A Book Tour like no other!
80s hip-hop legends Beastie Boys are heading out on an exclusive six-date book tour in support of their brand new memoir, Beastie Boys Book. But this isn't any book tour, featuring readings, a Q&A and a live score, provided by DJ Mixmaster Mike, of course, Michael "Mike D" Diamond and Adam "Ad-Rock" Horovitz invite you into the world of the Beastie Boys and their stratospheric success story.
With guest moderators and a special Beastie Boys exhibit, delve into the world of the Beastie Boys, the overnight success of their debut studio album (Licence to Ill), and their transition from teenage punks to hip hop superstars. In this candid and intimate discussion discover the true stories behind the headlines as Mike D and Ad-Rock bring you an event as eclectic and innovative as their music.
Forming in 1979 Beastie Boys' first taste of success was with their experimental single "Cooky Puss" in 1983, from there they toured with Madonna before releasing their debut and iconic album, Licence to Ill. Following on from their overnight success, Beastie Boys released Paul's Boutique, Check Your Head, Ill Communication and Hello Nasty resulting in the group selling over 26 million records in the States alone and 50 million worldwide. With seven albums having reached Multi-Platinum status, Beastie Boys were the third rap group to be inducted into the hall of fame, and the biggest-selling rap group since Billboard began its records (1991).