Well, depending on the kind of vocal you want to achieve. For that punchy, in your face, crazily over compressed pop vocal two compressors in series can be extremely powerful. The idea is that the first compressor catches the rough peaks and shapes the vocal into a 'box' then the second compressor does the main squeezing.
You can also do the opposite, very smooth transparent compressing with several compressors in series, each with slightly different attack and release settings. This way you can tame the transients very smoothly. In fact, this exactly how the RNC, aka, Really Nice Compressor's super smooth mode works. It's basically 3 compressors in series. In case you're wondering the RNC is a small 1/3, 1 U rack hardware VCA compressor that is sold for about 250$ and is very popular even among 'pro' engineers.
To get the most out of two compressors in series Aleksey needs to carefully tune them to behave well together as the user can't tweak any attack/release settings.
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