Beastie Boys - Licensed To Ill (1986)
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25 Of The Most Game-Changing And Influential Albums
21. Beastie Boys - Licensed To Ill (1986)
The Beasties weren't your usual purveyors of hip hop in the mid-1980s: they were three rather well-off white guys that sampled classic rock riffs, most notably on the hit (You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party). But it was this genre-hopping that made their debut album one of the records that broke the music in with a whole new audience.