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Media Analysis – To the 5 Boroughs

23 Dec

Media Analysis: Beastie Boys – To the 5 Boroughs

Straight from the streets of New York City, the Beastie Boys were always after the audience’s attention. Although they started as a hardcore punk group, they transformed five years later into the popular hip-hop group we know and love today. In their earlier ears as a hip-hop group they stirred more controversy then activism towards the greater good, but later reverted to expressing their ideological values. The Beastie Boys are popularly known for catching an audience’s ear with their eclectic use of catchy lyrics, sampled beats and pop culture references (Beastie Boys, Wikipedia). In building these connections, the Beastie Boys found a way to spread their message along to whoever would listen.

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