EXCLUSIVE: Insane Clown Posse To Appear In "Untold Story of Detroit Hip-Hop"
(AllHipHop News) Veteran Detroit Hip-Hop group Insane Clown Posse (ICP) has been confirmed to take part in the upcoming documentary film, "The Untold Story of Detroit Hip-Hop."
"The Untold Story of Detroit Hip-Hop" is being directed by Detroit native Brian "Champtown" Harmon.
Champtown is veteran of the Detroit Hip-Hop scene, who has worked with a who's who of artists, from ICP and Kid Rock, to Eminem, who was affiliated with Champ's Straight Jacket Records at one point.
ICP, who will host the 13th annual Gathering of the Juggalos this weekend, squashed a long running feud, that at one point, drew Eminem into the fray, although Eminen and ICP have yet to work out their differences.
"I don't want to give too much of the movie away but I will say this. It was Great having ICP be apart of the Untold story," Champtown told AllHipHop.com. "Say what you want about the 'Wicket Clowns,' but they have had over a 20 year run and are still running the ball. In the music industry, that is very impressive."
In addition to ICP, "The Untold Story of Detroit Hip-Hop" is narrated by Chuck D. and features a number of influential Detroit artists.
Artists like Artists like Esham, Proof, Ham, The Blackman, Awesome Dre, Dice, 5Ela, Billy T, Druken Master, Detroit's Most Wanted, BMX, Fed Ex, DJ Los, Merciless, Amir, DJ Head, TJ, Maureen "Ma Dukes Yancey (J. Dilla's Mom) and others are featured in "The Untold Story of Detroit Hip-Hop," which is in the editing stages and nearing completion.
According to Champtown, he requested interviews from Eminem and Kid Rock, but he is waiting on replies from his former confidants.
Champtown, who was recently named Vice President of A&R at Canorous/Universal, said the soundtrack would be released via Canorous.
Champtown's also planning an album of hard-to-find early material from Detroit legend Danny K., who influenced everyone from Eminem to Kid Rock, by their own admission.
Additionally, Champtown is prepping a collaborative album with Esham, as well as releases from Soundsick, Dogmatic, 5 Ela,Checkin Trapps ,The Coonjuice m
Man and others.