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Ask a Juggalo: Is there a specific age when people become interested in the Insane Clown Posse? 

Q: Is there a specific age when people generally become interested in Psychopathic and ICP?

A: A: Oh, hell no. Absolutely not, my friend. Since the first gathering of the Juggalos back in 2000 all the way until present day, I personally witnessed newborns all the way up to legitimate, full-blown senior citizens. You have all ages present. And that’s such a super-cool thing. Some Juggalos found it at 40 years old, and never heard anything, though ICP had already been out for 10 years, you know? You also have Juggalos that literally just got down with the clown last year, and they’re 10 years old! Or you might have a cat who had a lot of issues later in life; they could be going through a midlife crisis or be ready to literally call it quits, throw in the towel — I’ve seen this happen multiple times, brother — and just say, “That’s it,” and have a mental fucking breakdown and end up in a nursing home or be extremely selfish and commit suicide, or just become a complete fucking whack job. And they happened to have somebody introduce them to the music and, all of a sudden, they pick up on ICP and get passionate about it. Once you hit it, no matter what your age is, you can keep going. There’s stuff for everybody. I know a professional lawyer who is huge into ICP. I know cats in the medical field. I know cats who are police officers. It’s men, women, kids, teenyboppers. It’s for everybody, brother. And at the gathering, especially, that’s where you see it at its best. It’s like nothing I’ve ever seen. No one else is in that category, whether it be KISS or the Grateful Dead or Lady Gaga and her Little Monsters … all those cats have 90 percent of their fans in the same age bracket. Juggalos? Aw, man, you name it, dude. You got skinny ones, you got ugly ones, you got fat ones, you got fresh ones, you got cool ones, you got dorky ones. I mean, Juggalos, it’s amazing. Kids under 10, kids in their teens, kids in their 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60, 70s — I have yet to meet a Juggalo that’s 80 years old or older, but for the love of God, if there is a Juggalo on this planet who is 80 years old or older, please find me at some show and make sure to come up, ’cause I would love, love, love to talk with you for a moment.

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