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Beastie Boys to join Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame

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December 8, 2011 | 10:18 am

Beastie Boys on the Maybe "Check your Head" tour at Club Citta Kawasaki, Japan in 2006. Photo by Masao Nakagami

Beastie Boys on the Maybe "Check your Head" tour at Club Citta Kawasaki, Japan in 2006. Photo by Masao Nakagami

The Beastie Boys are to be inducted into the Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame.

The pioneering hip-hop group made up of Mike D (Michael Diamond), MCA (Adam Yauch) and Ad-Rock (Adam Horowitz) will join a Hall of Fame class of 2012 that includes the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Guns N Roses, according to the New York Daily News.

The Beastie Boys, creators of hits such as “Fight for Your Right (To Party),” “No Sleep ‘Til Brooklyn” and “Sabotoage,” have released 12 albums that have sold more than 40 million copies worldwide.

The ceremony will be held in April at the Hall of Fame in Cleveland.

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