Vakill, the primary emcee of the Molemen, first gained his passion for hip hop through the breaking element rather than rapping. At eight years old, Vakill was strongly influenced by the music he experienced in his Englewood neighborhood, such as Kraftwerk and Sugar Hill Gang.
As the art form evolved, rapping took precedence over breakdancing. He met Panik in 1991 at the weekly Terrordomehip hop meetings, and together laid the foundation for the Molemen entity.
Vakill's primary lyrical inspirations are such legendary emcees as Kool G Rap, Ice T, T La Rock, but describes his mind set and style on his groundbreaking record "the Darkest Cloud" as "Pharoah Monche gone bad". Vakill believes that through his lyrics he manifests "honest expression" conveyed in a vivid, unexpected way. Vakill believes that in order to succeed within this industry is to cultivate a strong discipline and devotion to the craft. He believes that the track that best portrays the "full spectrum" of his personality is "the Creed" from "The Darkest Cloud".
Following the EP "Who's Afraid?" in 1995, Vakill released a series of singles throughout the mid to late 1990's, including the classic "Keep the Fame" in 1997. "The Darkest Cloud" LP solidified his international notoriety in 2003, and has paved the way for his latest LP "Worst fears Confirmed" featuring appearances from Ras Kass and Royce 5'9.
Hot off the buzz from last year's "Worst Fears Confirmed", Vakill will release his magnum opus "Armor of God." This album will once again pair him alongside longtime collaborator Panik, plus guest production from Jake One (G-Unit/Rhymesayers). Vocal guests are still in the works, but are guaranteed to match Vakill's lyrical prowess. This is a heavily anticipated album that will not let down his core following. Written by Will Line