Additional information about this Beastie Boys vinyl art.
Beastie Boys – The Artist
Beastie Boys were an American rap rock group from New York City, formed in 1978. The group was composed of Michael “Mike D” Diamond (vocals, drums), Adam “MCA” Yauch (vocals, bass) and Adam “Ad-Rock” Horovitz (vocals, guitar, programming). Beastie Boys have sold over 20 million records in the US alone, making them one of the biggest-selling rap groups. With seven platinum-selling albums from 1986 to 2004, Beastie Boys were one of the longest-lived hip hop acts worldwide. The band disbanded in 2012 when Yauch died of cancer.
She’s On It – The Song
‘She’s On It‘ is a song by American rap rock group the Beastie Boys. The group’s third single and their final single release of pre-1986 debut album material, it was released on September 12, 1985, being the fifth single release of the soundtrack to the 1985 film Krush Groove. Despite failing to attract commercial success at the time of its initial release in 1985, a re-release in 1987 was much more successful, becoming a top 10 hit on the UK Singles Chart, and reaching the top 50 in two other European countries.
The VW Volkswagen Badge – The Shape
This record has been cut into the iconic Volkswagen badge that is often on the front grill and boot of their automobile range. Volkswagen, shortened to VW, is a German automaker founded in 1937 by the German Labour Front and at the request of Adolf Hitler, known for the iconic Beetle and headquartered in Wolfsburg. It is the flagship brand of the Volkswagen Group, the largest automaker by worldwide sales in 2016 and 2017. The group’s biggest market is in China, which delivers 40% of its sales and profits. Popular models of Volkswagen include Golf, Jetta, Passat, Atlas, and Tiguan. The German term Volk translates to “people”, thus Volkswagen translates to “people’s car”.
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