Psychopathic Rydas

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Psychopathic Rydas
Origin Detroit, Michigan
Genres Gangsta Rap
Years active 1999 – present
Labels Joe & Joey Records
Associated acts Insane Clown Posse, Twiztid, Krazy Klan, Natas, Dark Lotus, Drive-By,
Members Insane Clown Posse (Full Clip and Bullet)
Twiztid (Lil Shank and Foe Foe)
Drive-By (Cell Block and Sawed Off)
Yung Dirt
Past members Twin Gatz

Psychopathic Rydas is an American hip hop group based in Detroit, Michigan. Formed in 1999, the group consists of Psychopathic Records-associated rappers performing under alternate stage names in the style of gangsta rap.[1] The group's current lineup consists of Insane Clown Posse,[1] Twiztid[1] Drive-By,[2] and Boondox. Anybody Killa was on the albums Check Your Shit in Bitch! and Limited Edition EP in 2004, left the label and group in 2007, and returned in 2011 for the albums EatShitnDie and Backdoor Ryda EP.[3]

Neme Encarnacion aka Myzery (Twin Gats) was on the album Dumpin' in 1999. Rashaam Attica Smith aka Esham (Converse) was on the albums Check Your Shit in Bitch! and Limited Edition EP in 2004. David Hutto aka Boondox (Yung Dirt) was on the albums Duk Da Fuk Down, EatShitNDie, and Backdoor Ryda EP from 2007 to 2011.

Psychopathic Rydas reuses the beats of popular rappers within the genre without paying to license the original songs or requesting permission from copyright owners to use the music, effectively making their albums bootlegs[4] and resulting in the releases becoming difficult to find in some markets.[1] Psychopathic Rydas' debut album, Dumpin', was originally given away for correctly answering a series of trivia questions printed in the liner notes of Insane Clown Posse's album, The Amazing Jeckel Brothers.[4] Although Twiztid and Blaze Ya Dead Homie left Psychopathic Records, they are still members of the Rydas group.[1]


  • Dumpin' (2000)
  • Ryden Dirtay (2001)
  • Pendulum #7: 3 Tunes for the Juggalos (2001)
  • Check Your Shit In Bitch! (2004)
  • Limited Edition EP (2004)
  • Duk Da Fuk Down (2007)
  • EatShitNDie (2011)[3]
  • Backdoor Ryda EP (2011)
  • T.B.A. (2016)


  1. ^ a b c d Valdivia, Victor W. "Review of Psychopathic Rydas Dumpin'". Allmusic. Retrieved 2008-06-28. 
  2. ^ "Thug Back from the Dead". Psychopathic Records. Archived from the original on December 2, 2008. Retrieved 2008-07-14. 
  3. ^ a b "The Return of The Psychopathic Rydas". Hatchet Herald (Psychopathic Records) 13 (23). March 18, 2011. Retrieved March 20, 2011. 
  4. ^ a b Insane Clown Posse (1999). The Amazing Jeckel Brothers. Liner notes. Island/Psychopathic. EAN 731452465924 Insane Clown Posse – The Amazing Jeckel Brothers at Discogs (list of releases)