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Date: 18 Dec 1999
Show: MTV: MTV News
Country: United States
Promoting: Sounds of Science Anthology
Language: English


In this MTV News clip, the report centers around a letter that Adam Horovitz’s wrote in the magazine Time Out New York (December 16, 1999). The letter was printed along side of the magazine’s review of the Beastie Boys Sounds of Science 2 CD Anthology. In the letter, Adam apologized for the band’s attitude towards gays and lesbians back in 1986-87. The quote used in this news piece stated: “I would like to take this opportunity to formally apologize to the entire gay and lesbian community for the ignorant things we said on our first record Licensed to Ill. There are no excuses but time has healed our stupidity.”

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