Big hit titled Treat her like a Prostitute in 1989 Album titled Great

Big hit titled treat her like a prostitute in 1989

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Big hit titled “Treat her like a Prostitute” in 1989 Album titled Great Adventures Of Slick Rick was certified as a platinum classic He got arrested before his second album was released o In early 1990 he was charged with attempted murder because he tried to shoot after his cousin and accidentally shot other people in the process o His cousin was harassing his mom so he shot at him in a crowd and missed o There was a police chase and everything o Russell Simmons ended up bailing him out of jail before sentencing and took him into the studio where they quickly recorded 21 songs
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Album was released quickly o Called “The Ruler Is Back” The album failed o Even put out a confessional track Called I Shouldn’t Have Done it in 1991 Scrapped the R&B charts o Recorded another song called Behind Bars, which did nothing for him His last “breath” was while he was preforming live on a Florida cruise ship o He was deported back to England in 2002 SONG: Children’s Story Lecture 12 Beastie Boys Adam Yauch (a.k.a. MCA) – right Mike Diamond (Mike D) – middle o 15 years old when the group started Adam Horovitz (King Ad-Rock) – left 1981 the group got together in NYC Mike Diamond was a dedicated musician o Him and Adam were the co-founders The two of them at this point in time were in a group called Young And Useless and they played guitar All three guys are special because they are both white and Jewish o They were a hard-core punk rock band o They came from wealthy backgrounds Punk and rap were birthed at the same time They didn’t really have any significant talent 1983 they released a song called Cooky Puss o First time anyone heard them Was called a rap single but nelson doesn’t think it was SONG: Cooky Puss Song is about a prank call made to an ice cream company o Carvell Ice Cream Company The song was so different that it made people want to hear more o No one had a clue what they were talking about 12” single released  was an underground hit for the group In 1984 the Beastie Boys abandoned punk rock and turned their attention to rap o They had an immediate appreciation for rap o They saw the rap game and wanted to be a part of it o They had friends in hip-hop at the time First time we see the magnet factor They joined forces with Rick Rubin who was already a metal head o Was a match made in heaven Def Jam is doing well at this time A year later in 1985 they were officially signed by Def Jam They were the first white rap group of any importance o Were also one of the most influential groups of the 90’s They had to overcome racism
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Problems with Run-D.M.C. and other groups experimenting with rock and roll in the past o They would face similar criticisms They put out lots of single before the record o She’s On It – on the Krush Groove soundtrack SONG: She’s On It Their sound: o Pattern of hooks (chorus) o Sounds like a rip off Run-D.M.C. (had the same producer – Rick Rubin) o
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