Beastie Boys, ‘Make Some Noise’ – Song Spotlight
The freshest-sounding 40-somethings in hip-hop provide funky instrumentation with distorted keyboards, fierce drums and even a cowbell breakdown. Mike D, MCA and Ad-Rock take turns delivering creative rhymes before joining forces to shout the hook: "Make some noise if you're with me!"
"The best is yet to come," promises Ad Rock, a bold declaration considering the trio's past success. They not only acknowledge their age, but celebrate it: "My rhymes, they age like wine as I get older."
Elsewhere, the Beasties contemplate opening a restaurant with Ted Danson, brag about "getting paid every year like tax collection," and make reference to their hit 'Fight for Your Right (To Party).'
'Hot Sauce Committee Part 2' hits retailers on May 3, nearly seven years after the Beasties' last proper rap album, 'To the 5 Boroughs.' Their last release was 2007's instrumental 'The Mix-Up.'
Listen to Beastie Boys, 'Make Some Noise'