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Having entertained legions of fans for years, the Beastie Boys are household names and living legends.

Yet, many of the people they have interacted with are not nearly as recognizable. Beastiemania.com feels that the more one knows about band, the more one can truly appreciate all that went into the creation of their music. From the various DJs to various percussionists, the Beastiemania.com Who's Who is an attempt to include everyone who has in one way or another contributed to the Beastie Boys creative spirit.


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Cey Adams

Cey provided Beastie Boys fans with the famous "old school" style lettering that spelled out Beastie Boys on the album cover of the 1983 release Cooky Puss. Later he was present on the Licensed to Ill world tour (1986-1987) and has remained part of the extended Beastie Boys family attending the Tibetan Freedom Concert ... more

Arthur Africano

Although the Young and the Useless broke up back in the 1980s, the friendships and bonds that the band members formed then have lasted over twenty years. In one of the best ever articles written on the Beastie Boys, writer Joe Levy inquired about the making of the “Intergalactic” music video. Adam Horovitz responded with the following which was quoted in the August 6th, 1998 issue of Rolling Stone. “All of these people, we’ve known each other since high school. Arthur, the cameraman, I’ve known him since Kindergarten ... more


Fans and collectors of the Beastie Boys and DJ Hurricane, likely have heard of the Hurra’s involvement in releasing The Afros Kickin’ Afrolistics LP (1990) ... more

Against Me!

In 2006, Adam Horovitz teamed up with the Gainesville, Florida band Against Me! to create the Energize-O-Tron remix of "From Her Lips to God’s Ears (The Energizer)" ... more