In honor of the Beastie Boys being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame... I thought it's finally the right time to do a mixtape. It's something I've wanted to do for a long time... something people have asked me to do for a long time, actually... but I wanted it to mean something. Now... is the right time. I present to you "Grand Royal."

But I wanted to make it special. Something beyond just an audio experience. I called my friend Jonathan Mannion... the legendary photographer (Jay-Z's first four albums, Eminem, Lil Wayne, Nas, Aaliyah, the list goes on and on), and we decided to re-shoot the iconic cover from the Beastie's 1989 classic "Paul's Boutique."

This video, shot by Sasha and Roman of the amazing CNNCTD+ team, follows us to the famous LES location where "Paul's Boutique" was originally photographed, and the hilarity that ensues.

Enjoy... and download "Grand Royal" from on Friday April 20!


Oh... and check out the limited-edition Mick Boogie / Homage "Grand Royal" tee available here:

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