Attention all Juggalos—ICP is asking you to head over to the website JuggalosFightBack.com to fill out a questionnaire about being harassed because of your quote “affiliation” to the underground hip-hop group.
If you weren’t aware, last October, the FBI put ICP and their fans, known as Juggalos, on a list of violent gangs—right up there with MS13, the Crypts, Bloods and Aryan Nation. Well, at first ICP didn’t know what to do. Then they heard all kinds of stories of their fans parole or probation being violated because they wore a hatchet man hat or had a hatchet man or ICP tattoo. Why? Because that’s now considered gang affiliation. They’re also having trouble finding vendors to sell their merchandise because it’s consider gang apparel. Plus, people who do get busted for committing a crime who may have a hatchet man tattoo would be treated as a gang member, which could mean tougher prison sentences.
During the opening of ICP’s music festival The Gathering Friday afternoon, Shaggy 2 Dope and Violent J made their announcement.
The thirteen minute, expletive laden, video announcement (above or at this link) explains the ramifications of ICP and Juggalos being put on a list and how it’s the first time in Rock and Roll history that a group of performers and their fans have been targeted so directly and publicly by the Feds. Again, the website is JuggalosFightBack.com.
Catch the Music Minute every weekday with the Free Beer and Hot Wings Show on 92-7 WQLZ, the Rock Station
Lou is joined in the studio every night this week by featured artist KORN! Tonight’s special guest is VOLBEAT! Monday means a brand new SMASH OR CRASH! Plus, Lou will tickle your brain with POETRY CORNER, RANT OF THE DAY, and WEIRD WORLD NEWS! All that and more on hardDrive XL! Keep up with all that’s happening on the show at www.harddriveradio.com and www.facebook.com/harddriveradio!
Friday night means it’s time to party! Let HARDDRIVE XL and LOU BRUTUS get you revved up for the weekend! Tonight, Lou wraps up his week long interview with our featured artist JIM ROOT! Tonight’s special guest is ALICE IN CHAINS! Got a question about making music or being a rockstar? LZZY HALE of HALESTORM will answer your queries on ASK LZZY! Add these pages to your Favorites, and stay up to date with the latest in rock!: www.harddriveradio.com and www.facebook.com/harddriveradio!
Tonight on HARDDRIVE XL, Lou talks with featured artist JIM ROOT! We also hear from special guest KORN! Need to vent, have a question for ASK LOU or want to make a request? Call the hotLine, toll-free, at 877-MUSIC-11! Hit up LOU BRUTUS at www.harddriveradio.com or www.facebook.com/harddriveradio and don’t miss a beat on the show!