Today in Hip-Hop: The Beastie Boys Drop ‘Check Your Head’

On this day, April 21, is hip-hop history... 1992: On April 21, 1992, New York City based hip-hop group the Beastie Boys dropped their third album, Check Your Head. The Beastie Boys originally formed as a punk rock group in the 1980's before breaking through as an experimental hip-hop group under Def Jam Recordings. Three years after their last album, Paul's Boutique and six years after their debut, License to Ill, the trio had begun to revert back to their punk rock roots on Check Your Head. Mike D, MCA and Ad-Rock played their own instruments on the 20-track LP and featured ...

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