City Slang: ICP’s Gathering relocated but not canceled

February 18, 2014
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City Slang: ICP’s Gathering relocated but not canceled

Psychopathic Records and the Insane Clown Posse have announced that the annual Gathering of the Juggalos has been forced to change locations yet again, though it has definitely not been canceled. As we wrote in our January cover story ICP vs. FBI, the Gathering had already relocated from Illinois after low attendance over the...
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City Slang: ICP vs. FBI

January 8, 2014
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City Slang: ICP vs. FBI

The Insane Clown Posse has filed a lawsuit, alongside the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan, against the FBI in response to that organization classifying the groups fans, or Juggalos, a “loosely organized hybrid gang.” The announcement was made during a press conference at the ACLU in Detroit on Wednesday morning. In attendance at...
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City Slang: Weekly music review roundup

October 1, 2013
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City Slang: Weekly music review roundup

Send CDs, vinyl, cassettes, demos and 8-tracks to Brett Callwood, Metro Times, 733 St. Antoine, Detroit, MI 46226. Email MP3s and streaming links to bcallwood@metrotimes.com. I’m not going to lie – I quite like the Insane Clown Posse’s When I’m Clownin’ (Psychopathic), not least because Danny Brown puts in a stellar guest performance. I...
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City Slang: ICP in court (again), allegations denied

September 18, 2013
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City Slang: ICP in court (again), allegations denied

According to a number of sources, the Insane Clown Posse is being sued by former in-house publicist Andrea (Andy) Pellegrini. She filed a complaint on Monday claiming “constant and pervasive harassment,” and that she was “mocked belittled and the subject of sexual advances.” TMZ has posted the “highlights” of the complaint: “In 2011, Violent...
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City Slang: New ICP video

September 4, 2013
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City Slang: New ICP video

The Insane Clown Posse has dropped a new video for the song “The Mighty Death Pop!” According to Psychopathic, “Prepare for impact! Insane Clown Posse presents the music video to the title track of their Billboard Top 10 album The Mighty Death Pop! Set against a wince-inducing montage of some of the best “fail”...
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City Slang: Weekly music review roundup

August 20, 2013
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City Slang: Weekly music review roundup

Send CDs, vinyl, cassettes, demos and 8-tracks to Brett Callwood, Metro Times, 733 St. Antoine, Detroit, MI 46226. Email MP3s and streaming links to bcallwood@metrotimes.com. Geri Allen’s Grand River Crossings: Motown & Motor City Inspirations sees the pianist, composer and bandleader pay tribute by her hometown by exploring the tunes (mainly but not exclusively...
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City Slang: Zug Izland compilation on the way

August 19, 2013
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City Slang: Zug Izland compilation on the way

Zug Izland, the self-proclaimed “dopest bangers”, have released a compilation album called Toxicology through Psychopathic Records. The band, which was put together in 2002 by ICP’s Violent J, was the first rock band on Psychopathic, and this is a career retrospective. A press release says, “Featuring some of the Motor City’s finest musicians and...
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Arse lickers! Jack White does Insane Clown Posse and, um, the essence of some dead dude named Mozart.

August 31, 2011
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Arse lickers! Jack White does Insane Clown Posse and, um, the essence of some dead dude named Mozart.

It’s pretty obvious that Jack White is a master of celebrity. Hell, even old Alice Cooper‘s got nothin’ on him there. And what better platform to sustain said celeb status than on the one erected by our very own Insane Clown Posse on the backs of a million dedicated and well-mannered Juggalos? See, White brought...
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Psychopathic’s underrated Mike E. Clake drops Volume 2 of his ‘Murder Mix’

October 29, 2010
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Psychopathic’s underrated Mike E. Clake drops Volume 2 of his ‘Murder Mix’

From our ace editorial intern Tyler Kane: Halloween’s here, and aside from burnt orange and yellows, cider mills, haunted houses, what’ve we got? Oh, yeah … our holiday-warming pals at Psychopathic Records. Hence the news that Psychopathic’s house-producer guy Mike E. Clark’s dropping a new follow-up mixtape, Murder Mix Volume 2, on Tuesday, Nov....
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Tila Tequila threatens to sue ICP over Juggalo brouhaha. ICP issues formal statement.

August 18, 2010
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Unless you’ve been dozing beneath someone else’s bed, you’ll have heard by now that Tila Tequila‘s face looked like a plum that’d been bounced off a fruit truck somewhere south of Hermosillo after she performed in a hail of shit hurled by myriad Juggalos down at ICP‘s four-day gathering in Illinois. (It’s funny, to...
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