Beastie Boys videography

Adam Yauch • August 5, 1964 – May 4, 2012

Last Friday the world lost a great person. Most of the world, myself included knew him as MCA of the Beastie Boys. As an entertainer, he was an innovator as part of the Beastie Boys, and through his Nathanial Hörnblowér directing numerous music videos and assorted video and film releases. He went beyond an entertainer as an activist, working for the Tibetan independence movement, and organising the Tibetan Freedom Concert. And from what I understand, an all-around great person. He will be missed, but not forgotten.

This is a collection of what I believe should be all the official singles (denoted by a *), and many of the other music videos made. Included is a YouTube link (click the song title), and an alternate link or two when available (as sometimes videos are blocked in some countries). Included as well is the director(s) of each video.

Mike D, Ad-Rock, MCA

Title Source Year Director(s) Alternate link(s)

Holy Snappers | Polly Wog Stew | 1982 | Nathanial Hörnblowér | Dailymotion

*She’s on It | Krush Groove Soundtrack | 1985 | ?? | VEVO, Dailymotion

*Hold It Now, Hit It | Licensed to Ill | 1986 | ?? | VEVO, Dailymotion

*(You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (To Party!) | Licensed to Ill | 1986 | Ric Menello, Adam Dubin | VEVO

*No Sleep till Brooklyn | Licensed to Ill | 1987 | Adam Dubin, Ric Menello | VEVO, Google Video

*Hey Ladies | Paul’s Boutique | 1989 | Adam Bernstein | VEVO

Looking Down the Barrel of a Gun | Paul’s Boutique | 1989 | Nathanial Hörnblowér | VEVO, Dailymotion

*Shake Your Rump | Paul’s Boutique | 1989 | Nathanial Hörnblowér | VEVO, Dailymotion

Shadrach | Paul’s Boutique | 1989 | Nathanial Hörnblowér

Netty’s Girl | “Pass the Mic” single | 1992 | Tamra Davis | Dailymotion

*Pass the Mic | Check Your Head | 1992 | Nathanial Hörnblowér | VEVO, Dailymotion

*So What’cha Want | Check Your Head | 1992 | Nathanial Hörnblowér | VEVO, Dailymotion

*Jimmy James | Check Your Head | 1992 | Nathanial Hörnblowér, Lisa Ann Cabasa | Dailymotion

Time for Livin’ | Check Your Head | 1992 | Spike Jonze

Something’s Got to Give | Check Your Head | 1992 Spike Jones, Nathanial Hörnblowér | VEVO, Dailymotion

Gratitude | Check Your Head | 1993 | David Perez | VEVO, Dailymotion

*Sabotage | Ill Communication | 1994 | Spike Jonze | VEVO, Dailymotion

*Sure Shot | Ill Communication | 1994 | Spike Jonze, Nathanial Hörnblowér | VEVO, Dailymotion

*Root Down | Ill Communication | 1995 | Evan Bernard | VEVO, Dailymotion

*Intergalactic | Hello Nasty | 1998 | Nathanial Hörnblowér | VEVO, Dailymotion

*Body Movin’ (Fatboy Slim remix) | “Body Movin’” Single | 1998 | Nathanial Hörnblowér | VEVO, Dailymotion

*Three MC’s and One DJ | Hello Nasty | 1999 | Nathanial Hörnblowér | VEVO, Dailymotion

*Alive | Beastie Boys Anthology: The Sounds of Science | 1999 | Nathanial Hörnblowér | VEVO, Dailymotion

*Ch-Check It Out | To the 5 Boroughs | 2004 | Nathanial Hörnblowér | YouTube

*Triple Trouble | To the 5 Boroughs | 2004 | Nathanial Hörnblowér

Right Right Now Now | To the 5 Boroughs | 2004 | Nathanial Hörnblowér

An Open Letter to NYC | To the 5 Boroughs | 2005 | ??

Brass Monkey (live) Awesome; I Fuckin’ Shot That! | 2005 | Nathaniel Hörnblowér

Suca De Tangerina | The Mix-Up | 2007 | Spike Jones, Nathanial Hörnblowér VEVO, Dailymotion

The Rat Cage | The Mix-Up | 2007 | Spike Jonze | VEVO, Dailymotion

*Off the Grid | The Mix-Up | 2007 | Spike Jones, Nathanial Hörnblowér | VEVO, Dailymotion

*Make Some Noise | Hot Sauce Committee Part Two | 2011 | Nathanial Hörnblowér | VEVO, full length film – Fight For Your Right (Revisited)

*Don’t Play No Game That I Can’t Win (featuring Santigold) | Hot Sauce Committee Part Two | 2011 | Spike Jonze | VEVO, episodic version

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