Vakill Armor of God

Vakill Armor of God
It's been a couple of years since news first surfaced about the upcoming release from Vakill, a long-time core member of Chicago, IL's well-respected underground Molemen crew, but nothing materialized. Here we are in the summer of 2011 and Armor of God has finally seen the light of day. With guests ranging from Slaughterhouse's Crooked I, Rhymefest and Nino Bless, with beats handled by a slew of producers, including Jake One and the Molemen's Panik and Memoriza, Armor of God is the audio equivalent of a smack in the mouth. Vakill uses the throwback production as a canvas to paint his gritty narratives, giving the listener a first-hand perspective of life on the streets of the CHI. Lead single "Armorgeddon," for example, has Vakill spitting serial killer referencing bars ("A Dexter with a booth and a morgue in the basement") over Jake One's blaxploitation horns and funk guitar. With a steez this strong, it's doubtful Vakill needs any armour at all. (Molemen)