Shazam Stage Lineup
One of the of most artistic, confident, and passionate souls in the music world today, he has been captivating fans since he released his highly acclaimed first album You and Yer Good Ideas. Known for his unique rapping style that has been described as “blending styles of indie rock, electro, and talkin’ blues with hip hop,” he has a confident flow combined with a lyrical ability that is forged from the spiritual fire of a true warrior poet. Many consider him one of the greatest talents of our time whose musical prowess takes you on a wondrous and exciting journey forged from the imaginings of nothing less than a creative genius. Here on his debut Gathering performance we present to you…Astronautalis!
Don’t let her beautiful face fool you—Blahzay Roze is equal parts flower and thorns! Bringing straight wicked shit and in-your-face perseverance, this artist brings her uncompromising and relentless energy for her debut Gathering musical performance. The time has come for Blahzay Roze to grace the Shazam Stage of the Soopa Gathering! Team Becky stand up! Blahzay Roze is here to Soopa Gather!
Let’s get freaky now! The duo of Se7en and Mikl have carved out a place for themselves in music history as the founding fathers of crunkcore, hitting on the scene after blasting out of the New Mexico desert like a UFO that nobody saw coming! With over a decade of music releases and touring under their belt, these legends are now bringing their distinctive sound to Shimmer Forest in a hurricane of bounce!
The 20th Annual Gathering of the Juggalos proudly welcomes the debut GOTJ performance of City Morgue: ZillaKami x SosMula! Join the riot and the absolute chaos of the rap and metal infusion of NYC MCs City Morgue–pure, unadulterated theme music for anarchy! These ninjas are Down With the Clown, blowing the fuck up all over the globe, and ready to unleash a full-on attack with their high-octane, high-energy, never comprimised insane performance on the Shazam Stage. The Gathering of the Juggalos gives a very warm welcome to their raw talent and truly original, fucking crazy style. Who’s heading to the Morgue? Prepare your body bags, Juggalos! It’s going down!
Bringing the streets to the stage and reppin’ for the hood of Marion, Indiana, get ready for the real hip hop of C-Mob! This ninja pours his heart into his music, and when it comes to the Juggalo Family, real recognize real! Sharing his tribulations, tales, and triumphs, C-Mob brings his “midst of madness” attitude and an unmatched grind as he joins us to celebrate the 20th Annual. Where my hip hop heads at? C-Mob has got your fix as he joins the mix of the Shazam Stage!
Get ready for face-painted metal mayhem at its finest! The Shazam Stage proudly welcomes The Convalescence to the Soopa Gathering! With thrashing hard riffs, devastating heavy fucking metal action, and pounding drums that boom straight to the core of the earth, leaving absolute devastation in their wake, The Convalescence is here to make you bang your head and thrash in a whirlwind of a pit. Get the fuck up and mosh, muthafackoo! The Convalescence is here, and it’s about to get crazy! Prepare for metal annihilation! Whoop whoop!
The Cybertronic Spree
The 20th Annual Gathering of the Juggalos proudly presents The Cybertronic Spree! More than meets the eye, The Cybertronic Spree are here on Earth with one critical mission: To party like it’s 1986! Join Transformers Hotrod, Arcee, Rumble, Unicron, Soundwave, Bumblebee, Shockwave, and a Quintesson as these rockstars in disguise play music from 80’s classic Transformers: The Movie, along with cartoon and anime themes, 80’s and 90’s metal, and video game covers. Throwbaaaack! Charge up for an energon-fueled, amazing live performance that will leave 80s and 90s kids alike dazed and amazed. Cybertronic Spree brings the Transformers to life at GOTJ! So we got one question: Autobots or Decepticons?
DJ Clay all muthafuckin day! The wheels of steel will turn with lightning fast accuracy and speed, spitting out thunderous sounds that pound…BOOM! Can you feel that? A rumbling emerges from the underground as the devastating, legendary Juggalo DJ extraordinaire and dope MC himself hits the stage! From Let ’em Bleed to Book of the Wicked to The Sideways Room to Fuck the Fuck Off Motherfucker, get ready for bangers that knock from that homie–the one, the only–DJ Cleeeezaaaay!
The 20th Annual Gathering of the Juggalos bestows upon the Shazam Stage the gifts of Gold! Frankincense! And Myrrh! The priceless trio of GFM is here—three sisters joining in battle as they thrash and rock out on their way to greatness, taking no prisoners and killing it along the way! A mashup of pure beauty and hardcore, these Three Queens bring their unique style to the stage with a performance that will astound and amaze. GFM is here to join the Juggalo Family at the 20th Annual GOTJ!
They emerge from the subterranean depths like a pair of mutated sewer dwellers. This shadowy duo is almost more myth, more legend than substance—that is, up until the moment they run up on you and gorilla punch you with in the earholes with some realness! ABK the Hatchet Warrior and Big Hoodoo aka The Jynx together join forces as The Hav Knots! Now at the one and only Soopa Gathering, you can witness these legends throw down live and in person, unless your wig flips off and runs for the hills in awe of the freshness! The Hav Knots are here to rock the stage! Prepare yourself.
The 20th Annual Gathering of the Juggalos Proudly Welcomes Kingspade! Who run this muthafucka?!?! Join the Suburban Noize Royalty as they deliver the OG smoke-induced euphoria with the sounds that pound as only they know how! With all the fresh stoner anthems you know and love, delivered with that Cali swag. Do you smell that? It’s that King’s blend homie! Breathe in deep and hit it and pass! It’s 20 years of the Gathering and D-Loc and Johnny Richter have been there since Day 1. Whoop whoop! The Soopa Gathering proudly welcomes our Family back to rock the stage–the one, the only Kingspade!
The 20th Annual Gathering of the Juggalos is beyond hype to present KRS-ONE in his debut GOTJ performance! The offices of Psychopathic Records are buzzing like never before, just knowing that the Juggalo Family will be hosting “The Teacha” himself! A true legend of hip hop! A founder, creator, and defining founding father of the genre. And, according to many, one of the most legendary and greatest musical performers of all time. The posse from the Bronx! BOOM BAP! That’s the sound of KRS! WOOP WOOP! That’s the sound of Juggalos! If you don’t know, then you…must…learn! Step into a world of the original style–KRStyle. KRS-One attacks the Soopa Gathering, with a very warm welcome from the Juggalo Family!!!
Kung Fu Vampire
Live on the Shazam Stage, witness the otherworldy spectacle as the Knockturnal creature himself emerges amid billowing smoke, emanating a powerful presence and sounds that bump in the night. You feel the swift shock of his judo chop and the sudden sting upon your neck. That’s when it all goes black…and then, guaranteed my friend, you will see only RED. The hunger begins! Let the vampiric thirst overtake you as the forces of the undead attack in the pit. Kung Fu Vampire returns to GOTJ biioooootccch!
Like A Villain
Fuck a hero! Who needs em? Ever notice how the villains are always WAY cooler? Think about it! And if you don’t agree? The metal mayhem of Like A Villain is here to show you the ropes, homie! Time to start a Soopa Pit as these nefarious rock antiheroes hit the stage with plans for world domination. Dope! Join them in their quest for greatness as they slaughter the Shazam Stage. With their innovating, hard-hitting sound that’s bound to leave you six feet underground and loving it, the bad guys are here with their “no chill” attitude and a stage presence that will make whole cities crumble. Brace yourself. Like A Villain attacks the Soopa Gathering!
He moves in shadow, undetected and hidden with expert stealth. Flowing like water and emerging from the depths, when you finally see this deadly force, it is too late! A Juggalo icon and Gathering veteran is here to attack the stage and leave all adversaries slain in his wake—show respect because Liquid Assassin is bringing his flows and fabled career back to the Gathering grounds. Get ready for verbal prowess that is unmatched. By popular demand and performing absolute street bangers, both throwback and brand new, Liquid Assassin comes to rock the mic and devastate with his super stealth, flow, and murderous skills!
Smoke engulfs you along the moonlit path as a sense of a sinister evil lurks, making the hairs on your neck stand tall. Your pulse quickens. Your blood boils. The air is thick with the unmistakeable smell of…French fries? Mac Sabbath is coming to the 20th Annual Gathering of the Juggalos! Get ready for Black Sabbath tributes, hilarious fast food lyrics, smoldering clown heads with laser eyes, a giant purple gumdrop bass player, and Tony Iommi with a giant cheeseburger head, driving you to pure, unadulterated insanity. One of the best, funniest, and loudest live performances you’ll ever see! Late night on the Shazam Stage, prepare for the band that will leave you greasy, sweaty, and screaming “I’m lovin it”! You have been warned!
BattleAxe Warriors stand up and raise your axes high as the Juggalo hero Madchild returns to rock GOTJ like only he can! Forging a strategic and devastating alliance with the infamous Suburban Noize Records, this Canadian MC is here to invade and claim the Gathering in the name of all Juggalos as he takes his rightful place amid the late-night freshness of the Shazam Stage! Performing all the street bangers you know and love, the Hatchet proudly presents the one and only BattleAxe, here to wreck shop with a show that can only be described as a mixture of lyrical skill and straight-up insanity. He is the mad one…the only…Madchild!
Mike Busey & The Busey Beauties
Back by popular demand! The Patron Saint (or Sinner?) of The Sausage Castle is bringing his cavalcade of curvaceous cuties to Shimmer Forest for another legendary round of booze, babes, and debauchery as only Juggalos could ever inspire! This late-night stage performance is a great place to kick back and witness scintillating sights featuring ladies that—let’s be honest, ninja—are completely out of your league! But you know it’s all good, with these Juggalo Beauties in the house, you’re encouraged to stop on by! What happens in Vegas might stay in Vegas, but what happens when the Mike Busey Beauties are in the house is anyone’s guess!
MoneySide Musica is a Southeastern New Mexico hip hop label here to bring the heat to the Shazam Stage! Join Trouble Loc, Pistol, Twitch and Miss Criss, and Mob D as they bring their underground flavor to the Juggalo Family! In this label spotlight super-set, each artist brings their own style, here to rock the stage. If you like hardcore, real-life music with 100% originality from the beats to the hooks to the lyrics, then MoneySide Musica’s got you fam! Whoop whoop!
Boriquas Stand Up! Returning to The Gathering once again is a familiar face for OG Juggalos. You know him from rocking stages with The Wicked Clowns going back to Milenko Era, and his hard-hitting Bronx style could be considered a throwback for classic hip hop heads. He’s a murderer of beats (and perhaps other things, but our lawyers have advised us against speculating on that), with an insurmountable stage presence. We’re talking about Twin Gatz himself. The Spanish Side Psycho. The one. The only: Myzery!
The 20th Annual Gathering of the Juggalos proudly presents the debut Gathering performance of the Odd Squad Family! Inspiring, gritty, down-to-earth, and raw. We hope the Juggalo Family gets as much karma from these ninjas as we do. Just knowing they are out there doing the dang thing against all odds is incredible–with millions of YouTube views and bangers to boot! Get ready to welcome these truly Odd M.C.s to our Family! The Odd Squad Family is coming through to rep for those who dare to be different. That’s some motivation for the fam! Whoop whoop!
The hip hop warrior stand tall on the battlefield amid fallen MCs who have lost their way. He stands firm to the principles of real hip hop, a mic in his hand his only weapon. His name? “Peacefully respect everyone amongst continuous hate.” P.R.E.A.C.H. is here to guide you to the light on the Shazam Stage. Famed from his epic run in the Juggalo Show’s Demo Jams contest, the Romanian-born St. Louis MC is here to bring the heat with the sick flow and old school hip hop flavor that is here to rock the crowd and get loud. Hands up and get ready to move! P.R.E.A.C.H. is ready to Soopa Gather here at the 20th Annual!
The haunting yet beautiful, hard yet melodic, gorgeous and deadly September Mourning is here! It’s only fitting that this year’s Soopa Gathering features a real-life comic book hero come to life, in the flesh! Join human and grim reaper hybrid September as she navigates the world of the living and the dead, in a battle of epic proportions. Learn more about her story in her live performance, albums, and graphic novels. The Reaper is here to rock the land of the living and that of the dead! September Mourning is ready to Soopa Gather on the Shazam Stage! POW!
The 20th Annual Gathering of the Juggalos proudly welcomes SHAKEWELL! In his first-ever GOTJ appearance, Shakewell will be bringing the straight-up insanity as only he can. Bizarre, crazy, and straight-up madness—from his dope videos to beats and lyrics that knock. Don’t believe us? Get put in a leglock, son! Get ready for an artist who is reppin the Juggalo Family and here to Gather! Performing live and in effect on the Shazam Stage, Shakewell is here to bring the noise and kill it on the mic! Prepare yourself!
ICP’s Strums and Drums Acoustic Performance
It’s the Wicked Clowns unplugged! Join Violent J and Shaggy 2 Dope for a night of super dope storytelling and music, joined by their homies Razor Ray, the Rude Boy, DJ Carlito, and more! In a rare, late-night acoustic performance blessed by the magic of the Carnival, get ready to be down with the clown in an all new light–you ain’t never heard no dope shit like this before, Juggalos! Get ready to get schooled by the musical stylings of I C muthafuckin P unplugged–strums and drums!
The 20th Annual Gathering of the Juggalos proudly presents Twisted Insane! Known far and wide for his murderous flow and crazy original style, the chopper BRAIN himself is here to bring the noise like only he can. Get ready for raw rhymes and gritty sounds that pound because it’s about to get beyond insane when Twisted Insane is in the building. Performing LIVE at the Soopa Gathering! Whoop whoop!
Zug Izland’s Cracked Tiles Show
Rising up from the toxic waste and fumes of billowing smoke stacks, join Psychopathic legends Zug Izland as they play their epic Cracked Tiles album LIVE in its entirety, front to back! Whaaaaaaaaaat? Holy shiiiiit! Originally released in 2003 and standing the test of time as one of the most innovative and devastating albums to ever be released on Psychopathic Records, join Zug as they take you on a journey through muck and toxic ooze, with Juggalo classics like Fire, Sunny Day, Prison Song, Suicide, Always, Cry, and ALL your favorites. Zuggalos Unite! Zug Izland proudly presents to you…Cracked Tiles!