles

West Side Entertainment2005
Young Doe & Analiza Slim - Controversy 2
  • Like A D-Boy

Young Doe & Analiza Slim - Controversy 2

Elite Entertainment Group2007
AP.9 Of The Mob Figaz - The Grinch
  • Streets Spokesman

AP.9 Of The Mob Figaz - The Grinch

Mob Shop Entertainment2008
Sumthin Terrible - U Stupid
  • How U Stunt

Sumthin Terrible - U Stupid

Stupid Entertainment2008
The Jacka & Berner - Drought Season
  • Changed Man

The Jacka & Berner - Drought Season

Bern One Entertainment2008
Stevie Joe - Block Statue Part 2
  • Jesses

Stevie Joe - Block Statue Part 2

F.M.G., EBO-NICS2008
The Jacka Of The Mob Figaz - Tear Gas
  • Just A Celebrity

The Jacka Of The Mob Figaz - Tear Gas

The Artist Records, SMC Recordings2009
Yukmouth - The West Coast Don
  • I'm On Like Shit

Yukmouth - The West Coast Don

Smoke-A-Lot Records, RBC Records2009
Rich The Factor - Factorism
  • M.G.

Rich The Factor - Factorism

WE MFR2011
Maki - Kilo Hero
  • Menace

Maki - Kilo Hero

The Artist Records, The SoundDope2016
The Mekanix - Under The Hood
  • Real Niggaz Don't Die

The Mekanix - Under The Hood

Zoo Entertainment2016
Vellione - Stranded On The Wire
  • Don't Die

Vellione - Stranded On The Wire

LiveWire Records2016
Montana Montana Montana - Lovie Johnson 2
  • Intro

Montana Montana Montana - Lovie Johnson 2

Audio Print Entertainment, 925five Records2017
ImDaBoi - Sample Gawd 2
  • Reminisce

ImDaBoi - Sample Gawd 2

Imdaboiproductionz2017

Compilations

Million Dollar Dream - This Is How We Lay Low
  • From The Heart

Million Dollar Dream - This Is How We Lay Low

Million Dollar Dream1998
Various - The Figgaro Presents Fillmoe 2 Hunters Point Vol. 1
  • Get Low Playin

Various - The Figgaro Presents Fillmoe 2 Hunters Point Vol. 1

Get Low Recordz1998
Various - JT The Bigga Figga & Non Stop Muzic Presents Enterprise
  • Married To The Mob

Various - JT The Bigga Figga & Non Stop Muzic Presents Enterprise

Get Low Recordz, Non Stop Muzic1999
Various - Mac Dre Serves You The Rompalation II: An Overdose
  • My Young Niggaz

Various - Mac Dre Serves You The Rompalation II: An Overdose

Romp Records1999
Various - Mr. Sicaluphacous Presents The Unda Dogs
  • Sky Balla

Various - Mr. Sicaluphacous Presents The Unda Dogs

Merciless Westbound Records2001
Various - Done Deal Entertainment Presents: Heated Speeches Compilation
  • Take It There

Various - Done Deal Entertainment Presents: Heated Speeches Compilation

Street Cred Music Group2001
Various - Planet Fillmoe
  • On The Streets We Thugs

Various - Planet Fillmoe

Frisco Street Show2002
Various - Da Sak Is Fatt Volume #1
  • Afta Dem $$$ (Remix)

Various - Da Sak Is Fatt Volume #1

Fatt Sak Records2002
Messy Marv - The Block Files
  • Money Over Bitchez

Messy Marv - The Block Files

Scalen LLC2004
Various - E-40 Presents The Bay Bridges Compilation Vol. 1
  • Young Rich Kid

Various - E-40 Presents The Bay Bridges Compilation Vol. 1

Sick Wid' It Records2005
Various - Live From Da Gutter: Soundtrack
  • Put It In Da Air

Various - Live From Da Gutter: Soundtrack

F.U. Pay Me Records2006
Demolition Men Presents Killa Keise - Talk Of The Streets
  • Mobbin' All Day

Demolition Men Presents Killa Keise - Talk Of The Streets

Demolition Men2007
Various - Miami And The Nation Of Thizzlam Part Two
  • Pimpin'

Various - Miami And The Nation Of Thizzlam Part Two

Thizz Entertainment, Sumo Records2007
Various - Money Tree Presents Campaigning
  • Freestyle

Various - Money Tree Presents Campaigning

Money Tree Ent.2007
Various - Rydah J. Klyde Presents Power Movez Vol. 1
  • Cakes & Pies

Various - Rydah J. Klyde Presents Power Movez Vol. 1

Thizz Entertainment2008
Mac Dre - The Best Of Mac Dre Vol. 4
  • Pimpin'

Mac Dre - The Best Of Mac Dre Vol. 4

Thizz Entertainment2008
Various - Da Sak Is Fatt: Disc Two
  • Smokin' Green

Various - Da Sak Is Fatt: Disc Two

Fatt Sak Records2008
Rydah J. Klyde - Slap House Vol. 2
  • Changed Man

Rydah J. Klyde - Slap House Vol. 2

PME Records2008
Various - Tha Furley Ghost Compilation
  • My Dough

Various - Tha Furley Ghost Compilation

Thizz Entertainment2008
Various - Da Sak Is Fatt: Disc One
  • Afta Dem $$$ (Remix)

Various - Da Sak Is Fatt: Disc One

Fatt Sak Records2008
  • Pimpin' A'nt Dead

Mac Dre - Welcome To... Thizz World v.2.2

Thizz Entertainment, Regime Entertainment2008
Various - The Best Of Thizz Nation Vol. 4
  • Hands In The Sky

Various - The Best Of Thizz Nation Vol. 4

Thizz Entertainment2009
Various - Yay Area Most Wanted Vol. 2: E-40 Charlie Hustle Edition
  • Mobbin' All Day

Various - Yay Area Most Wanted Vol. 2: E-40 Charlie Hustle Edition

Cartier Entertainment2009
Various - Network Associates Vol. 1
  • How We Ball

Various - Network Associates Vol. 1

Frontline Entertainment, Lil Man Complex2010
Mac Dre - Special Guest Appearances Vol. 2
  • Pimpin

Mac Dre - Special Guest Appearances 2

Thizz Entertainment2011
Young Doe Aka Charles Truth - The Best Of...
  • Like A D-Boy

Young Doe Aka Charles Truth - The Best Of...

Elite Entertainment Group2011