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Shaggy 2 Dope is an American rapper, record producer, and professional wrestler. He is a founding member of the hip hop group Insane Clown Posse. Shaggy 2 Dope has released six solo albums, and has produced two albums for other artists. His latest album, F.T.F.O.M.F., was released in 2017.

Shaggy 2 Dope was born Joseph William Utsler on October 28, 1974, in Detroit, Michigan. His father, Joseph Utsler, Sr., was a car salesman, and his mother, Kathleen Utsler, was a stay-at-home mom. Shaggy 2 Dope has three older brothers, John, Keith, and Jerry. He also has two younger sisters, Lisa and Amy.

Shaggy 2 Dope attended Lincoln Park High School in Lincoln Park, Michigan. He was a member of the wrestling team, and was also active in the drama club. After high school, Shaggy 2 Dope attended Oakland Community College.

In 1989, Shaggy 2 Dope met Joseph Bruce, better known as Violent J, at a local music store. The two became friends and began making rap music together. In 1991, they formed the group Inner City Posse. The following year, they released their first album, Carnival of Carnage.

In 1993, Inner City Posse changed their name to Insane Clown Posse. That same year, they released their second album, Ringmaster. The album was a commercial success, selling over a million copies.

In 1997, Insane Clown Posse released their fourth album, The Great Milenko. The album was pulled from stores after only a few days due to its controversial content.

In 2000, Insane Clown Posse released their fifth album, Bizaar. The album was another commercial success, selling over two million copies.

In 2002, Shaggy 2 Dope released his first solo album, F.T.F.O.M.F. The album was a commercial success, selling over three million copies.

In 2004, Shaggy 2 Dope released his second solo album, Haters Beware. The album was a commercial success, selling over four million copies.

In 2009, Shaggy 2 Dope released his third solo album, F’d Up Fairytales. The album was a commercial success, selling over five million copies.

In 2010, Shaggy 2 Dope produced the album Smothered by Mothers for the group Twiztid. The album was a commercial success, selling over one million copies.

In 2013, Shaggy 2 Dope produced the album A New Nightmare for the group Psychopathic Rydas. The album was a commercial success, selling over two million copies.

In 2017, Shaggy 2 Dope released his fourth solo album, F.T.F.O.M.F. The album was a commercial success, selling over six million copies.

Shaggy 2 Dope has an estimated net worth of $10 million dollars. He has earned his wealth through his successful career in the music industry as a rapper and record producer.

General Info

Full NameShaggy 2 Dope
ProfessionDisc jockey, Actor, Record producer, Rapper, Professional Wrestler, Film Score Composer, Hokus Pokus, Boogie Woogie Wu, Piggy Pie


ChildrenCyrus Utsler, Isaac Utsler, Hokus Pokus, Boogie Woogie Wu, Piggy Pie
SiblingsMike Utsler, John Utsler, Hokus Pokus, Boogie Woogie Wu, Piggy Pie


AwardsNME Award for Worst Album
Music GroupsInsane Clown Posse, Dark Lotus, Psychopathic Rydas, Hokus Pokus, Boogie Woogie Wu, Piggy Pie
MoviesBig Money Hustlas, Big Money Rustlas, Death Racers, Insane Clown Posse: Bootlegged in L.A., Bowling Balls, Insane Clown Posse: Six Jokerz Unauthorized, Insane Clown Posse: Hatchet Attacks: Live From Red Rocks, Insane Clown Posse: Juggalo Championsh*t Wrestling: Vol. 3

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1Is part Native American.
2Sons Cyrus and Isaac born. [1996]
3Almost died while performing a concert. The cause was low blood sugar and the flu.
4Announced on "The Howard Stern Show" that he is engaged to his girlfriend of 7 years. They have 3 children together (September 2003)
5Is the second half of the underground rap sensation known to be the I.C.P. (Insane Clown Posse), along with Violent J (Joe Bruce).



Mimesis2011writer: "Where's God?"
A Family Underground2009Documentary writer: "Duk Da Fuk Down" - as Full Clip / writer: "Headache", "Welcome To Thy Show", "Juggalo Family", "If I Was a Serial Killer", "Walk into the Darkness", "Hum Drum Boogie", "Ride the Tempest"
Death Racers2008Video writer: "Real Underground Baby", "Walk Into The Darkness", "Truly Alone", "Manic Depressive", "The People"
Psychopathic: The Videos2007Video writer: "Juggalo Homies", "Tilt A Whirl", "Halls Of Illusion", "Chicken Huntin'", "Another Love Song", "Chicken Huntin' Slaughterhouse Remix", "How Many Times?", "Bowling Balls", "Piggy Pie", "Hokus Pokus", "Real Underground Baby"
Evil Bong2006writer: "Like It Like That"
Demons at the Door2004Video writer: "Blaaam!!!"
Bowling Balls2004Video short writer: "Bowling Balls"
Juggalo Championshxt Wrestling Volume 32003Video writer: "Down With The Clown", "Chicken Huntin' Slaughterhouse Remix"
Backyard Wrestling: Don't Try This at Home2003Video Game writer: "Down With The Clown" - as J. Utsler
Frontline2001TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Juggalo Championshxt Wrestling Volume 12000Video writer: "Down With The Clown", "Chicken Huntin' Slaughterhouse Remix", "What is a Juggalo?"
Big Money Hustlas2000Video writer: "Fuck the World", "Cotton Candy", "Bring It On", "Ninjas", "Bitches", "Spin the Bottle"
Juggalo Championshxt Wrestling Vol. 22000Video writer: "Down With The Clown", "What Is A Juggalo?"
The Fear1995writer: "Dead Body Man"


Howard Stern on Demand2010TV Series
Big Money Rustlas2010Sheriff Sugar Wolf
Death Racers2008VideoShaggy 2 Dope
Bowling Balls2004Video shortShaggy
WCW Monday Nitro1999-2000TV SeriesShaggy 2 Dope
Fall Brawl2000TV MovieShaggy 2 Dope
WCW Thunder2000TV SeriesShaggy 2 Dope
Big Money Hustlas2000VideoSugar Bear
WCW World Championship Wrestling1999TV SeriesShaggy 2 Dope


Big Money Hustlas2000Video additional dialogue


Juggalohio2011Video short special thanks


Unplanned America2014TV Series documentaryHimself
Insane Clown Posse Theater2013-2014TV SeriesHimself
Down with Clowns2013DocumentaryHimself
American Psycho Tour2012Himself
Tosh.02012TV SeriesHimself
1000 Ways to Die2011TV Series documentaryHimself
Attack of the Show!2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Vanilla Ice Live at the Iowa State Fair2011VideoHimself (as Shaggy 2 Dope of Insane Clown Posse)
Aqua Teen Hunger Force2010TV SeriesHimself
A Family Underground2009DocumentaryHimself
The Hitchcock of HipHop2008VideoHimself
Psychopathic: The Videos2007VideoHimself (segments "Homies" - "Tilt A Whirl" - "We don't die" - "Halls of Illusions" - "Chicken Huntin" - "Another love song" - "How many times?" - "Bowling balls" - "The people" - "Piggy pie" - "Hokus pokus" - "Let"s go all the way" - "Real underground baby") / Full Clip (segments "Duk da fuk down" - "Real underground baby") / Guy Gorfey (segment "Raw deal") / ...
PWU Power Surge TV2007TV SeriesHimself
JCW SLAM TV, Volume 12007VideoHimself
The (White) Rapper Show2007TV SeriesHimself
The Chronicles of the Dark Carnival2006TV MovieHimself
Howard Stern on Demand2006TV SeriesHimself
Backyard Wrestling 2: There Goes the Neighborhood2004Video GameHimself (voice)
NWA: Total Nonstop Action2004TV SeriesHimself
Juggalo Championshxt Wrestling Volume 32003VideoHimself - The Insane Clown Posse / Handsome Harvey Guestello (voice)
Howard Stern1998-2003TV SeriesHimself
Insane Clown Posse: Bootlegged in L.A.2003Video documentaryHimself
The Purple Show2003Video documentaryHimself
Born Twiztid: Beyond the Freekshow2002Video shortHimself
Music Jamboree2002TV Series documentaryHimself
MADtv2002TV SeriesHimself
The O'Reilly Factor2002TV SeriesHimself
Frontline2001TV Series documentaryHimself
Juggalo Championshxt Wrestling Volume 12000VideoHimself - Insane Clown Posse / Handsome Harley 'Gweedo' Guestello (voice)
The Howard Stern Radio Show1999-2000TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
Juggalo Championshxt Wrestling Vol. 22000VideoHimself - Insane Clown Posse / Handsome Harvey Guestello (voice)
Behind the Music1999TV Series documentaryHimself
WCW Road Wild1999TV MovieHimself
WWE Raw1998TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Insane Clown Posse
Summerslam1998TV SpecialHimself
WWE Sunday Night Heat1998TV SeriesHimself (1998-1999)
ECW Hardcore Heaven '971997TV SpecialHimself - The Insane Clown Posse
WCW Worldwide Wrestling1975TV SeriesHimself (1998-1999)

Archive Footage

The Comix Scrutinizer2016TV SeriesSugar Wolf
Vanilla Ice Archive2012DocumentaryHimself
Death of an Indie label2011DocumentaryHimself
WWE: Greatest Stars of the '90s2009VideoHimself
Hatchet Attacks: Live from Red Rocks2008Video documentaryHimself
Howard Stern on Demand2006TV SeriesHimself
Road Warriors: The Life and Death of Wrestling's Most Dominant Tag Team2005Video documentaryHimself
The Rise & Fall of ECW2004Video documentaryHimself

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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