by Michael Diamond and Adam Horovitz

The story of the New York band who went from performing hardcore punk music to hip hop stardom.

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  • Holy $&*@!!!! I just heard Rachel Maddow curse as she narrates the Beastie Boys Book!!! I’m giddy.
  • Beastie Boys Book is a must-read for any music fan!
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  • Almost half way through the beastie boys book. I wonder if they do a movie on this.
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    • Get funky...
    • I just received this this morning and have only read a few chapters (Amy Poehler's video critique, and Andre Leon Talley's fashion reviews, in addition to the intro from Ad Rock and his loving characterization of MCA;it's clear this book is truly a gift to their fans; It finally occurred to me what I have loved about them all this time, the ease and awareness they have of themselves. Thank you Ad Rock and Mike D. RIP MCA, and thanks for everything.
    • How these two uppah class twits get away with it I will never know.....The writing is pure noise. Their stories are interesting only if one believes celebrities are might spend time reading a dictionary instead. My book was a gift ...Tiz now in the garbage.....where it belongs...Save the trees ... stop publishing these things.
    • You have found the perfect Christmas gift for the hard to buy for BBoy doin' the freak freak on your shopping list.It is a coffee table book full of pictures but it also contains quite a lot of thoughtfully written essays covering the life of the band in detail. This is a chance for the surviving members to tell their stories and they take full advantage. It really is very well done.
    • Above & beyond what I expected and hoped for. Brought me back to a time when life was a soundtrack... and a wonderful one, at that.