Favorite

Insane Clown Posse 

Saturday, December 14, at the Odeon.

It's best to compare Insane Clown Posse only to itself. To judge the outfit within the context of contemporary rap will lead to only one conclusion: The Posse sucks. Heck, they hardly even have any real songs. What ICP excels at is telling jokes and stories, and merchandising itself at a level that would make the original masters of greasepaint -- Kiss -- very proud.

The actual music is an afterthought, albeit a funny one. ICP's only virtuosity is in the art of the put-down. Take their riff on Eminem's mom, off 2000's Bizaar LP: "Every hair is like a foot long/Bitch look like a werewolf wearin' a thong."

You might laugh, you might not, but please don't take this seriously. If you do, the joke is most certainly on you.

Speaking of Previews

Latest in Livewire

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Calendar

Newsletters

Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Staff Pick Events

  • John Morgan @ Improv Comedy Club & Restaurant

    • Wed., Aug. 31
  • Finesse Mitchell @ Hilarities Comedy Club

    • Thu., Sept. 1
  • Tanz SummerFest (On Tour)

    • Sat., Sept. 3

Facebook Activity

© 2016 Cleveland Scene: 737 Bolivar Rd., Suite 4100, Cleveland, OH 44115, (216) 241-7550
Logos and trademarks on this site are property of their respective owners.


Website powered by Foundation