Adam Horovitz

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  • Birth Place: New York, New York, United States
  • Profession: Rapper, Actor
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Fast Facts

  • First band was the Young and the Useless, which played hardcore punk.
  • Joined the Beastie Boys in 1983, and the group soon turned from its punk beginnings to rap.
  • Made his big-screen debut in 1985, playing himself in Krush Groove; went on to act in A Kiss Before Dying (1991) and Roadside Prophets (1992).
  • In the early '90s, co-founded the Grand Royal record label, through which the Beasties released their third album, Check Your Head (1992).
  • Known as Ad-Rock or King Ad-Rock in his work with the Beasties.
  • Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (as a member of the Beastie Boys) in 2012.

Awards

  • 2007, Grammy — Best Pop Instrumental Album: Winner
  • 1998, Grammy — Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group: Winner
  • 1998, Grammy — Best Alternative Music Performance: Winner

Relationships

  • Ione Skye — Ex-wife
  • Rachael Horovitz — Sister
  • Matthew Horovitz — Brother
  • Kathleen Hanna — Wife
  • Doris Keefe — Mother
  • Israel Horovitz — Father
  • Hannah Horovitz — Half Sister
  • Oliver Horovitz — Half Brother
  • Gillian Adams — Stepmother

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  • Birth Place: New York, New York, United States
  • Profession: Rapper, Actor