Beastie Boys

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Beastie Boys

Who would have thought that a punk band thrown together for its bass player's 17th birthday party would evolve into one of the most influential and groundbreaking successes of its time? Certainly not the then-teenage Beastie Boys, yet the band's 25-year-and-counting career has logged 40 million in sales, two Grammy awards, the MTV Video Vanguard Lifetime Achievement award, four #1 albums--including the first hip hop album ever to top the Billboard 200, the band's
1986 debut full length, Licensed To Ill, and countless sold out world tours, magazine covers and TV appearances.

Yet it was in 1981 that Beastie Boys--then consisting of Adam Yauch (a/k/a MCA) on bass, drummer Kate...

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Beastie Boys Sales Increased By 1235 Percent Since Adam Yauch's Death

10 May 2012 0 comments

Beastie Boys album sales have increased by 1235 percent since the death of Adam Yauch, otherwise...

Beastie Boys And Madonna Speak Out After Adam Yauch's Death

07 May 2012 0 comments

Adam Horovitz from The Beastie Boys, has spoken out to the band's fans following the death of...

WATCH: Coldplay Pay Tribute To Late Adam Yauch From Beastie Boys

07 May 2012 0 comments

We were very sad to hear the news of Adam Yauch's death over the weekend, with the 47 year old...

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