Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York United States
Years Active: 1979–present
Genres: Hip Hop, Punk Rock, Rap Rock
Beastie Boys is an American hip hop group from Brooklyn, New York. The group consists of Mike D (Michael Diamond), MCA (Adam Yauch) and Ad-Rock (Adam Horovitz). The Beastie Boys began as a hardcore punk group in 1981, first appearing on the compilation cassette “New York Thrash” with “Riot Fight” and “Beastie,” and later released their first EP, “Polly Wog Stew,” in 1982. After achieving moderate local success with the 1983 release of their experimental hip hop 12 inch “Cooky Puss” they made the transition to hip hop in 1984. The Beastie Boys released a string of successful 12 inch singles prior to releasing their debut album “Licensed to Ill” in 1986 which received ...
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