The newly released video for “Too Many Rappers” from Beastie Boys & NAS features some familiar locations. Throughout the video, you will see Nashville locations like the Parthenon, inside of a Kroger, and more.
The video was created in 2009 before Beastie Boy band member Adam Yauch died from cancer in 2012. A new memoir Beastie Boys Book was just released. Surviving band members Adam Horovitz and Michael Diamond told Billboard, “how the book stands as an affectionate, moving tribute to both MCA and their legacy.” Horovitz and Diamond have been making appearances to talk further about the book, you can purchase the book here.
The band’s 25-year-and-counting career has logged 40 million in sales, two Grammy awards, the MTV Video Vanguard Lifetime Achievement award, four #1 albums–including the first hip hop album ever to top the Billboard 200, the band’s 1986 debut full length, Licensed To Ill, and countless sold-out world tours, magazine covers and TV appearances.
See photos from the video below. Watch the “Too Many Rappers” here.