Today In Hip-Hop: Beastie Boys Release ‘Paul’s Boutique’

On this day, July 25, in hip-hop history… 1989: 1989 was a big year for hip-hop with the release of De La Soul’s 3 Feet High And Rising, Public Enemy’s It Takes a Nation of Millions To Hold Us Back and the Beastie Boys’ Paul’s Boutique. Paul’s Boutique is an album that brought not only hip-hop, but music as a whole, to another level. The Beastie Boys decided to venture out with their music after releasing their debut album, Licensed to Ill. This venture began with their label switch from Def Jam to Capital Records and their relocation from New York ...

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