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Ill Communication

Beastie Boys

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Customer Reviews

Get It Together

Never understood why Get It Together wasn’t more well known, I love that track…wait a minute...

Awesomeness

Absolutely love this album! Saw them live at Lollapalooza 94, met them and got autographs. Cool dudes, terrific show.

Good songs

Because you cant, you dont, and you wont stop being amazing (:

Biography

Formed: 1979 in New York, NY

Genre: Hip-Hop/Rap

Years Active: '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s

As the first white rap group of any importance, the Beastie Boys received the scorn of critics and strident hip-hop musicians, both of whom accused them of cultural pirating, especially since they began as a hardcore punk group in 1981. But the Beasties weren't pirating — instead, they treated rap as part of a post-punk musical underground, where the D.I.Y. aesthetics of hip-hop and punk weren't that far apart. Of course, the exaggerated b-boy and frat-boy parodies of their unexpected hit debut...
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