Generally favorable reviews- based on 32 Ratings
RawS.Jun 26, 2007Beasties do what they want and have it made. It's that easy. Their sound is a distinct funk. It's throwback, it's relaxed, it's artistic leisure. What do you mean, "what happened"? If you know the anything about the boys and their philosophy, such flagrants doth shant be uttered.… Full Review »
May 6, 2013This album really surprised me thank you Beastie Boys!
When Hip-Hop is really starting to decay and loose its relevance they drop a funky ass instrumental to show today's 'artists' how its done.
I was afraid about the direction the Beastie Boys would take in the current climate of Auto-Tune gangster mixed with R&B trash that dominates the market. Could they stoop as low as Eminem and hook up with Rhianna?!
I feel stupid for even doubting them, they dropped me on my head so hard i had to check it!
This album is so non-controversial it is the most controversial album they have ever done!
(RIP MCA)… Full Review »
Aug 15, 2011I never thought I'd rate an album this low by the Beastie Boys but here it is. The whole album is forgettable. I'm a die-hard fan and I couldn't get the reasoning behind this album. I have friends who have jam sessions sound just as good as this album. I do like their instrumental work on Ill Communication and Check Your Head, however at this point in their career, they need a more complete body of work.… Full Review »