‘Beastie Boys Story’ Revels in the Blurriness of the Trio’s Mythology

Adam Horovitz, a.k.a. Ad-Rock, a.k.a. one-third of the beloved NYC rap trio Beastie Boys, is back where he belongs: onstage, performing the group’s classic song “Girls.” Yes! “Girls”! Everyone loves “Girls”! You know “Girls,” off their smash debut LP, 1986’s License to Ill. Vibrant, irreverent, ramshackle, hilarious in context, boorish in the extreme, stupid as all hell. The stupidity, at least, holds up. Which is to say that along with performing “Girls,” Horovitz is now performing his profound chagrin that the song “Girls” even exists…

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