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  Horrorcore - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Horrorcore (also known as death rap, murder rap, acid rap and wicked shit) is a subgenre of hip hop music that evolved from pioneers such as Kool Keith, Bushwick Bill, Insane Poetry, Gansta NIP, Esham, The Flatlinerz, KGP, Brotha Lynch Hung and The Gravediggaz.
The term "horrorcore" was coined by Russell Simmons, the man behind The Flatlinerz, who referred to horrorcore as being "hardcore rap with some horror movie themes".
Horrorcore artists often have ties with rock music, specifically heavy metal and hardcore punk.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Horrorcore   (723 words)

 - HorrorCore.com
The word "horrorcore" was made famous by both the Flatlinerz and Gravediggaz back in the early 90's when they came on the scene with their debut albums "USA (Under Satan's Authority)" and "6 Feet Deep." Who would be the bigger group came down to a push & popularity contest between Wu-Tang Clan and Russel Simmons.
At that time horrorcore was thought to be "the next big thing" considering gangsta rap's popularity was deteriorating quickly and the industry was looking for something new to catch the interest of hip-hop fans.
Horrorcore is also taken to be a derivative of the word "hardcore" which is an ADJECTIVE not a NOUN.
www.horrorcore.com /modules.php?s=&name=Content&pa=showpage&pid=7&s=d2a123c4fa4576a0579b00ed2a87d730&menu=12   (1384 words)

 Horrorcore -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Horrorcore (also known as Death Rap, Murder Rap, Acid Rap and Wicked Shit) is a sub-genre of hip hop music that evolved from pioneers such as Kool Keith, Insane Poetry, Ganxsta NIP, Esham, The Flatlinerz, KGP, Brotha Lynch Hung and The Gravediggaz.
Horrorcore was a term coined by Russell Simmons.
Horrorcore artists often have ties with rock music, specifically heavy metal and hardcore punk, for obvious reasons.
psychcentral.com /psypsych/Horrorcore   (678 words)

 J Reno   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Though the horrorcore genre gave him a few new ears that enjoyed his dark natured material, it would be his ultimate love for the essence and purity of hip hop that would dictate his next course on the road to hip hop stardom.
Going by The Sadist in the horrorcore genre, the essence of hip hop tugged at his creativity and conscious, so fabricating the name J Reno (a play on his given name), he merged both aliases to accurately describe his character; an emcee's emcee with a dark nature to him.
Horrorcore birthed The Sadist and hip-hop bred J Reno.
www.dubcitypromotions.com /jreno.htm   (393 words)

 BBC - 1Xtra TX Documentaries - Underground USA
Also excellent to see a news report with Horrorcore and the simular genres in a possitive light, rather than the negative associations it has alwas received from the news media.
Good -vs- Evil, Horrorcore are those that choose the darkside, and those that choose the darkside, choose to become the enemies of God.
Horrorcore is definitely going to be around in the underground for a VERY long time.
www.bbc.co.uk /1xtra/tx/documentaries/underground_usa.shtml   (1449 words)

 Horrorcore - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Horrorcore is a genre of hip hop music that evolved from pioneers such as Kool Keith,, Esham,, Brotha Lynch Hung and The Gravediggaz.
Other influential performers and groups that can be considered horrorcore include Jedi Mind Tricks,,, Necro,, Twiztid, Anybody Killa, Insane Clown Posse, Bedlam,, Dark Lotus, and Blaze Ya Dead Homie.
There is a rising sub-culture from the horrorcore genre, especially among Insane Clown Posse fans, known as "Juggalo" (females known as "Jugalettes").
www.lawndale.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Horrorcore   (379 words)

 Horrorcore - Voyager, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Horrorcore (also known as Death Rap, Murder Rap, Acid Rap and Wicked Shit) is a sub-genre of hip hop music that evolved from pioneers such as Kool Keith, Insane Poetry, Ganksta NIP, Esham, Geto Boyz, The Flatlinerz, KGP, Brotha Lynch Hung and The Gravediggaz.
Juggalo is a term created by rapper Violent J for followers of the horrorcore rap group Insane Clown Posse and of their label, Psychopathic Records.
Many horrorcore rappers of the younger generation are juggalos themselves (for example, look at Killa C's Hatchet Man choker) and were often inspired by Psychopathic Records to start making music.
www.voyager.in /Horrorcore   (837 words)

 Horrorcore: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Horrorcore is a genre Music genre quick summary:
A music genre is a category (or genre) of pieces of music that share a certain style or "basic musical language" (van der merwe 1989, p.3)....
Insane clown posse (icp) is a notorious horrorcore rap group from suburban detroit....
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/h/ho/horrorcore.htm   (593 words)

 Dark Moon Rising - Issue Preview
The concept of Zambini began as a stage gimic for a horrorcore rap project.
I was obsessed with this idea for about two years, trying to compose and record rap songs that would fit the gimic.
I dreamed of a horrorcore rap show that incorporated the bloody stage antics displayed at a GWAR performance, minus the big fake penis of course.
www.darkmoonrising.com /issues/feb02?file=artistcorner   (1119 words)

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Hey grossiss, thanks for the time for this interview for sikcenta, i'll try and delve on the sick wiked shit of your style a bit.
a few year eventually went by and i had found that horrorcore was indeed an actual genre and had also changed my name to Lord Wretched.
yea boy horrorcore artists and fans urrwhere keep it hot and we gon forurr be ghetto gothic up in this piece yo.
scorpius.spaceports.com /~joker44/sikcenta/grossissinterview.htm   (1058 words)

 The Fairfield County Weekly | Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The masterminds of horrorcore rap emerge from Detroit's netherworld.
Classified as horrorcore rap, a term coined to describe the increasingly violent and macabre nature of a sect of rap emerging from the Midwest, the work of Natas takes the traditional subject matter of gang-sta rap and pushes it even further.
Despite its shock value, or perhaps because of it, horrorcore, a longtime staple of the underground scene, has begun to seep into the mainstream in recent years through the growing popularity of groups like Insane Clown Posse, Halfbreed, Twiztid, and the now notorious Kid Rock and Eminem, whose music sometimes incorporates elements of horrorcore.
www.newmassmedia.com /mus.phtml?code=fai&db=mus_pre&ref=13836   (1782 words)

 Natas :: N of Tha World :: Moist Music
Hard to believe a man who was at the forefront of the horrorcore and acid rap movement and has well over 15 albums under his belt has yet to be reviewed once.
One of the album's best songs comes in the form of the hustler's anthem "Pancakes and Syrup." The track is experimental in the sense that the beat isn't the most conventional and is played at regular speed yet it is paired with screwed verses.
Being the pioneers of horrorcore, Natas definitely presents some of the better music out of the genre as they inject their music with social messages and stray from completely pointless songs.
www.rapreviews.com /archive/2006_02_nofworld.html   (746 words)

 CD Baby: MACABRE INSTINCTS: Macabre Instincts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The two are veterans of horrorcore reside in New Jersey and rep the sick shit to the fullest.
In 2004 MI released their self titled lp which was the first album on FSE (record label MI is signed to) to gain nation distribution.
This album has horrorcore vibes, mixed with rock influenced rap.
www.cdbaby.com /cd/macabre   (271 words)

 Majik Ninjaz!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
From his humble beginning as a rap artist, when he was eight, to his rise to the illest MC from D-town to date.
The originator of the horrorcore scene, and the godfather of acid rap.
Although he is considered a big role in horrorcore, Esham wants no part of it.
www28.brinkster.com /323k13l/v2/Esham.htm   (1647 words)

 Amazon.com: KKKill the Fetus: Music: Esham   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
So yes he calls himself an "acid rapper" but its still in the horrorcore genere, since acid rap is his own definition and many people never heard of it(Such as ICP is "The wicked Sh*t" but its still under horrorcore because not many people know ICP).
HORRORCORE are the groups that developed their styles from ESHAM, Esham is the inventor, he is the only one (along with Natas) that can be known as Acid Rap.
Horrorcore is icp, twiztid, abk, zug, etc, all them tryhard clowns.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B00004SYFX?v=glance   (1093 words)

 Horrorcore Radio!
its called "Horrorcore Radios Featured Disc" now what im doing with the featured disc is putting the disc on the front page with a whole page of info on it.
Sup killas....I know everyone thinks horrorcore Radio is dead but ive been hard at work producing the new X ScRaPeD album.
I also added a bedlam song they are tight as hell so they are gonna stay strictly horrorcore.
members.tripod.com /horrorcoreradio/main.html   (2634 words)

 TheCore2005 - Band page with free MP3 music downloads on SoundClick
From the depths of the sick wastelands known as Horrorcore, we present to you another morbid spectacle of the "Wicked Shxt", featuring all new music from the artists of the Wicked Underground.
Horrorcore, the "Wicked Shxt", Acid Rap, or "Gore" Rap, is a genre of music that blends the verbal imagery of horror with the sounds of the dark.
Taken to national heights by such groups as Esham, the Insane Clown Posse, Project: Deadman, and the Gravediggaz, Horrorcore has graced platinum record status worldwide, and is quickly growing to become a force all it's own.
www.soundclick.com /bands/pageartist.cfm?bandID=416848   (211 words)

 Cella Dwellas - CONNECT, Powered By Sony
The CDs first created a buzz with the single "Land of the Lost" which originally appeared on Nudder Budders, a Loud Records sampler in 1994.
The duo was originally thought to be a part of the burgeoning mid-'90s horrorcore sound popularized by groups like the Gravediggaz.
However, the horrorcore-esque "Land of the Lost" was just the tip of the iceberg for the Flatbush, Brooklyn, duo.
musicstore.connect.com /artist/100/777/8/1007778.html   (95 words)

Silky Bastard combines complex rhymes, sick wordplay, insane topics, and a twisted sense of humor; all in order to create a whole new breed of horrorcore hip-hop.
His rhymes became more complex, and he developed a horrorcore style of rapping and writing lyrics.
He has his own original style, which combines a twisted sense of humor with horrorcore hip-hop.
www.myspace.com /silkybastard   (473 words)

 Official KWA Website
Bringing the latest in the horrorcore world including shit like horrorcore music, horror movies and sick ass serial killa bios.
We got all kinds of horrorcore shit for you and we tell you about the newest movies to check and the illest underground horrorcore music.
We just startin out so we will be growin a lot and a lot of new sections will be added as well as new employees of this tite zine.
www.angelfire.com /ma3/kwa/sept2001news.html   (1117 words)

 wcco.com - The Dark World Of Horrorcore Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
It has dark, disturbing lyrics that are striking a chord with some Minnesota teenagers.
Horrorcore music is a type of underground rap centering on violence and death.
“The first rap I ever wrote was about suicide,” said Mars, a successful horrorcore artist from the Bay Area of California.
wcco.com /topstories/local_story_139095742.html   (670 words)

 Asylum Of Darkness - Jam Link interview, May 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
I tend to lean more to the horrorcore shit, more so than the gangsta shit, but I keep the gangsta stuff involved to stay balanced.
On this album, I kept a good balance between horrorcore and gangsta.
Now as for upcoming projects, you may see more of a horror theme in what I write, because it's a better representation of who I am.
www.freewebtown.com /asylumofdarkness/jamlinkinterview.html   (740 words)

 Insane Poetry :: Faith in Chaos :: Grim Reality Entertainment
What someone once labelled 'horrorcore' seems but a footnote in hip-hop history.
From pioneers like Ganksta NIP to bandwagoners like the Flatlinerz to critically acclaimed acts like the Gravediggaz to contemporary mic-slingin' madmen like Tech N9ne, Cage, D-12 and Necro, there's a tradition in hip-hop to explore the realms beyond reality and reason and to deal with the morbid and macabre.
In fact, Insane Poetry seem to be able to lay claim to the copyright of this bastard child of horror stories and rap music.
www.rapreviews.com /archive/2004_02_faithinchaos.html   (926 words)

 In Music We Trust - Manimals: Horrorcore
Back in the mid-80's a Cleveland area band called Manimals released an EP and shortly after called it a day.
Now, after almost 15 years, original bassist/vocalist Larry the Wolf and drummer Dark have regrouped with new recruit Orlock on guitar to release their first full-lengther Horrorcore.
Drawing alot of lyrical and visual inspiration from classic horror films, this aptly titled disc is musically a mesh of 70's metal and hardcore punk bringing to mind early KISS and Danzig-era Misfits.
www.inmusicwetrust.com /articles/38k06.html   (97 words)

 Hiphops Lost Genre You Probably Never Heard Of   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Horrorcore fell off because b*tches like ICP came up, now when ppl think of horrorcore everyone thinks of Insane CLown posse and theyre wacker than wack
As far as mainstream goes it has never taken off, the only mainstream horrorcore song I recall is "Natural Born Killaz" with Cube and Dre.
However, Horrorcore has always reared it's head in the underground.
www.nobodysmiling.com /forum/showthread.php?t=53056   (281 words)

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