March the 7th 1987 the Beastie Boys ‘Licensed To Ill’ album hit the #1 spot

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It was on March the 7th 1987 that the album ‘Licensed To Ill.’ from the Beastie Boys became the first hip-hop album to hit the number one spot on the Billboard album charts.

Did you know that the Beastie Boys are in the Oxford English Dictionary? well they are,  for the verb ill

intr. U.S. slang (orig. and chiefly in the language of rap and hip-hop). To behave badly or irrationally. Cf. ILL adj. and n. Additions a.

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