On this day in Hip-Hop history, the Beastie Boys were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
On this day in 2012, the Beastie Boys were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio. LL Cool J and Chuck D introduced the group. Mike D and King Ad-Rock accepted the honor. Fellow group member MCA was admitted into a New York hospital the same day after battling cancer of the lymph nodes. The group did not perform but a supergroup made up of Black Thought and Questlove of the Roots, Kid Rock, and Travie McCoy performed a medley of Beastie classics.
Also on this day...
2010 - Wiz Khalifa released the mixtape Kush & Orange Juice.
This day in Birthdays...
Da Brat (1974) - American rapper and actress from Chicago, Illinois. First female solo rap act to be certified platinum.