Kid Rock ordered to produce dildo in ICP sexual harassment lawsuit

July 21, 2014
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Kid Rock ordered to produce dildo in ICP sexual harassment lawsuit

File under “WTF” — attorneys representing former Psychopathic Records publicist Andrea Pellegrini announced Monday that they have subpoenaed Kid Rock to produce a glass dildo as part of Pellegrini’s sexual harassment lawsuit against the Insane Clown Posse’s record label. Pellegrini claims the glass dildo was given to her by Psychopathic Records employee “Dirty Dan” Diamond as part of...
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City Slang: ICP and ACLU to present arguments against FBI’s Juggalo gang designation

June 23, 2014
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City Slang: ICP and ACLU to present arguments against FBI’s Juggalo gang designation

A federal judge, Robert H. Cleland, will hear arguments in the Insane Clown Posse and ACLU lawsuit against the FBI at 2 p.m. on Monday, June 23 at the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan’s Theodore Levin U.S. Courthouse. Back in January, we wrote a cover story about the suit,...
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City Slang: ICP put out infomercial for Gathering

May 14, 2014
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City Slang: ICP put out infomercial for Gathering

The Insane Clown Posse has put out an infomercial for the forthcoming Gathering of the Juggalos Festival, which will take place at Legend Valley Concert Venue in Thornville, Ohio from July 23 to 27, 2014. They say, “Now in its 15th year, the Gathering of the Juggalos has become one of America’s most exciting...
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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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