If you’re a music lover, Insane Clown Posse wouldn’t be a new name to you. But for those, who are not much interested in music, it is an American hip-hop music group. It is composed of Violent J and Shaggy 2 Dope. The music group is extremely successful. Here are all the details about the career timeline and the net worth of Insane Clown Posse in 2018.
During the mid of the 1980’s, the founders of this group, Violent J and Shaggy 2 Dope were struggling to make their career and this is when this music group was born. Both of them were profoundly interested in hip-hop music, so they founded the group in 1989. At that time, Violent J was a kind of goon. He was even jailed for robbery and violation cases. Insane Clown Posse is, in fact, the name of the gang that Violent J had founded. When he was jailed, the other group members started performing hip-hop music at the nightclubs. They released their first single song under the name of the gang ‘Insane Clown Posse’. This is how the group was founded.
As of now, the group has two members Violent J and Shaggy 2 Dope, but initially, the group was composed of Joey Utsler, John Utsler, Rudy Hill, and some other friends of Joseph Bruce. John Utsler left the group even before it could launch its first album. Gradually, other members have also left the group. Eventually, only Joey Utsler and Joseph Bruce remained in the group who later became popular as Shaggy 2 Dope and Violent J respectively.
After struggling for years since its foundation, Inane Clown Posse started recording its first album in 1992. The album was named ‘Carnival of Carnage’. In the beginning, they worked with producer Chuck Miller but soon, collaborated with the producer Mike E, Clark who ended up working with them throughout their entire career. The same years, they released their debut album ‘Carnival of Carnage’ and it managed to garner a huge attention. In 1994, the group released its second album titled ‘Ringmaster Era’ which turned out to be gold certified.
The smash success of this album paved the way for the professional career of its members. The group started releasing an album almost every year and also did many worldwide tours. During the late 1990s, the group was at the peak of success. However, it also faced some legal troubles but managed to go through it. So far, the group has released many albums and continued to do so.
Insane Clown Posse is a highly successful music group. It has won several awards and honors throughout its career. The group has earned two platinum and five gold albums.
Net Worth & Earnings
The group was founded in 1989, and it continues to rise even today. With the fact, you can assume how successful it is. It has been almost three decades for the group to be active. In such a long period, anybody can make huge money and so did this music group. The rocking music group is estimated to have a net worth of $40 million. It will increase in future as the group has already a huge fan following.
Insane Clown Posse has released total 14 studio albums till today. The group is particularly known for the elaborate concert performances. Maybe, this is why it could gain success and became an evergreen music group.