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Vinnie Paz, God of the Serengeti

In the opening moments of God of the Serengeti, Vinnie Paz, the voice behind Jedi Mind Tricks, reminds us who’s in charge with a sample from what sounds like an old Hollywood epic involving a newly crowned King scolding his followers for questioning the authority of his predecessor. It sets the stage appropriately for the veteran MC’s trademark rugged, paternalistic, even Pharoah-like vocal presence on his sophomore effort. Like his debut Season of the Assassin, God of the Serengeti is a hip-hop star-studded affair, with appearances by the likes of Immortal Technique, DJ Premier, Kool G Rap, Mobb Deep, Scarface, La ...

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