The About Insane Clown Posse

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Since the early ninety’s, a controversial Detroit rap group known as Insane Clown Posse have boasted about torturous murder methods and brutal killings within their music. Within hours of the release of their debut album The great malinko the Southern Baptist Convention criticized Disney for signing the group after proclaiming ICP was the devil’s music. Disney instantly dropped ICP from the label and removed their album from stores. Soon after, homicide reports started to spread with perpetrators proclaiming themselves as Juggalos (Insane Clown Posse fans). The FBI listed ICP as a dangerous gang, and, in many states, the group’s live shows were cancelled. Despite their music being banned in several countries and media outlets, this group continues to release music. Once a year the group and its fans come together for what’s known as The Gathering of the Juggalos in Thornville, Ohio. I thought to infiltrate the gathering to gain insight on this homicidal culture and hopefully develop a better understanding of how this all came to be.
Initially, my ride to the great state of Ohio was a pleasant scenic drive. Weaving in and out through the Pennsylvania Poconos mountains, a refreshingly pleased feeling came over me thinking about the events to come. It wasn’t until after Pittsburgh that I started to notice some of the vehicles beside me may have also been going to the gathering. Perhaps the fake blood stained hand print sheen on the front of the Ford Bronco behind me indicated
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