The similarity of the Beastie Boys’ tastes and their longtime friendship, which goes back to their teen years, has made them a durable hip-hop entity. “When we’re not touring, we’re recording,” Adam Yauch (aka MCA) tells Adam Bregman of the Dallas Observer. “I’d say we spend the majority of our lives together. Sometimes, I see the band more than my family. We do get pissed at each other. But most of the time we get along pretty well. We’re just having a good time doing what we’re doing.” Read more.