Comrades and label mates of Insane Clown Posse, Twiztid (previously House of Krazees) is an American hip hop duo from Detroit, Michigan. The group is composed of Jamie Madrox (Jamie Spaniolo) and Monoxide Child (Paul Methric). Twiztid performs a style of hardcore hip hop known as horrorcore. They have released seven studio albums, five extended play and have participated in countless compilations. Twiztid’s sound is described as having an open obsession with serial-killer horror films, and lyrics related to their roots in Detroit’s east side.
Twiztid’s debut album, Mostasteless, was originally released independently by Psychopathic in 1997, but was pulled, then re-released a year later on Twiztid’s new label; Island with a somewhat different track listing as a result of uncleared samples in a few songs in the original release.
On October 31, 2000, Twiztid released their second studio album, Freek Show. The album peaked at #51 on the Billboard 200. In 2002, Twiztid released the extended play Mirror Mirror. Mirror Mirror peaked at #5 on the Top Independent Albums chart, and #103 on the Billboard 200.
In 2003, Twiztid released its third studio album, The Green Book. The Green Book peaked at #2 on the Top Independent Charts and #52 on the Billboard 200.
On June 28, 2005, Twiztid released its fourth studio album, Man’s Myth, Vol. 1 the first half of a double album concluding with Mutant, Vol. 2 , released the following month.