For this book, we imagine if you ask your mom, “Please,” she’ll probably say, “Yes.”
Longtime rap group the Beastie Boys are putting out a memoir, reports the New York Times. Michael Diamond (above, right) and Adam Horovitz (above, left), the surviving members of the group (member Adam Yauch passed away in 2012), have inked a deal with Spiegel & Grau to write a book about their history in the hip-hop world. It is penciled in for a fall 2015 release.
“[The Beastie Boys] are interested in challenging the form and making the book a multidimensional experience. There is a kaleidoscopic frame of reference, and it asks a reader to keep up,” says Grau.
The memoir has been several years in the making, but plans were put on hold when Yauch was diagnosed with cancer.
“After Yauch died, I didn’t push them,” says agent Luke Janklow. “But I think that Adam and Mike ended up realized that it was the right time for them.”
Are you excited about the possibility of a creative, multidimensional memoir from the Beastie Boys?