September 24th, 2009
01:18 PM ET

What is 'Horrorcore' music?

Program Note: Tune in tonight to hear more about the case from Gary Tuchman on AC360° at 10 p.m. ET.


A 20-year-old from Northern California is suspected of brutally killing four people. Richard Samuel McCroskey is a musician who calls himself 'Pyscho Sam' on YouTube. His lyrics are offensive and included messages about abuse, rape and killing. Authorities say he is accused of carrying out the same type of crimes about which he rapped.

The type of music that McCroskey practiced is known as the "Horrorcore" genre.

To learn more about this type of music and to hear samples, go here.

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