The Beastie Boys

by Richard Luck

The Beastie Boys

  • ISBN-13: 9781903047798
  • Author(s): Richard Luck
  • Subject: Rap & Hip-Hop|rap & hip-hop music
  • Publisher: No Exit Press
  • Imprint: Pocket Essentials
  • Publication Date: 10-06-2002
  • Format: p/b

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The Founders of the Grand Royal empire, the architects of NY Metal and proof positive that white guys really can rap, MCA, Mike D and Ad-Rock are assured a place in rock's pantheon and yet still divide their time between saving the world and creating incredible records. This book reviews each of the acts albums and features exclusive interviews with friends and collaborators. Also details the band's birth, their transformation from hard-core punks to break beat kings, and controversies ranging from their clashes with Prodigy to the People's Republic of China.
About the book

The Founders of the Grand Royal empire, the architects of NY Metal and proof positive that white guys really can rap, MCA, Mike D and Ad-Rock are assured a place in rock's pantheon and yet still divide their time between saving the world and creating incredible records. This book reviews each of the acts albums and features exclusive interviews with friends and collaborators. Also details the band's birth, their transformation from hard-core punks to break beat kings, and controversies ranging from their clashes with Prodigy to the People's Republic of China.