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Insane Poetry

Insane Poetry was one of the first horrorcore groups, initially formed in 1988 by Cyco after he gained residency as a disc jockey at a LosAngeles radio station. With members DJ Streek and Shakespear the One-Man Riot, Insane Poetry released their debut single, "Twelve Strokes Till Midnight", in 1988. After replacing Shakespear with Em-Dee, Insane Poetry were signed to Nastymix Records through an association with rapper Rodney O, and released their debut album, "Grim Reality", in 1992. It peaked at #98 on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. After Nastymix was disestablished, Insane P ...read more

Insane Poetry was one of the first horrorcore groups, initially formed in 1988 by Cyco after he gained residency as a disc jockey at a LosAngeles radio station. With members DJ Streek and Shakespear the One-Man Riot, Insane Poetry released their debut single, "Twelve Strokes Till Midnight", in 1988. After replacing Shakespear with Em-Dee, Insane Poetry were signed to Nastymix Records through an association with rapper Rodney O, and released their debut album, "Grim Reality", in 1992. It peaked at #98 on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. After Nastymix was disestablished, Insane Poetry signed to Polygram Records, releasing their second album, "Blacc Plague", in 1996. Due to disagreements over promotion and support, however, Insane Poetry decided to to leave the label, and in 1998, Cyco appeared on Vanilla Ice's "Hard to Swallow" album, followed by collaborations with M-Boogie, Dilated Peoples and DJ Revolution. In 2003, Cyco, the only remaining member of Insane Poetry, which still appears to be the lineup today. With Cyco as the sole member of Insane Poetry, the project went on to release a few more albums, and is still active to this day. « hide

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Sutter Kain Presents Cyco the Snuff Reels
2008

3.8
3 Votes
Fallen From Grace
2007

4.3
2 Votes
Faith in Chaos
2003

4.8
2 Votes
Blacc Plague
1996

4
4 Votes
Grim Reality
1992

3.9
19 Votes

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