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Beastie Boys Biography
The legendary, multi-platinum selling trio are one of the world's longest running and most successful hip-hop acts.
Formed in 1981 by MCs Michael "Mike D" Diamond, Adam "MCA" Yaunch and Adam "Ad-Rock" Horovitz, the Beastie Boys continue to enjoy worldwide ciritcal and commercial acclaim over 30 years later.
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