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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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Dave Hahn

Some fans of the Beastie Boys dig through crates looking for vinyl records. Other fans dig through album liner notes looking for insight and information. Both groups of fans have historically been puzzled over a particular name credited both on the Polly Wog Stew Ep and also on the Some Old Bullshit release: Dave ID ... more

Kathleen Hanna

Following Adam Horovitz's divorce, rumors ran rampant that he was romantically involved with former Bikini Kill band member Kathleen Hanna. Kathleen is best known for her influence with the Riot Grrrl movement which gained recognition during the early 1990s, as other indie acts like Nirvana were quickly being signed to major labels. ... more

Miho Hatori

Not since the day that George Martin was proclaimed the "5th Beatle" has there been such controversy over who could be crowned an honorary member of a band. The controversy today could be the question: "Who is the fourth Beastie Boy?" ... more

Nathanial Hörnblowér

Said to have been born in the Swiss Upenziel, Adam Yauch's uncle and alter ego, Nathanial Hörnblowér has richly contributed his creative flare to several Beastie Boys' projects throughout the years ... more

Adam "Adrock" Horovitz

If there was ever a popularity contest amongst the members of the Beastie Boys, Adam Horovitz would come out the winner. To prove this point, consider going in with two other people, each spending $333.00 to divide up a set of the Beastie Boys action figures. Now ask yourself: "If I have to choose which figure I want, who would it be?" Follow that with: "Which figure is everyone else going to want for their $333.00?" ... more

Rachel Horovitz

With a father like Israel Horovitz, who is a play and screen writer, it comes as no real surprise that show business runs through the veins of the Horovitz family. Rachael, who is Adrock's older sister, started her film career with an acting appearance in Author! Author! (1982), at time when the Beastie Boys were doing small gigs in support of Pollywog Stew. Her brothers, Matthew and Adam Horovitz, have both taken on acting roles as well ... more

Christian Hosoi

When the books have all been written (and many already have been), Christian Hosoi will go down in history as one of the baddest skaters ever to ride. While Gonz and Natas ran the streets, guys like Gator and Christian Hosoi were holding it down on vert ... more