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Steve Buscemi, Snoop Dogg And Amy Poehler Will Read 'Beastie Boys Book' To You

By Bob Diehl

October 25, 2018

(RADIO.COM) - Beastie Boys fans are counting down the days until they can read all about the career of the Hip Hop pioneers. Beastie Boys Book, written by surviving members Ad-Rock (Adan Horovitz) and Mike D (Mike Diamond), will be available October 30th.


The book is 600 pages, so if you want to know the story but don’t feel like reading, you can have a long list of celebrities read it to you. We’re now learning that the book will be available in audiobook form, and according to Pitchfork, there will be more than 40 narrators.

Here’s the list:

  • Steve Buscemi
  • Tim Meadows
  • Ada Calhoun
  • Bette Midler
  • Bobby Cannavale
  • Mix Master Mike
  • Exene Cervenka
  • Nas
  • Roy Choi
  • Yoshimi O
  • Jarvis Cocker
  • Rosie Perez
  • Elvis Costello
  • Amy Poehler
  • Chuck D
  • Kelly Reichardt
  • Nadia Dajani
  • John C. Reilly
  • Snoop Dogg
  • Ian Rogers
  • Will Ferrell
  • Maya Rudolph
  • Crosby Fitzgerald
  • Rev Run
  • Randy Gardner
  • Luc Sante
  • Kim Gordon
  • Kate Schellenbach
  • Josh Hamilton
  • MC Serch
  • LL Cool J
  • Chloë Sevigny
  • Spike Jonze
  • Jon Stewart
  • Pat Kiernan
  • Ben Stiller
  • Talib Kweli
  • Wanda Sykes
  • Dave Macklovitch
  • Jeff Tweedy
  • Rachel Maddow
  • Philippe Zdar
  • Michael Diamond
  • Adam Horovitz

Vulture published an excerpt from Beastie Boys Book that details the making of 1989's Paul's Boutique, a favorite of critics and fans alike. Check out "Hey Ladies" here: