Insane Clown Posse (ICP) is an American hip hop duo from Detroit, Michigan. The group is composed of Joseph Bruce and Joseph Utsler, who perform under the respective personas of the "wicked clowns" Violent J and Shaggy 2 Dope (originally 2 Dope). Insane Clown Posse performs a style of hardcore hip hop known as horrorcore and is known for its elaborate live performances. The duo has earned two platinum and five gold albums. According to Nielsen SoundScan, the entire catalog of the group has sold 6.5 million units in the United States and Canada as of April 2007.
First word about the album was in early to mid 2013, with Violent J stating "this album is going to be "the album", ya know?" In early February 2014, with an interview with Faygoluvers.net, ICP was asked about the next Joker Card, like title, what it looks like, and they said that they definitely have the title, and were putting on the finishing touches on the final print of what it will look like. ICP released the name and face of the album on their 20th anniversary Hallowicked show, on October 31, 2014. The album is scheduled to be released on Psychopathic Records on April 28, 2015.