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Beastie Boys – Licensed To Ill

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  • In November 1986, the Beastie Boys released their debut album Licensed To Ill on Def Jam/Columbia. It stands as one of Columbia's fastest-selling debuts to date and eventually sold over nine million copies in the U.S. alone. Licensed To Ill is still the only album by a white hip-hop act to receive the coveted 5 mics from the Source who has selected the album as one of the best 100 Best Rap Albums of all-time. Playful music videos were made for the classic cuts "(You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (To Party)," "No Sleep Till Brooklyn," "Girls," "Hold It Now Hit It," "Rhymin' and Stealin'" and "She's Crafty," while further gems like "Brass Monkey," "Paul Revere," and "Time To Get Ill" proved Licensed To Ill to be all killer no filler.

    Kerry King of Slayer even made an appearance on the album playing lead guitar on "No Sleep Till Brooklyn," which was named as a spoof on Motorhead's No Sleep 'til Hammersmith album. King's appearance came about because Rick Rubin was producing both bands simultaneously (Slayer's Reign in Blood was also originally released on Dej Jam). The album's iconic cover, front to back, features a Boeing 727 - with Beastie Boys emblazoned on the tail - crashing head-on into the side of a mountain, appearing as an extinguished joint. The tail of the plane has the Def Jam logo and the legend '3MTA3' which spells 'EATME' when viewed in a mirror.

    "Licensed To Ill" contains some of the greatest Beastie Boys hits, including "(You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party)", "No Sleep Till Brooklyn" and "Brass Monkey"

    The Rolling Stone even voted the album "Greatest debut album of all time".


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  • Artist: Beastie Boys
    Label: Def Jam Recordings
    Format: LP
    Units: 1
    Country: Europe
    Genre: Hip Hop & RnB
  • A1 Rhymin & Stealin
    A2 The New Style
    A3 She’S Crafty
    A4 Posse In Effect
    A5 Slow Ride
    A6 Girls
    A7 Fight For Your Right
    B1 No Sleep Till Brooklyn
    B2 Paul Revere
    B3 Hold It Now, Hit It
    B4 Brass Monkey
    B5 Slow And Low
    B6 Time To Get Ill