Since their 1984 breakout album, “License to Ill,” the Beastie Boys have been an iconic presence in the music industry. But on May 4 Adam Yausch, a.k.a. “MCA,” one of the group’s founding members, lost his three-year battle with cancer.
Here, we remember the best of the Beastie Boys, a hip hop group that defined a new generation and created an unparalleled sound and groundbreaking music videos.
The group was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of fame in early 2012, cementing the trio’s status as legends.
From their youth anthem, “(You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party)” and the catchy “Girls,” the Beastie Boys will always have a place on our party playlists.
“(You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party)”