PBS NewsHour

The Beastie Boys on rap, friendship and taking a stand

Clip: 05/24/2019 | 7m 39s | Video has closed captioning.

The rap trio Beastie Boys played a formative role in the evolution of American hip-hop music. They have sold millions of albums with their unique blend of rap, rock and humor, all while prioritizing their friendship above their career success. Now, the two surviving members have written a book about their experiences. Jeffrey Brown sat down with them at South by Southwest in Austin, Texas.

Aired: 05/24/19

Rating: NR

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