Salute The General. Chicago native Vell Da General is a crafstman in an era of mumble rap. The lyricist first emerged with the cult hit “Ambush”. In 2018 Vell’s declared all out warfare on the competition. After a highly lauded SXSW performance the Windy City emcee vows an onslaught of content for the remainder of the year is on the way. Get in the trenches. Vell’s ready for war.