The Ten Most Horrifying Horrorcore Rappers


Earlier this month the Insane Clown Posse made a memorable, typically invective-filled appearance on Nightline. Interviewer Martin Bashir, like so many before him, had to pretend that he was appalled. It was yet another in a strangely resurgent moment for the Detroit duo — Saturday Night Live’s recent, dead-on lampooning of ICP’s Gathering of the Juggalos festival comes to mind. But it was also a reminder of one of hip-hop’s semi-lost subgenres: horrorcore. The undying movement was inspired by horror movies, with lyrics championing dismemberment and cannibalism. Brotha Lynch Hung, a bona-fide legend of the scene, has just released a new album, Dinner and a Movie, marking 25 years of this terrifying subculture. Click through for ten more of the most disgusting, vile, fascinating horrormeisters ever.