When the FBI released their "2011 National Gang Threat Assessment Report" last year, devoted followers of hardcore rap group Insane Clown Posse -- better known as Juggalos -- were classified as "a loosely organized hybrid gang". Naturally, this didn't sit well with members of the band, and at the 13th Annual Gathering of the Juggalos, Violent J & Co. announced a plan to sue the FBI.
Violent J said in a recent interview that the designation has hurt the band's merchandising, and unfairly targets their fans, who stand to face harsh penalties tacked onto minor infractions, such as speeding tickets. "They're trying to kill our band, and we have to fight back," J said.
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