beastie boys
to all the girls
American hip hop band formed in New York in 1981 as a hardcore punk combo. After the success of their first hip hop track, "Cooky Puss" in 1983, they turned into a rap group that sometimes include punk rock tracks in their albums. From 1992 to 2001, they ran the label. The band officially stopped in June 2014, following the death of Adam Yauch in 2012. Members: Ad Rock (Adam Horovitz): vocals, guitar (1982-2014) MCA (Adam Yauch): vocals, bass (1981-2012) Mike D (Michael Diamond): vocals, drums (1981-2014) [a797069]: guitar (1981-1982) [a110727]: drums (1981-1984) + touring members: Rick Rubin (as DJ Double R): disc jockey (1984-1985) [a185889] ([a191439]) – disc jockey (1986) DJ [a128173] ([a555935]) – disc jockey (1986–1997) [a130898] ([a750830]) – percussion (1992–1996) [a3880] ([a252213]) – keyboards, vocals (1992–2014) [a48084] ([a436745]) – drums (1994–1995) [a394805] – drums, percussion (1996–2014) [a9838] ([a756781]) – disc jockey, turntablist and backing vocals (1998–2014)
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