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Lana Del Rey has posted clips from two songs off her forthcoming debut album “Born to Die,” which will be released on January 30th. In addition, the title track will be released as a single January 22nd. The songs, “This Is What Makes Us Girls” and “National Anthem” can be found after the jump.

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Well, seems like I am not the only one who dislikes the Insane Clown Posse (ICP) and their fans, or Juggalos. Seems the FBI has recently classified Juggalos as a “loosely-organised hybrid gang,” citing the group’s violence, criminal activity and “gang-like behaviour”. According to the FBI’s 2011 National Gang Threat Assessment report, Juggalos are described the following way:

“Open source reporting suggests that a small number of Juggalos are forming more organised subsets and engaging in more gang-like criminal activity…. Transient, criminal Juggalo groups pose a threat to communities due to the potential for violence, drug use/sales, and their general destructive and violent nature.”

Fans of the Insane Clown Posse have called themselves Juggalos for more than two decades, developing a reputation for face-paint and Faygo soda. They name themselves after the ICP song, “The Juggla,” and the Detroit-based rappers organize the annual Gathering of the Juggalos, which attracts more than 20,000 fans. I wonder how many FBI agents will be at the next Gathering.