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[MIXTAPE REVIEW] A.C.T – Stage 4

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An emcee born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland and currently resides in Orlando, FL. We have a rap artist by the name of A.C.T, making his solo debut mixtape appearance with STAGE 4 on NikkiSiixx.com. He already carryies four solo mixtapes under his belt. A.C.T is also a part of Hip-Hop Group The Innovators. A.C.T has been working on STAGE 4 since late 2014, and we’re glad it’s finally out. He brings a look into a life when trying to graduate school and dealing with several hurdles that he needed to go over. Touches on challenges like developing himself as an artist, school issues, challenges with finding a job, relationships with women, getting a deeper understanding of God, fighting against the temptation of sexual lust and so much more.

STAGE 4 provides a mix of 90’s boom-bap and modern trap music. Gives a refreshing feel to the new and old. Somewhat like paying tribute. A.C.T is constantly working on creating music that everyone can relate to. With my mixtape review, I’ll be breaking down my favorite tracks. And the ones I find to really be stand out songs. My favorite tracks off of STAGE 4 are Intro, Loving It, Two Step, Chillin, Mic Flow, and Beauty And The Swamp.

[INTRO] Besides it being an actually introduction to A.C.T, he gives you a few facts about him. A.C.T daydreams about when he’ll bless Sway In The Morning with a dope freestyle. I thought this was a unique way to start the mixtape. Begins with great vibes and sure it will continue.

[LOVING IT] Bringing back those old school 90’s hip-hop vibes with this one. A.C.T emphasizes all the tough times he went through that helped him to really appreciate the good things in life. On this track we have the sultry songstress Jazzette making her vocals known throughout it.

screen-shot-2016-10-02-at-4-26-03-pm[TWO STEP] A.C.T embraces his confidence. Through his flow, lyrics, and story-telling. When he’s out with the boys and someone catches his attention. No matter the situation he still gets what he’s after. This track also features Innovator member Dez The Navigator.

[CHILLIN] Love the production on this song! Smooth and hard-hitting. Reminds me of cyphers back at Catalyst. You got to nod your head to this one. A.C.T’s flow is captivating, really stays strong and has BARS!

[MIC FLOW] You can tell A.C.T has a sense of humor, you can tell by the way he starts this track with a skit. What STAGE 4 really persist of are good vibes and enlighten lyrics. This track also features Cam Johnson on the second verse. So say if this was a battle, I would prefer A.C.T’s verse on this track.

[BEAUTY AND THE SWAMP] What a pleasant surprise! On this track, A.C.T has femcee Nikki G coming in with the first verse. I love her flow-etry. And with A.C.T’s tone in the second verse makes him sound like a beast. If you pick up on his wordplay, it’s hella witty. Great chemistry between the two, hope to hear more collars in the near future.

This concludes my mixtape review on A.C.T latest mixtape STAGE 4. Don’t think it was only six tracks that made the cut, there were couple other tracks that caught my attention. Especially, his track called How I Feel Part 2. Overall great vibes, revisiting 90’s boom-bap and modern hip-hop flows. A.C.T definitely presents promise with his lyrics and with his music you can relate too. Stay in the loop for more content from A.C.T by staying connected with his social media.

WORDS FROM A.C.T:
“First of all Big ups to God for being everything I need in my life. If it was not for him, I would not be here and I would not be able to make the music that he has blessed me to do. I would to send a special thank you to Rob Beatz for recording all of Stage 4 for me. I appreciate it big time!!!! Big ups to my producer Dez the Navigator, the best producer in the world all up in your DM’s lol. Big ups to, my engineer Pjizzle a.k.a Peej on the boardz. Shoutout to MagicxBeats, JBird, Mr. Troy and Tyrezz for all producing tracks for the mixtape as well. Big ups to all of those who were featured on the mixtape. Jazette, Dez the Navigator, Juwan, Nikki G, Cam Johnson, Chin and Christian Gray. Shoutout to my music group The Innovators. Shoutout to my alma-mater Bethune-Cookman University! Big ups to my hometown Baltimore a.k.a Charm City. I never thought I would reach the day I could say that I have a 4th mixtape of material that God has blessed me with to spread love to the world with. Much love to all my family and friends that have been rocking off with me all these years. Remember this if nothing else. Be all that God wants you to be and let no one stop you!!! R.I.P to my friends/classmates Charisma Bush and Korryn Gaines. City 4 ever!

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Download: NikkiSiixx.com Presents NETWERK VOL NINE

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NikkiSiixx.com Presents NETWERK VOL NINE! Bringing you twelve dope artist from all over. We had our event in August 2014 at Propaganda Lake Worth in which 5 lucky performers were able to perform which were: SP, DOOBZ, RAPPER RICH, ROB REGIS, and XALI. They were all able to speak with NikkiSiixx with her Mini-Series CATCH UP WITH THE ARTISTS II. Check out the track listing below and don’t forget to Download You’re FREE Copy of NETWERK VOL NINE!

TRACKLISTING:
01 – The Innovators @DezTheNavigator & @IBSenorChase– THIS ONE FOR MR.P
02 – 1Known – INCAPABLE
03 – Granddad Woolly – GOOD TIME
04 – BULLET TO KNOWHERE – DISTURBANCE
05 – SP – IT’S GOING DOWN
06 – [INTERLUDE] GOOD FEELIN – NIXON
07 – RAPPER RICH – DUSTED
08 – KOJAZZ – STUCK IN MY WAYS
09 – PHARAOH TAKARI – TAKE NOTES
10 – XALI – x XXX
11 – DOOBZ – DRIFT AWAY
12 – ROB REGIS – LONG LIVE THE VILLAINS

Download: Barz Rescue The Mixtape by LMBYG

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Check out [Let Music Be Your Guide] LMBYG.com compilation mixtape series titled Barz Rescue. The mixtape contains 39 tracks from a really dope set of artists such as: 808FMG, Rey The Great, The Demon$, Rico Ave, Durell, Flight Williams, Regular Rick, IZ, The Gemini Project, A.C.T. & Sen’or Chase, Mike Merrill, Chox Mak & DJ YRS Jerzy, G Da Boy King, Noah, The Innovators, VC Da Menace, Celso, Meyday Hansen, Ryck Jane, Spartan Butler, LiL Polo, Suuki Muntana, Jay Kell, Rapper Rich, Stratus Grace, Xali & Yomi, Zeta, Willie Howard, Jae Five of LMBYG, Philo B, iLL-iteracy, Mista H & NDM, Mauricio, Don Sha, S-Flight, Lazare St James, Jeff Stones, and Mr. Alexis Beats. Press Play and enjoy the mix LMBYG put towards this unique panel of underground hip-hop artist that represent FLORIDA. Mixtape is sponsored by NIKKISIIXXSOFLOHIPHOPTHEFOUL100’s

We are real fans of hip-hop and remember back in the day when every summer there was a dope mixtape out. So we wanted to do something special to bring that feeling back to hip-hop. We gathered some of the dopest up & coming artists and put together this mixtape “Barz Rescue”. We wanted to connect artists and fans alike with the music. We also just wanted to make something cool for everyone to ride out to this summer so enjoy! -LMBYG

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