Of course, Esham completely and utterly rejected the term horrorcore. Following this were groups like Dr. Jeckyll and Mr. Hyde, and songs like Dana Dane's "Nightmares," which spun more frightening, imaginative narratives.  Horrorcore has thrived in Internet culture and sustains an annual super show in Detroit called Wickedstock. Unlike most hardcore hip hop and gangsta rap artists, horrorcore artists often push the violent content and imagery in their lyrics beyond the realm of realistic urban violence, to the point where the violent lyrics become gruesome, ghoulish, unsettling, or slasher film- or splatter film-esque. Juggalo gangs have caused law enforcement concern throughout the United States due to their tendency for extreme violence and have been linked to diverse crimes. Horrorcore defines a style of hip hop music that focuses primarily on dark, violent, gothic, transgressive, macabre and/or horror-influenced topics that can include death, psychosis, psychological horror, mental illness, satanism, self-harm, cannibalism, mutilation, necrophilia, suicide, murder, torture, rape, drug abuse, and often supernatural or occult themes.
If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular horrorcore bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote. Pages in category "Horrorcore artists" The following 63 pages are in this category, out of 63 total. The lyrics are often inspired by horror movies and are performed over moody, hardcore beats. Bone Thugs-N-Harmony's "E. 1999 Eternal" LP, furthered tales of the occult on songs such as "Mr. Ouija 2", "Mo' Murda", and "East 1999".  Horrorcore artists often feature dark imagery in their music videos and base musical elements of songs upon horror film scores.  1995 also saw the release of Three 6 Mafia's debut album "Mystic Stylez" which touched on heavy drug use, ritualistic sex, mass murder, torture and Luciferianism. From Layton, UT, the band came together in winter of 2008, writing, recording,…, 1) Mr. Hyde, the New Yorker rapper, is well-known for his ultimately violent, attacking, raw lyrics and extremely energetic flow. But for some reason there's always been a challenge with properly tracking the dark corner of the music known as horrorcore. Though Tyler, The Creator and his loose collective, Odd Future, denied the label in many interviews and songs, that early releases from their camp (such as Tyler's "Bastard" and "Goblin", and Earl Sweatshirt's eponymous debut "Earl") lyrically, fitted the mold of the genre. It’s Cornbread Hemp, RS11 Drop is a Celebration of L.A.’s Exotic Cannabis, Bernie Sanders Celebrates His Home State’s Marijuana Reform Milestone, How CBD Can Save Your Skin From Cold Weather, “Are You Ready for Freddy” by the Fat Boys, Tyler, the Creator said they were “not fucking Horrorcore”, legendary Harlem rapper Big L who made no secret, Scenes from the All Black Lives Matter March, Councilman Herb Wesson on What Replacing LAPD in Non-Emergencies Would Mean, LAUSD Board Votes Against Defunding School Police, Beaches Closed, Firework Shows Banned for Independence Day, L.A. Public Health Explains Why Bars had to be Closed. Some members of the law enforcement community have asserted that the horrorcore genre is dangerous and incites crime, and the genre's artists and followers have been linked to a wide variety of crime, ranging from mass murder to gang activity and drug trafficking.  A 2017 Denver Police Department guide warned that even Juggalos who are not affiliated with a gang are prone to commit "murder, shootings, kidnapping, rape, necrophilia, cannibalism, assault, and arson" and that "such acts give a Juggalo a sense of pride and street credit amongst peers". Meanwhile, rap-a-Lot artist Ganksta N-I-P's album Psychic Thoughts (Are What I Conceive) may have had the most perplexing cover in rap history; along with his Houston colleagues Geto Boys — he wrote their enduring song “Chuckie” — the Def Jam push for horrorcore helped solidify the movement. Insane Clown Posse, often abbreviated as ICP, is an American hip hop duo composed of Violent J (Joseph Bruce) and Shaggy 2 Dope (originally 2…, 1) Ron Raphael Braunstein (born June 7, 1976), better known by his stage-name Necro, is an American…, Gravediggaz was an American hip-hop group from New York City, known for its dark sense of humor and abrasive, menacing soundscapes. With both multi-syllable-heavy lyricism and unspeakable sex and violence imagery, Necro's sidestepped the horrorcore designation by referring to his music as “Death Rap,” something which has made both his work and collaborations with artists like Raekwon and groups like Non-Phixion a little easier to swallow for more traditional hip-hop heads. With the popularity of gangsta rap, perhaps label bigwigs thought horrorcore could be the next big thing. You can only vote once on this list.
Horrorcore defines a style of hip hop music that focuses primarily on dark, violent, gothic, transgressive, macabre and/or horror-influenced topics that can include death, psychosis, psychological horror, mental illness, satanism, self-harm, cannibalism, mutilation, necrophilia, suicide, murder, torture, rape, drug abuse, and often supernatural or occult themes. 1987 is also the year Insane Poetry (at the time called His Majesti) released "Armed & Dangerous" & then their debut as Insane Poetry with "Twelve Strokes Till Midnight" , one of the first examples of music specifically made to be horrorcore.. The Best Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Albums of All Time, 20 Otherworldly Curses in the Music Industry, Comic Book Characters We Want to See on Film, Former Juggalos Describe Why They Joined The ICP Community And Why They Left.
, In 1988, DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince released "A Nightmare on My Street", which described an encounter with Freddy Krueger, and the Fat Boys recorded the similarly-themed "Are You Ready for Freddy" for the film A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master and its soundtrack. Following this were groups like Dr. Jeckyll and Mr. Hyde, and songs like Dana Dane's "Nightmares," which spun more frightening, imaginative narratives. Ne moc známí a už snad ani netvořící potažmo nevystupující Luk a Šíp také tvoří HC rap, vydali 2 EP Hvězdný horoskopíčoviny a Pivní pokus. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent horrorcore bands. Its origins derived from certain hardcore hip hop and gangsta rap artists, such as the Geto Boys, which began to incorporate supernatural, occult, or psychological horror themes into their lyrics. Weise was a fan of horrorcore rappers such as Mars and Prozak. " The lyrical content of horrorcore is sometimes described as being similar to that of death metal, and some have referred to the genre as "death rap". Well, that is except for legendary Harlem rapper Big L who made no secret about believing his 1993 single “Devil's Son” made him one of the originators of horrorcore. But while these were both relatively friendly frights, in other parts of the country, things got quite dark. While Kool Keith later claimed to have "invented horrorcore", the first use of the term appeared on the group KMC's 1991 album Three Men With the Power of Ten. He calls his style of rock-influenced rap "acid… Blaze Ya Dead Homie Gravediggaz…, Twiztid (previously House of Krazees) is an American hip hop duo from Detroit, Michigan. Nonetheless, Kool Keith brought significant attention to horror-influenced hip hop with his lyrical content from his group the Ultramagnetic MC's and of course the 1996 release of his horror and science-fiction-influenced, absurdist, trippy, experimental album Dr. Octagonecologyst. Jamie Madrox (rapper) Mars (rapper) Mastamind; Lex "The Hex" Master; Swifty McVay; Travis Miller (musician) Monoxide Child; Myzery Nonetheless, Kool Keith brought significant attention to horror-influenced hip hop with his lyrical content from his group the Ultramagnetic MC's and of course the 1996 release of his horror and science-fiction-influenced, absurdist, trippy, experimental album Dr. Octagonecologyst. Odd as that name may sound, they're among the best female horrorcore rappers to date. From his earliest beginnings in his previous group "2 Krazy Devils" which consisted of Blaze himself…, Get Scared consists of Nick Matthews, Johnny B, and Bradley Lloyd.  Allegedly horrorcore-related criminal activity has, in rare cases, even branched out into ad-hoc domestic terrorism, with a Juggalo-led terrorist cell calling itself the "Black Snake Militia" attempting to raid a National Guard armory in 2012. A brutal Tales From the Crypt-style series of horrific narratives, it became a signature song for the group, later remade by the group's new line-up. Horrorcore songs usually incorporate supernatural, occult, or psychological horror themes. He calls his style of rock-influenced rap "acid…, Blaze has been in the game for many years now. This is the sound and amazing tunes made by the likes of The Buttress.
" Horrorcore was described by Entertainment Weekly in 1995 as a "blend of hardcore rap and bloodthirsty metal. Horrorcore-influenced rapper Eminem also received negative publicity in the wake of the massacre and has referenced it throughout his discography. Horrorcore je hudební styl, který kombinuje rap, metal, případně rock. and "who is the greatest horrorcore musician ever?". " Horrorcore was described by Entertainment Weekly in 1995 as a "blend of hardcore rap and bloodthirsty metal. Historie tohoto stylu sahá do roku 1990, kdy na scénu vstupuje mladý, detroitský rapper jménem Esham. Vote for your favorite horrorcore artists. Like Weise, he was a fan of horrorcore rapper Mars. Some horrorcore artists eschew supernatural themes or exaggerated violence in favor of more subtle and dark psychological horror imagery and lyrics. On That Other Level, with songs such as "Mind of a Lunatic" and "Trigga-Happy Nigga.
In 1988, DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince released “A Nightmare on My Street,” an unauthorized hip-hop take on Freddy Krueger, followed later that year by the completely authorized A Nightmare On Elm Street 4: Dream Warriors soundtrack cut “Are You Ready for Freddy” by the Fat Boys, which boasted a rapping Robert Englund. , Subgenre of hip hop music based in horror-themed lyrical content and imagery, A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master, "Are the Juggalos a gang or a supportive fraternity?