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Here's a Little Something for Ya Click for Lyrics

First Appearance: Hot Sauce Committee Part Two, April 2011
Written and Produced by: Beastie Boys
Published by: Brooklyn Dust Music/Universal-Polygram International Publishing Inc. (ASCAP)
Recorded by: Beastie Boys, Jon Weiner, and Andre Kelman at Oscilloscope Laboratories
Mixed by: Beastie Boys and Philippe Zdar at Electric Lady Studios, NYC; Assistant Mix Engineer: Pet Bischoff
Mastered by: Vlado Meller at Universal Mastering Studios, NY; Assisted by Mark Santangelo

Behind the Beats and Lyrics...


  • "Kein Fleisch" by Franz Konkle


  • Break north - an expression meaning to get away from something or someone, often from the police
  • Witness protection - protection of a threatened witness, before, during and after a trial, usually by police
  • Queens - the easternmost borough of New York City, located on Long Island
  • Brooklyn - New York City borough on the western end of Long Island; the most populous of New York City's five boroughs
  • Flak guns - a tertiary weapon used on war vehicles in the Star Wars films and stories
  • John Salley (1964- ) - an American professional basketball player, who has played for the Detroit Pistons, Miami Heat, Toronto Raptors, Chicago Bulls, Panathinaikos BC, and Los Angeles Lakers
  • Andre Leon Talley (1949- ) - an American fashion critic and former editor-at-large for Vogue magazine
  • Dr. Bombay - a character on the television series Bewitched (1964-1972), portrayed by Bernard Fox
  • Excedrin - a brand name for an over-the-counter headache pain reliever
  • Tippi Hedren (1930- ) - an American actress, best known for her roles in Alfred Hitchcock's films The Birds and Marnie
  • La-Z-Boy recliner - a brand name for an armchair that reclines when the occupant lowers the chair's back and raises its front
  • Mr. Softee - an ice cream truck franchise popular in the Northeast, particularly in New York City

Sample & Reference Breakdown

  • "The tick to the tock of the Mike D watch" - refers to the Nixon Time Teller P watch designed by Mike D
  • "And if you're feeling chilly I'm-a get you a shawl" - lyrics refer to those in "Crawlspace" on To the 5 Boroughs ("You look a little chilly, can I get you a shawl?")
  • "Queens up front, Brooklyn's in the back" - lyrics are reminiscent to those in "No Sleep till Brooklyn" on Licensed to Ill ("With dice in the front and Brooklyn's in the back")

Released Versions:

Here's a Little Something for Ya
Here's a Little Something for Ya (Acappella)
Here's a Little Something for Ya (BT Remix)
Here's a Little Something for Ya (Clean)
Here's a Little Something for Ya (DJ Shadow Dry Remix)
Here's a Little Something for Ya (DJ Shadow Wet Remix)
Here's a Little Something for Ya vs. the Number Song (DJ Shadow Remix)
Heres A Little Somethin For Ya (DJBC Remix)


No Known Performances in Concert.
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