Michael "Mike D" Diamond and Adam "Ad-Rock" Horovitz are teaming up with hip-hop scribe Sacha Jenkins to pen a memoir of the Beastie Boys' musical history.
Mike Diamond and Adam Horovitz of US band Beastie Boys. Photo: AFP / Fabrice Coffrini
The Beastie Boys formed in 1981 and by April 2012 were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, but vocalist and bassist Adam Yauch passed away in May, having been diagnosed with cancer of the salivary gland three years earlier.
EgoTrip founder Jenkins is to act as editor, with the book to chart the rise of the New York City rap trio, furnishing it with visual content and input from other writers, and the history expected to publish in Fall of 2015.