Beastie Boys
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Beastie Boys Biography (Wikipedia)

The Beastie Boys were an American hip hop group from New York City, formed in 1980. For the majority of their career, the group consisted of Michael "Mike D" Diamond (vocals, drums), Adam "MCA" Yauch (vocals, bass) and Adam "Ad-Rock" Horovitz (vocals, guitar).

Originally formed as a four-piece hardcore punk band, the Young Aborigines, in 1978 by Diamond (vocals), John Berry (guitar), Yauch (bass) and Kate Schellenbach (drums), the band appeared on the compilation cassette New York Thrash, before recording their first EP, Polly Wog Stew, in 1982. Berry left shortly thereafter, and was replaced by Horovitz. After achieving moderate local success with the 1983 experimental hip hop 12-inch "Cooky Puss", Schellenbach dropped out and the Beastie Boys made a full transition to hip hop, releasing a string of successful singles. They toured with Madonna in 1985 and a year later released their debut album Licensed to Ill. The group sold 26 million albums in the United States and 50 million albums worldwide, making them, according to Billboard, the biggest-selling rap group since the magazine began recording sales data in 1991.

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Fight For Your Right (To Party)
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No Sleep Till Brooklyn
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No Sleep Till Brooklyn
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Stand Together
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Stand Together
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Make Some Noise
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Make Some Noise
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Fight For Your Right (To Party)
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Fight For Your Right (To Party)
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An Open Letter To NYC
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An Open Letter To NYC
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(You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (To Party!)
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(You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (To Party!)
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Intergalactic (ICA London, 6 June 2004)
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Intergalactic (ICA London, 6 June 2004)
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Body Movin' (ICA London, 6 Jul 2004)
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Body Movin' (ICA London, 6 Jul 2004)
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Ch-Check It Out (ICA London, 6 Jul 2004)
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Ch-Check It Out (ICA London, 6 Jul 2004)
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Egg Raid On Mojo
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Egg Raid On Mojo
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Shake Your Rump
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Shake Your Rump
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Don't Play No Game That I Can't Win (feat. Santigold)
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Don't Play No Game That I Can't Win (feat. Santigold)
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Fight For Your Right
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Past BBC Events

Glastonbury: 1994
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
1994-06-24T14:52:19
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Jun
1994

Glastonbury: 1994

Worthy Farm, Pilton

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