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.
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