Vinnie Paz
Vinnie Paz

Birth name

Vincenzo Luvineri

Also known as

Ikon the Verbal Hologram


5 October 1977
Agrigento, Sicily, Italy


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States


Hip hop, underground hip hop, hardcore hip hop, political hip hop, horrorcore, conscious hip hop



Years active



Direct Records (2000)
Pazmanian Devil Music (2010)
Enemy Soul (2010-present)

Associated acts

7L & Esoteric, Apathy, Army of the Pharaohs, Heavy Metal Kings, Ill Bill, Jedi Mind Tricks, Jus Allah, R.A. the Rugged Man

Vincenzo Luvineri (born 5 October 1977), better known by his stage name Vinnie Paz, is an Italian American rapper from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is the frontman of the groups Jedi Mind Tricks and Army of the Pharaohs. He is also a member of the duo Heavy Metal Kings with fellow rapper Ill Bill. Paz released his debut solo album, Season of the Assassin, in 2010, and has since released two additional solo albums.

Paz is known for his raw and gritty lyrical delivery. His lyrics frequently contain references to religion, war, politics, mythology, conspiracy theories and the paranormal. Raised Catholic, Paz is now a Muslim, which plays a major role in much of his lyrics, often controversially.


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