Beastie Boys' Mike D And Ad-Rock Surprised By Eminem's "Kamikaze" the Art of the Cover

HipHop News Posted on September 17, 2018 at 4:59am

Beastie Boys' Mike D And Ad-Rock Surprised By Eminem's "Kamikaze" the Art of the Cover

The cover was a tribute to the trio's 1986 classic "License To Ill."

Manhattan, NY – the surviving members of the Beastie Boys — Mike D and Ad-Rock — heard of Eminem a tribute to the trio seminal album License To Ill when everyone else did. In the night Kamikaze was released (August 30), the people could not help noticing the cover art was almost identical to the 1986 classic.

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Tried not 2 overthink this 1... enjoy. 🖕 #KAMIKAZE Now – Link In Bio

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During a recent interview with the House Of Strombo, Lord Diamond and Horowitz talk about seeing the Kamikaze of the cover for the first time — but not before Mike said Ad-Rock that Slim Shady likes. "All of a sudden I get like 10 text messages, 20 text messages," Mike D says that around 43:40 minutes. "Then I'm like, 'Why do I suddenly have 50 text messages? I can see better what is going on.' All forwarding me the cover of the album, as the Twitter feed, or whatever. It is as well as we are aware of this."

Ad-Rock, adds, "I don't know what I'm sure was nice. I met him once in a bathroom in Rome. It is not a great thing."

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Sunday. The Strombo Show is back with the BEASTIE BOYS!

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In another part of the interview, the two Hip-Hop pioneers opened up about his upcoming memoir, the Beastie Boys Book.

The description on Amazon explains the book are provided on an "eye-opening and very funny account of her transition from teenage punks to budding rappers; his early collaboration with Russell Simmons and Rick Rubin; the almost impossible to imagine the overnight success of their first studio album Licensed to Ill; that the album disorder of the precipitation; his break with Def Jam to

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