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B Boys in the Cut Click for Lyrics

First Appearance: Lee Majors 7" (US Promo) April, 2009
Written by: Beastie Boys

Behind the Beats and Lyrics...


  • Clark and Rusty - characters from the National Lampoon's Vacation series of films
  • Judge Smails - a character in the film Caddyshack, portrayed by Ted Knight, who is referenced in "Hold It Now Hit It"
  • Leon Spinks (1953- ) - an American boxer
  • Oscar the Grouch - a character on the children's TV show Sesame Street who lives in a garbage can
  • Derelicte - a fashion line created by Mugatu in the 2001 film Zoolander

Sample & Reference Breakdown

  • "Rhymes are not just for breakfast anymore" - similar to the "It's not just for breakfast anymore" slogan created by the Florida Orange Juice Growers Association
  • "Heel up, wheel up" - a reference to "heel up, wheel up, bring it back, come rewind," a classic hip-hop sample/phrase
  • "A-D-R-O-C-K spells relief" - a play on the Rolaids commercial slogan "R-O-L-A-I-D-S spells relief"
  • "Good grief, the middle name's Keefe" - a factual reference; Adam Horovitz' middle name is Keefe
  • "Well, I rap upon this mic, Mike D, Sweet Lou/Also known as Pretty Lou, a-k-a Pretty Mike" - "Lou" refers to Mike Diamond's middle name, Louis

Released Versions:

B Boys in the Cut
B Boys in the Cut (Acappella)
B Boys in the Cut (DJ Organic Remix)
B Boys In The Cut (DJ Zap More In Store Mix)
B Boys In The Cut (Globemallow Spike Flexeril Friday Premix)
B Boys In The Cut (Hook)
B Boys In The Cut (Instrumental)
B Boys In The Cut (Live)
B Boys In The Cut (Nygel's Can't Stand It Remix)
B-Boys In The Cut (DJBC Remix)


Performed in 2 known Concerts.

First known Performance:
09-Jun-2009 : Rams Head, Baltimore, MD, United States

Last known Performance:
10-Jun-2009 : Orange Peel, The, Asheville, NC, United States

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