Adapted from their revelatory book and touring stage show, ‘Beastie Boys Story’ captures one of the most unlikely success stories in music history.
The clip features archive video as well as new footage of Mike Diamond and Ad-Rock talking about the band's history on stage.
Officially signing on the Def Jam dotted line in 1985, the Beastie Boys became an instant hit, being the first successful white group in a culture dominated by those of African/American descent.
“I owe Beastie Boys a lot, so it was a real privilege to get to reunite with them and help them tell their story.”
The ‘Sabotage’ director has collected a wealth of personal photos of the legendary hip-hop trio for his first-ever photo book.
This marks the first time these remixes and B-sides have ever been released digitally.
“Few artists showcase the confluence of so many different elements of ’80s and ’90s subculture better than Beastie Boys,” say the legendary sneaker manufacturers.
During his career, Zdar collaborated with The Beastie Boys' Mike D, Cat Power, Pharrell Williams and many more.
Entitled ‘Beastie Boys Story: As Told By Michael Diamond & Adam Horovitz’, the shows will take place in Philadelphia and Brooklyn.
Other celebrities involved are Steve Buscemi, Ben Stiller, Jarvis Cocker and Jeff Tweedy.
Officially released on 30 October, the long-awaited memoir is described as “a panoramic experience that tells the story of the Beastie Boys.
Adam Yauch or ‘MCA’ of The Beastie Boys was also an artist, a filmmaker and creative visionary whose many talents are captured through the new interactive site, “The House That Yauch Built.”
The long-anticipated Beastie Boys memoir, ‘Beastie Boys Book’, written by surviving members Mike D and Ad-Rock, is on sale now.