Beastie Boys among several Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees


(JTA) — The Beastie Boys were among several bands and performers inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at its 27th induction ceremony

Three Jewish musicians make up the pioneering hip-hop group, which was inducted Saturday night at the Public Auditorium in downtown Cleveland — the third time the ceremony has been held in the city that hosts the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum.

Joining the Beastie Boys were Guns N’ Roses and  the Red Hot Chili Peppers, as well as Donovan, Laura Nyro, The Small Faces, The Crickets, The Famous Flames, The Midnighters, The Comets, The Blue Caps and The Miracles.

The Beastie Boys are Mike D (Michael Diamond), MCA (Adam Yauch) and Ad-Rock (Adam Horowitz).


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