The Darkest Cloud

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The Darkest Cloud
Studio album by Vakill
Released May 5, 2003
Genre Hip Hop
Label Molemen Records
Producer Memo
DJ Contakt
Mixx Massacre
Vakill chronology
Kill 'Em All
The Darkest Cloud
Worst Fears Confirmed
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating 3.5/5 stars[1] 8.5/10 stars[2]
Stylus Magazine B+[3]

The Darkest Cloud is the debut album by Chicago rapper Vakill, released May 5, 2003 on Molemen Records [1]. The album came eight long years after the rapper's 1995 debut EP Who's Afraid? [2]. The album drew acclaim from underground fans and critics alike, due to its dark production and advanced lyricism [3]. The Darkest Cloud features production from members of The Molemen, and guest appearances from Slug (of Atmosphere), Copywrite, Camu Tao, Breez Evahflowin and Jakki Da Motamouth [4]. The album's lead single is "End of Days" b/w "Sickplicity" b/w "The Creed" [5].

Track listing[edit]

# Title Producer(s) Performer (s)
1 "Intro" *Interlude*
2 "The Darkest Cloud" Memo Vakill
3 "The Creed" Memo Vakill
4 "Til the World Blows Up" Panik Vakill
5 "Sickplicity" Panik Vakill
6 "Dear Life" DJ Contakt Vakill
7 "Forbidden Scriptures" Panik Vakill, Breez Evahflowin, Camu Tao, Copywrite,
Jakki Da Motamouth
8 "American Gothic" Memo Vakill
9 "Forever" Panik Vakill
10 "Fallen" Panik Vakill, Slug
11 "Cry You a River" Mixx Massacre Vakill
12 "Sweetest Way to Die" Memo Vakill
13 "The Crown Don't Move" Panik Vakill / Contains sample of "Estábamos Juntos" (1974) by José José
14 "The Flyer" Panik Vakill
15 "End of Days" Panik Vakill

Album singles[edit]

Single information
"End of Days"
  • Released: 2003
  • B-Side: "Sickplicity", "The Creed"