Beastie Boys book
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New York : Spiegel & Grau, [2018].
ISBN
9780812995541, 0812995546
Status
Villa Park Public Library - Nonfiction
781.649 BEASTIE BOYS
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Book
Edition
First edition.
Physical Desc
571 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Language
English

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Map on end papers.
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Includes index.
Description
Formed as a New York City hardcore band in 1981, Beastie Boys struck an unlikely path to global hip hop superstardom. Here is their story, told for the first time in the words of the band. Adam "ADROCK" Horovitz and Michael "Mike D" Diamond offer revealing and very funny accounts of their transition from teenage punks to budding rappers; their early collaboration with Russell Simmons and Rick Rubin; the debut album that became the first hip hop record ever to hit #1, Licensed to Ill--and the album's messy fallout as the band broke with Def Jam; their move to Los Angeles and rebirth with the genre-defying masterpiece Paul's Boutique; their evolution as musicians and social activists over the course of the classic albums Check Your Head, Ill Communication, and Hello Nasty and the Tibetan Freedom Concert benefits conceived by the late Adam "MCA" Yauch; and more. For more than thirty years, this band has had an inescapable and indelible influence on popular culture. With a style as distinctive and eclectic as a Beastie Boys album, Beastie Boys Book upends the typical music memoir. Alongside the band narrative you will find rare photos, original illustrations, a cookbook by chef Roy Choi, a graphic novel, a map of Beastie Boys' New York, mixtape playlists, pieces by guest contributors, and many more surprises.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Diamond, M. 1., & Horovitz, A. (2018). Beastie Boys book. First edition. New York: Spiegel & Grau.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Diamond, Michael 1965- and Adam, Horovitz. 2018. Beastie Boys Book. New York: Spiegel & Grau.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Diamond, Michael 1965- and Adam, Horovitz, Beastie Boys Book. New York: Spiegel & Grau, 2018.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Diamond, Michael 1965-, and Adam Horovitz. Beastie Boys Book. First edition. New York: Spiegel & Grau, 2018. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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