It’s been a year since Adam “MCA” Yauch died at age 47 after a battle with salivary gland cancer. We’ll be blasting “B-Boy Bouillabaisse” today as we look back at one of the most remarkable careers in music history.
The Story of Yo: The Oral History of the Beastie Boys, our September 1998 cover story
“Rock Hard”: Our original Beasties profile, from our July 1985 issue
Licensed to Ill: Crude Stories, the March 1987 cover, our first to star a rap group
Check Your Head: Living X-Tra Large, a year in L.A. with the Beasties for our May 1992 cover
Ill Communication: Boychiks in the Hoodie, by Charles Aaron, from our July 1994 issue
To The 5 Boroughs: Twilight of the Brats, our July 2004 cover story by Chuck Klosterman