|Label(s)||Psychopathic, Island, Def Jam|
|Associated acts||Psychopathic Rydas, Dark Lotus, Samhein Witch Killaz|
Twiztid is a hardcore hip hop/horrorcore rap group from Eastpointe, Michigan, formed in 1997. Eastpointe (formerly East Detroit) is a City in Macomb County of the U Michigan ( is a Midwestern state of the United States of America. A music genre is a categorical and typological construct that identifies musical sounds as belonging to a particular category and type of music that can be distinguished from other Hip hop music, also referred to as rap music, is a Music genre typically consisting of a rhythmic vocal style called rap which is accompanied with In the Music industry, a record label can be a Brand and a Trademark associated with the Marketing of music recordings and Music Psychopathic Records, also known as "The Hatchet" is an Independent record label based in Royal Oak, Michigan in the United States Island Records is a Record label that was founded by British record producers in Jamaica. Def Jam Recordings is a United States based hip-hop Record label, owned by Universal Music Group, and operates as a part of The Island Psychopathic Rydas is an American hip hop supergroup based in Michigan. Dark Lotus is an American hip hop supergroup based in Detroit Michigan. James "Jamie" Spaniolo, aka Jamie Madrox, is a Horrorcore rapper from Warren Michigan. Monoxide is the stage name of Paul Robert Methric (b July 14, 1973) a member of the group Twiztid. Hardcore hip hop is a form of Hip hop music that developed in the late 1980s Hip hop music, also referred to as rap music, is a Music genre typically consisting of a rhythmic vocal style called rap which is accompanied with Eastpointe (formerly East Detroit) is a City in Macomb County of the U Michigan ( is a Midwestern state of the United States of America. Twiztid was originally called House of Krazees, which consisted of Mr. The House of Krazees was a group of rappers from Detroit Michigan from 1993 to 1997 Bones, Hectik, and The R. O. C. After the break up of HOK, Mr. Bones and Hectik renamed their duo Twiztid. The group consists of Jamie Madrox and Monoxide. James "Jamie" Spaniolo, aka Jamie Madrox, is a Horrorcore rapper from Warren Michigan. Monoxide is the stage name of Paul Robert Methric (b July 14, 1973) a member of the group Twiztid. Since their 1998 debut, the group has become the second most popular group on the Psychopathic Records (after Insane Clown Posse), and has a loyal following of Juggalos of their own. Psychopathic Records, also known as "The Hatchet" is an Independent record label based in Royal Oak, Michigan in the United States Insane Clown Posse is an American hip hop duo from Delray Detroit. A Juggalo (male or female or Juggalette (more commonly used for a female is a member of the fanbase of the Michigan hip hop group
Prior to Twiztid, Madrox and Monoxide were members of the rap trio House of Krazees, using the names Mr. The House of Krazees was a group of rappers from Detroit Michigan from 1993 to 1997 Bones and Hektic, the third member was the R. O. C. The band released five albums before splitting up in 1997. The two formed Twiztid, signing with Psychopathic Records that same year.
Twiztid's 1998 debut album, Mostasteless, was originally released independently by Psychopathic. Mostasteless is the Debut album of Twiztid. Released on November 25, 1997, it is the first album on the Psychopathic Records When Insane Clown Posse signed with Island Records, they helped get a deal for Twiztid as well. Island Records is a Record label that was founded by British record producers in Jamaica. Mostasteless was pulled, and re-released on Island in 1999 with somewhat different track listing. That track listing included brand new songs, leaving tracks like "Murder Murder Murder" and "She Ain't Afraid" because of Island Records' standards of material on the original Mostasteless release. Mostasteless would eventually become Gold.
In 2000, the group released Cryptic Collection, which is Twiztid's Version of Insane Clown Posse Forgotten Freshness. Cryptic Collection is a Compilation album by Twiztid. Released on November 13, 2000, it is the first in the Cryptic Collection Insane Clown Posse is an American hip hop duo from Delray Detroit. Its featured new, rare, and unreleased tracks.
Twiztid released their second album, Freek Show, on October 31,2000 —the same day Insane Clown Posse released their Bizaar/Bizzar albums. Freek Show is the second studio album by Twiztid. Released on October 31 2000, the album peaked at #51 on the Billboard Bizaar is the seventh album by Insane Clown Posse. Released on October 31, 2000, it is the second half of the Bizzar Bizaar Bizzar is the sixth album by Insane Clown Posse. Released on October 31, 2000, it is the first half of the Bizzar Bizaar Double Freek Show became the group's breakthrough album, giving the group their first taste of chart success, and proving the group could do well on their own.
The group released the Mirror Mirror EP in 2002. It received little promotion and is the group's only studio EP. A second Cryptic Collection also came out, featuring the Mostasteless tracks that don't appear on the Island re-release. Cryptic Collection 2 is a Compilation album by Twiztid. Released on October 22, 2001, it is the second in the Cryptic .
The Green Book was released in 2003. The Green Book is the third studio album by Twiztid. Released on July 1, 2003, it has been described as their most personal album The album was notably darker than previous albums and introduced a change in sound for the group, who described the album as a more personal work. This Album came from the eyes of Jamie and Paul instead of The Juggalo's eyes.
Twiztid's appearance also changed for The Green Book. Jamie Madrox now had bright green contacts and bright green hair, and Monoxide had virtually no makeup on whatsoever; neither wore any white face-paint. From this album on, Twiztid changed their appearance to match their current album. It also featured Other Non-Psychopathic Records artist like E-40, Bushwick Bill and the start of many collaborations with Tech N9ne.
Twiztid also began releasing a series of half-hour episodes of what they called The Purple Show on the internet. All three original episodes, plus an unreleased fourth episode, were later released on DVD. A fifth episode appeared on the group's website in 2004, and a sixth, Halloween-themed, episode was released on the Mutant Vol. 2 bonus DVD.
Twiztid started their own label, Majik Records, with producer Tom Dub, but quickly drifted back to Psychopathic after a Fall Through.
In 2004, Twiztid released their third Cryptic Collection album, which included a cover of Steve Miller's "The Joker", which they performed at the 2004 Gathering of the Juggalos. Cryptic Collection 3 is a Compilation album by Twiztid. Released on May 18, 2004, it is the third in the Cryptic Collection Steve Miller (born October 5, 1943, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin) is an American Guitarist and Singer/songwriter. " The Joker " is a song by the Steve Miller Band from their 1973 album The Joker. A Juggalo (male or female or Juggalette (more commonly used for a female is a member of the fanbase of the Michigan hip hop group
Also, in November of 2004, Monoxide released his debut solo album, Chainsmoker LP. "Chainsmoker" is a solo album of Monoxide Child, one of the members of the group Twiztid.
In the summer of 2005, Twiztid released two albums—Man's Myth Vol. 1 and Mutant Vol. 2, released within a month of each other. Man's Myth was a typical Twiztid album, while Mutant was featured more of a rock and roll sound. Jamie Madrox had been questioned about it actually being the long sought after Black Majik project that Twiztid had been working on at the Gathering of the Juggalos 2006. In this response, Madrox replied "Just picture Mutant with a Black Majik logo on there and call it whatever you want. It's something all Twiztid but with the flavor we wanted to do with Black Majik all along since it fell through. "
Each album included a DVD; The Man's Myth DVD had footage from the group's live performance at The Gathering of the Juggalos 2004, and commentary by Jamie and Paul about their discography. The Mutant DVD had the music video for "Story of Our Lives", behind-the-scenes footage of the making of the video, and a sixth episode of The Purple Show.
In 2006, Jamie Madrox released Phatso, his first solo record since 1995's Sacrifice. Phatso is the title of a 2006 album released by Jamie Madrox of the Psychopathic Records group Twiztid. A limited edition version of the album, Phatso: Earth 2 Version—with alternate mixes and one new song—was released a week after the original.
The album Independents Day was released on July 3, 2007. Independents Day is the sixth studio album by Twiztid. Released on July 3, 2007, it features guest appearances from rappers signed to independent Events 324 - Battle of Adrianople Constantine I defeats Licinius, who flees to Byzantium. Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. Nearly every track features an independent guest, hence the title. Guest artists include Tech N9ne, Potluck, Proof and Bizarre from D12, Hed PE, Tha Dogg Pound, DJ Quik, The Dayton Family, DJ Clay, Insane Clown Posse and Blaze Ya Dead Homie. Aaron Dontez Yates (born November 8 1971 in Kansas City Missouri) better known by his Stage name Tech N9ne (also Tech N9NE A potluck is a gathering of people where each person is expected to bring a dish of food to be shared among the group DeShaun Dupree Holton ( October 2 1973 &ndash April 11 2006) better known as Proof, was a Detroit rapper and member of the rap D12 (also known as D-12, The Dirty Dozen, D-Twizzy and Detroit-Twelve) is an American hip hop group from Detroit Hed PE, also known as (hed planet earth and stylized as (həd p Tha Dogg Pound, also known as DPG (Dogg Pound Gangstaz is a rap group made up of Kurupt and Daz Dillinger. David Martin Blake (born January 18, 1970 in Compton, California) better known by his Stage name DJ Quik, is a Rapper The Dayton Family is a Hardcore rap group that hails from the town of Flint Michigan, USA Chris Rouleau, also known as Blaze Ya Dead Homie, is an American rapper from Romeo Michigan. Proof and Bizarre's participation marked the first time Shady Records and Psychopathic artists appeared on record together, due to the recently-ended long-standing feud between Eminem and ICP. Shady Records E-40, Too Short & Master P were also slated to appear on the album, but did not appear on the released version. Earl Stevens (born November 15, 1967) best known by his Stage name E-40, is a Bay Area rapper, part of the Bay Area rap Todd Anthony Shaw (born April 28 1966) better known by his Stage name Too Short (seen on album covers as Too $hort) is an American Percy Miller, better known as P Miller, (formerly Master P is an American entertainer and entrepreneur In an interview with Monoxide, he stated that some people "didn't cut the mustard" and were left off the album.
The album peaked at #57 on Billboard magazine's Billboard 200 chart, reaching as high as #4 on Top Independent Albums and #9 on Top Rap Albums. See Billboard (Turkish magazine Billboard is a weekly American Magazine devoted to the Music industry The Billboard 200 is a ranking of the 200 highest-selling music albums and EPs in the United States, published weekly by Billboard The Billboard charts are music sales airplay and digital ranking reports distributed to the general public by Billboard magazine The Billboard charts are music sales airplay and digital ranking reports distributed to the general public by Billboard magazine 
In the month of September 2007, It was announced that Twiztid's planned nationwide "Toxic Terror Tour" was cancelled due to an accident on the set of the video shoot for "Raw Deal" (The Juggalo Song), in which Monoxide tore his MCL. The medial collateral ligament of the Knee is one of the four major Ligaments of the knee The tour resumed in Winter 2007 after Monoxide took time off to fully recover from his injury. The group's "Toxic Terror Tour" EP was sold exclusively at tour stops around the country. Madrox announced that after the Toxic Terror Tour, Twiztid would go straight into studio to work on their next planned project entitled "Unstable Rituals".
Twiztid is known for their varied and sporadic style of rap, performed typically over what would seemingly be "un-rappable" style background beats. At the beginning of the group's history as Twiztid (i. e. around the Mostasteless era), both Monoxide Child and Jamie Madrox typical delivered rhymes at more or less the same speed and consistency. Mostasteless is the Debut album of Twiztid. Released on November 25, 1997, it is the first album on the Psychopathic Records As the group progressed, Jamie Madrox developed into a more-forceful version of the style he used as Mr. Bones in the House of Krazees while Monoxide Child began rapping with more of an slow,but lyrical delivery, similar to the style used by Violent J of the Insane Clown Posse in the most recent era of that group's history. The House of Krazees was a group of rappers from Detroit Michigan from 1993 to 1997 Joseph Frank "Joe" Bruce (born April 28, 1972) is a rap musician record producer Professional wrestler, and actor Insane Clown Posse is an American hip hop duo from Delray Detroit.