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5 Reasons Why You Should Attend The Big Ballas Xmas Party This Weekend!

Insane Clown Posse's Big Ballas Xmas Party has become a true Detroit Yuletide tradition. Fuck, it's more of a tradition than Santa Claus' fat ass and your drunk uncle's ugly Christmas sweater. But THIS year's party, which takes place this Saturday at St. Andrew's Hall in Detroit is special for a BigBallas2014.FINALvariety of reasons. And here's several reasons why you shouldn't miss it:

1. Because the lineup is OFF THE MOTHERFUCKING CHAIN! This year we've got our homies the Kottonmouth Kings doing a full set! The bone crushing action of JCW, featuring all your favorite brawlers including 2 Tuff Tony and Mad Man Pondo just to name a few! Performances by Psychopathic spin doctor DJ Clay! And our homies Critical Bill and Young Lyte! It's a night simply jammed with flavor!

2. Sweet Sugar Slam is hosting a FRESH ASS toy drive at Big Ballas to help ensure that all kids in the Metro Detroit area are able to have something dope to open for Christmas. If you participate in Sugar Slam's Super Live Toy Drive, you will get the hook up! Here are the details:

A. Bring a NEW and SEALED toy worth $5 or more…AND BRING THE RECEIPT. You must have the receipt with you to participate.

B. Deliver the toy to Sugar Slam’s table at the Balla party and you will get a FREE copy of Psychopathic’s dope “Holiday Heat” CD (Note: Only ONE CD per family). That’s right. FREE! But check this out…THE FIRST 75 JUGGALOS WHO DONATE TO THE TOY DRIVE WILL RECEIVE AN OLD SCHOOL “GREAT MILENKO” PROMO FLAT PERSONALLY SIGNED BY VIOLENT J AND SHAGGY! So get in line early!

All toys that we collect at the party will be donated to several different charities in Oakland County. So it’s a win-

win: The kids get flavor at Christmas, you get a free CD and maybe an autographed old school ICP flat! How’s THAT for holiday spirit!? So go toy shopping, Juggalos!

3. All Juggalos who attend the Big Ballas Xmas Party will leave with a FREE poster of the next Joker's Card...The Missing Link! 

4. There will be ALL NEW MERCH for sale at the merch booth, featuring many exclusive new items that are NOT available on Hatchet Gear yet...including "Missing Link" flavor. Need a last minute Christmas gift for that special Juggalo in your life? You'll find it at the Big Ballas Xmas Party!

5. The last reason should be obvious...BECAUSE YOU GET TO ENJOY THE JOYOUS HOLIDAY SPIRIT WITH YOUR FELLOW JUGGALOS BROTHERS AND SISTERS! To me, that's the greatest flavor of all.

Get those tickets now, Juggalos! SEE YOU THERE!

Date: Saturday, December 20

Doors: 7 p.m.

Location: St. Andrew’s Hall, 431 E. Congress St., Detroit

Tickets: $22 advance, $25 at the door

Tickets available here: http://concerts.livenation.com/event/08004D71AE46379B

 

BREAKING NEWS: ICP, their legal team, and the ACLU of Michigan are heading back into court to clear the Juggalo family name!

Juggalos! J-Webb here. I just got the following email from our friends at the ACLU of Michigan, who are working with us in our lawsuit against the FBI and U.S. Department of Justice to get Juggalos removed from the FBI's gang list. Several months ago, a judge dismissed our lawsuit, claiming that the FBI was not responsible for the harrassment and discrimination that Juggalos across the nation have been subjected to by law enforcement agencies and other legal entities. Well...IT AIN'T OVER!!!! Not by a fucking long shot! Our legal team and friends at the ACLU of Michigan are heading back to court in the near future to present our appeal and reignite our case against the FBI. Here's the ACLU's press release in full. Check out our ninja Mike Steinberg of the ACLU in the YouTube video.

 

ACLU asks appeals court to reinstate lawsuit on behalf of rap duo Insane Clown Posse and its fans

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
November 21, 2014

DETROIT — The American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan today urged a federal appeals court to reinstate its lawsuit against the U.S. Justice Department and the FBI on behalf of rap duo Insane Clown Posse and the group’s fans, also known as Juggalos.

Arguing that the suit was wrongly dismissed, the ACLU filed a brief with the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals charging that that the federal agencies branded the Juggalos “a loosely affiliated hybrid gang” in violation of the fans’ First Amendment rights and that the designation has led to unjust investigations, unfair detentions and other infringements on fans’ personal rights by government officials.

Even though local police officers say they rely on the FBI gang designation when they detain Juggalos, a federal district judge dismissed the case because the FBI never directed local law enforcement to violate the rights of Juggalos.

 



“It should surprise no one that when the FBI tells local police officers that certain music fans are members of a criminal gang, the police are going to target individuals who express passion for the music. The FBI started this problem and it must end it by retracting a false and unconstitutional gang label that is causing serious harm to thousands of law abiding Americans.” -- Michael J. Steinberg, ACLU of Michigan legal director

We'll keep you updated, Juggalos! In the meantime, stay strong ... FA-MI-LY!!

 

 

Big Ballas Christmas Party To Be Held on Saturday, December 20 at St. Andrew's Hall in Detroit!

BigBallas2014.FINALWe're hanging the stockings and roasting the chestnuts...oh fuck that happy Yuletide shit...this is the BIG BALLAS CHRISTMAS PARTY, MOTHERFACKO! On Saturday, December 20 at St. Andrew's Hall in Detroit, Violent J and Shaggy 2 Dope will be hosting the WICKEDEST holiday hootenanny in Detroit Murderous, featuring a full length performance by those ganja gods...the Kottonmouth Kings! There will also be a full card of blood splattering, bone crushing JCW wrestling, with appearances by all your favorite JCW grapplers including JCW World Heavyweight Champion 2 Tuff Tony, Necro Butcher, JCW Tag Team Champions The Ring Rydas, Mad Man Pondo and many more! All this flavor will be brought to you by your hosts of the evening...the INSANE CLOWN POSSE!

The Big Ballas Christmas Party goes down at St. Andrew's Hall on Saturday, December 20. Doors at 7 p.m.

Tickets available here:     http://concerts.livenation.com/event/08004D71AE46379B

JCW show in Pontiac to be rescheduled for Big Ballas Party on December 20

Juggalos, the JCW show that we had announced for Friday, November 22 at the Crofoot in Pontiac is being rescheduled to be part of the annual Big Ballas Party that will be going down on December 20 (tickets will be going on sale very soon). We're combining these two events into one to make the Big Ballas party even BIGGER and more flavorful. If you bought tickets for the JCW show, you can get a refund at the point of purchase--all Hatchet Gear orders will be refunded ASAP.

And FYI...all Juggalos who attend the Big Ballas Party will be getting the exclusive poster of the upcoming Joker's Card ... The Missing Link!! So keep your peepers focused on when Big Ballas tickets go on sale--should be later this week. Whoop whoop!