The Beastie Boys: true innovators, pioneers, and brilliantly creative. And if that weren't enough, always the soundtrack to a good time, going all the way back to this- the very first song of theirs I heard way back in 1983. Remember when hip-hop was fun and the source of the most creative popular music being made? These guys were at the center of it all.

Rest in peace, MCA- and thank you.