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29 Years Ago: Beastie Boys Bridge the Rap and Rock Divide With ‘Licensed to Ill’

Def Jam
Def Jam

Well, now here's a little story we've got to tell about three bad brothers you know so well.

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Beastie Boys’ Career to Be Adapted Into ‘Licensed to Ill’ Musical

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Bryan Bedder. Getty Images

'Licensed to Ill' will tell the story of Mike D, MCA and Ad-Rock’s rise to fame, while incorporating live music and DJs.

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Beastie Boys File Trademark Application for Live Performances But Aren’t Coming Back

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Despite the news, a representative of the group said, "There will never be Beastie Boys live performances without Adam Yauch."

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Worst to First: Every Beastie Boys Album Ranked

Worst to First: Beastie Boys
By: Tim Karan / Photo: Phil Andelman

Who knows if we'd be able to party as freely as we can today if the Beastie Boys hadn't come along and told us to fight for it?

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Watch Some Breakdancing Monks Celebrate MCA Day

YouTube
YouTube

Today marks the second anniversary of the death of Beastie Boy Adam "MCA" Yauch.

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Beastie Boy Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch’s Death Named Most Shocking Diffuser.fm Headline of 2012

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Last year's death of Beastie Boys rapper Adam 'MCA' Yauch wasn't a complete surprise -- word of his cancer diagnosis and declining health had been circulating for awhile -- but the news nevertheless came as a shock. The pioneering MC's passing on May 4 at the age of 47 still weighs heavy on fans' minds, and it's been voted the Most Shocking Headline in the 2012 Diffuser.fm Music Awards.

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Beastie Boys Rapper Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch Dies of Cancer – Shocking Rock Stories of 2012

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It wasn't exactly surprising -- word of Adam "MCA" Yauch's cancer diagnosis and declining health had been circulating for awhile -- but when the news finally broke on May 4 that the founding member of the Beastie Boys had died at the age of 47, there was little room at first to feel anything other than shock. Yauch had been in treatment for cancer since 2009, after the discovery of a tumor in his salivary gland, and outwardly, at least, he mostly tried to remain upbeat about his prognosis until the end.

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Beastie Boy Adam Yauch’s Will Forbids Use of His Music in Ads

Adam Yauch
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The advertising industry is known for using music to its advantage, but Adam 'MCA' Yauch has prohibited the use of his creative material in such a way. The will of the Beastie Boys member – who passed away on May 4 of cancer – was filed earlier this week (on Aug. 7) in the Manhattan Surrogate Court, and it conveys his firm wishes on the matter.

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Beastie Boys Have Unheard Songs That Could Be Released

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Junko Kimura, Getty Images

The Beastie Boys are still in mourning over the recent loss of beloved member Adam Yauch. However, according to producer Mario Caldato Jr. (also known as "Mario C"), the band has a rare collection of songs yet to be shared with the world.

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Beastie Boys Recall Last Recordings With Adam Yauch

Beastie Boys
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If you were a little stunned by the news of Adam Yauch's death on May 4, you weren't alone -- as Yauch's longtime Beastie Boys bandmate Mike Diamond puts it in an interview published in Rolling Stone, "He had us fooled in the most beautiful way ... I believed, up to last week, that Adam was somehow coming back."

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