• Eldon Davis - Historian

#VitalFactz: 31st Anniversary - Beastie Boys (Licensed To Ill)


On this day in 1986, Def Jam Group The Beastie Boys released their highly anticipated debut studio album Licensed To Ill. This album was a huge success as it would be their highest selling album to date. It reached Diamond status (10 million copies sold) & topped the Billboard Hot 200 Albums Chart. It includes the hits singles Paul Revere, Brass Monkey, (You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party!), No Sleep 'Till Brooklyn as well as Slow & Low.

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