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As the fourth Joker's Card in the group's Dark Carnival mythology, the album's lyrics focus on the titular Great Milenko, an illusionist who tries to trick individuals into greed and other such sins. The album was recorded and initially released by the Disney -owned record label Hollywood Records. Island then re-released the album on August 12, Although the album was poorly received by critics, it debuted at number 63 on the Billboard charts, and was later certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America RIAA. Following the release of the album Ringmaster , Insane Clown Posse started to attract a strong local following in Detroit , Michigan. The group started recording The Great Milenko in , and Violent J began thinking of a title for the album shortly after. Bruce later came up with the title The Great Milenko.
Insane Clown Posse performs a style of hardcore hip hop known as horrorcore and is known for its elaborate live performances. The duo has earned two platinum and five gold albums. According to Nielsen SoundScan, the entire catalog of the group has sold 6. We're doing our best to make sure our content is useful, accurate and safe. If by any chance you spot an inappropriate comment while navigating through our website please use this form to let us know, and we'll take care of it shortly. Forgot your password?
Part rap group, part societal phenomenon, Insane Clown Posse grew an unlikely cult around their cartoonish and critically loathed horrorcore rap styles. Loosely connected themes of psychopathic clowns, Faygo soda, and the importance of friendship was enough for thousands of die-hard fans to don clown make up and proclaim themselves "juggalos," part of a community of Insane Clown Posse superfans drawn to their lowest-common-denominator humor and shock-factor rhymes. Staunchly independent, ICP only had brief and controversy-heavy associations with major labels around the time of their album The Great Milenko, but spent much of their decades of existence releasing their albums as well as the music of an extended family of artists on their own Psychopathic Records label. A loose narrative exposed over the course of several albums -- records like 's Riddle Box and 's The Amazing Jeckel Brothers -- was presented as different "joker's cards," culminating with the spiritual reveal of 's The Wraith: Shangri-La. After combusting in , the only members left, Violent J born Joseph Bruce and Shaggy 2 Dope born Joseph Utsler , slightly altered their name to reflect the fact that they had been visited by the Carnival Spirit, who ordered them to carry word of the impending apocalypse by touring the nation and releasing six "joker cards" popularly known as LPs with successive revelations of the final judgment. The first, Carnival of Carnage, appeared in on their own Psychopathic Records label.