Probably my favorite track of the EP because of the cool piano melody, snare tap rap cadence, and killer violin loop. I’d be a fool to say the religious metaphors are not impressive as well but that never fails. It’s almost like he is his own lyrical competition throughout the EP. A play on words of the Jacob’s Ladder parable by referencing it as Jacob’s Escalator, Deuce shows that through steady work and faith he’s destined to get what’s his all the while competition’s trying to keep up. This track puts into perspective both sides of life’s spectrum that Deuce Ellis draws from; through struggles of biblical contradictions and lowlife surroundings and an immense drive to succeed regardless of where you come from. His involvement in the rap game is expressed by a religious revelation theme of world’s end and the references are pretty nasty in this one. The Dirty Parables track is a confirmation of the understanding of the Cult. Now make way for the closer…