And What You Give Is What You Get Click for Lyrics
First Appearance: Shadrach 12" 1989
Written by: Beastie Boys & Dust Brothers
Performed by: Beastie Boys
Production Notes: Produced by Beastie Boys and Dust Brothers. Originally released on Capitol Records.
Behind the Beats and Lyrics...
- "The New Rap Language" by Spoonie Gee & The Treacherous Three from the single "The New Rap Language/Love Rap" (1980)
- "Rise Above" by Black Flag from the album Damaged (1981)
- "Start!" by The Jam from the single "Start/When You're Young" (1980)
- "God Damn!" by George Carlin
- "Smurph Across the Surf" by The Micronawts from the single "Smurph Across the Surf" (1982)
- Shadrach, Meshach, Abednego - biblical characters
Sample & Reference Breakdown
- "Do it" scratch - a sample from "The New Rap Language" by Spoonie Gee & The Treacherous Three
- Guitar sample is from "Rise Above" by Black Flag
- "And what you give is what you get!" - a sample from "Start!" by The Jam
- "God damn bitch" - a sample of comedian George Carlin
- "I can do it, you can do it, they can do it, we can do it" - a sample from "Smurph Across the Surf" by The Micronawts
No Known Performances in Concert.