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Hometown: New York City, NY (USA)

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Trailblazing hip hop group formed by three Jewish kids from New York City (Brooklyn and Manhattan). Though best known for their hip hop revivalism which draws from early hip hop like Run DMC and Grandmaster Flash, the group doubled as a raw hardcore act and spent some of their early days performing with bands like Bad Brains.

The band's hardcore material remains a staple of their live performances though it has not appeared on their recordings since the 1995 release of Ill Communication.

The main members are Mike D (Michael Diamond), MCA (Adam Yauch) and Ad–Rock (Adam Horovitz).

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Beastie Boys Hot Sauce Committee Part Two

Beastie Boys

Hot Sauce Committee Part Two (2011)

Capitol

Beastie Boys Hello Nasty [Remastered Edition]

Beastie Boys

Hello Nasty [Remastered Edition] (2009)

Grand Royal / Capitol / EMI

Beastie Boys Awesome: I Fuckin' Shot That! DVD

Beastie Boys

Awesome: I Fuckin' Shot That! DVD (2006)

Velocity / Thinkfilm

Beastie Boys To The 5 Boroughs

Beastie Boys

To The 5 Boroughs (2004)

Capitol

Beastie Boys To The 5 Boroughs

Beastie Boys

To The 5 Boroughs (2004)

Capitol

Beastie Boys / Talib Kweli live in Detroit

Beastie Boys / Talib Kweli

live in Detroit (2004)

live show

Beastie Boys Aglio E Olio

Beastie Boys

Aglio E Olio (1995)

Grand Royal

Beastie Boys Licensed to Ill

Beastie Boys

Licensed to Ill (1986)

Def Jam/Columbia

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