• Eldon Davis - Historian

#VitalFactz: 32nd Anniversary - Beastie Boys (Licensed To Ill)


On this day in 1986, New York natives The Beastie Boys released their classic debut studio album Licensed To Ill. This album was certified Diamond (over 10 million album sold) & was the first Hip Hop album in history to peak at #1 on Billboard's Hot 200 Albums Chart. This album includes the singles Hold It Now, Hit It, Paul Revere, Slow & Low, No Sleep 'Till Brooklyn, Brass Monkey, The New Style and (You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (To Party!).

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