There's nothing like a little clown love to revive a rap career. Especially when the chips are down, there's nothing the Insane Clown Posse's army of fans, known as "juggalos," love more than an underdog — even when casual fans turn away. Long after "Gangsta's Paradise" and years of flopping around on the fringes of reality TV, Coolio saw a revival after a tour with Insane Clown Posse and an appearance at the group's annual summer festival, the Gathering of the Juggalos.
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The latest former mainstream star to benefit from the juggalos' largesse is Vanilla Ice. Ice, a Palm Beach Gardens resident, long ago put the pieces of his life back together, albeit through nonmusical pursuits like flipping homes and a reality-TV show. But thanks to support from the ICP army, he's back to rapping, now sporting a deal on the Posse's own Psychopathic Records, and proudly waving the juggalo flag. Check out a man in his full renewed glory this Saturday, when he performs for free at Chill Fest 2011 at the Seminole Casino Hollywood (not the Hard Rock).