Bands like Beastie Boys

About Beastie Boys

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The band Beastie Boys was founded in 1979. Before coming to fame, the band got it’s start in New York. Generally, music journalists would define Beastie Boys’s style within the genre/s of hip hop music, rap rock, alternative hip hop, hardcore punk, rapcore, and other rock music.

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Public Enemy

Public Enemy Radio (also known as Public Enemy) is an American hip hop group consisting of Chuck D and DJ Lord. Formed in Long Island, New York, in 1985, they are famous for their music with a heavy political message alongside extreme criticism of the media of... [wikipedia]
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Cypress Hill

Cypress Hill is an American hip hop group from South Gate, California. Cypress Hill was the first Latino American hip hop recording group to have a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and platinum and multi-platinum albums, selling over 20 million albums worldw... [wikipedia]
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Run‐dmc

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House Of Pain

House of Pain was an American hip hop trio who released three albums in the 1990s before lead rapper Everlast left to pursue a solo career. The group's name is a reference to the H.G. Wells novel The Island of Dr. Moreau, a reference carried further by the nam... [wikipedia]
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A Tribe Called Quest

A Tribe Called Quest was an American hip hop group formed in St. Albans, Queens, New York in 1985, originally composed of rapper and main producer Q-Tip, rapper Phife Dawg, DJ and co-producer Ali Shaheed Muhammad, and rapper Jarobi White. The group is regarded... [wikipedia]
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Ll Cool J

James Todd Smith (born January 14, 1968), better known by his stage name LL Cool J (short for Ladies Love Cool James), is an American rapper, record producer, actor, author, and entrepreneur from Queens, New York. With the breakthrough success of his hit singl... [wikipedia]
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De La Soul

De La Soul is an American hip hop trio formed in 1988 in the Amityville area of Long Island, New York. They are best known for their eclectic sampling, quirky lyrics, and their contributions to the evolution of the jazz rap and alternative hip hop subgenres. ... [wikipedia]
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Nwa

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Jungle Brothers

Jungle Brothers is an American hip hop trio composed of Michael Small (Mike Gee), Nathaniel Hall (Afrika Baby Bam), and Sammy Burwell (DJ Sammy B). Known as the pioneers of the fusion of jazz, hip-hop, and house music, they were the first hip-hop group to coll... [wikipedia]
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Wu‐tang Clan

Wu-Tang Clan is an American hip hop group and collective formed in the New York City borough of Staten Island in 1992, originally composed of rapper-producer RZA and rappers GZA, Ol' Dirty Bastard, Method Man, Raekwon, Ghostface Killah, Inspectah Deck, U-God, ... [wikipedia]
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Boogie Down Productions

Boogie Down Productions was a hip hop group, originally composed of KRS-One, D-Nice, and DJ Scott La Rock. DJ Scott La Rock was murdered on August 27, 1987, five months after the release of BDP's debut album, Criminal Minded. The name of the group, Boogie Down... [wikipedia]
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Epmd

EPMD is an American hip hop duo from Brentwood, New York. The duo's name is a concatenation of the members' names "E" and "PMD" or an acronym for "Erick and Parrish Making Dollars", referencing its members: emcees Erick Sermon ("E" a.k.a. E Double) and Parrish... [wikipedia]
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Run The Jewels

Run the Jewels, also known by the initialism RTJ, is an American hip hop supergroup duo consisting of rapper-producer El-P and rapper Killer Mike. They released their self-titled debut studio album as a free download in 2013, to critical acclaim. This was foll... [wikipedia]
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Slick Rick

Richard Martin Lloyd Walters (born January 14, 1965), better known as Slick Rick, is a British-born American rapper and record producer who was raised in The Bronx, New York.... [wikipedia]
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The Pharcyde

The Pharcyde (pronounced "far side") is an American alternative hip hop group, formed in 1989, from South Central Los Angeles. The original four members of the group are Imani (Emandu Wilcox), Slimkid3 (Trevant Hardson), Bootie Brown (Romye Robinson), and Fatl... [wikipedia]
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Jurassic 5

Jurassic 5 is an American alternative hip hop group formed in 1993 by rappers Charles Stewart (Chali 2na), Dante Givens (Akil), Courtenay Henderson (Soup aka Zaakir), Marc Stuart (Marc 7); and disc jockeys Mark Potsic (DJ Nu-Mark) and Lucas Macfadden (Cut Chem... [wikipedia]
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