25 years ago, this infectious and high-energy hip-hop track infused with futuristic beats and catchy melodies was released to the universe.

“Intergalactic” is a song by American hip hop group Beastie Boys. It was released as the lead single from their fifth studio album, Hello Nasty, on June 2, 1998. The song was written by the Beastie Boys and produced by the Dust Brothers.

“Intergalactic” is a hip hop song with a strong funk influence. The song’s lyrics are about space travel and the search for new worlds. The song has been praised for its catchy melody, its clever lyrics, and its energetic performance.

“Intergalactic” was a commercial success, reaching number 28 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the United States and number five on the UK Singles Chart. The song has also been certified Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).

The music video for “Intergalactic” was directed by Adam Yauch under the pseudonym Nathanial Hörnblowér. The video is a parody of Japanese kaiju films. The video was a critical and commercial success, and it has been viewed over 100 million times on YouTube.

“Intergalactic” is one of the Beastie Boys’ most popular songs and it is considered to be one of the best hip hop songs of the 1990s. The song is a fun and energetic ode to space travel.

Fun Fact

A fun fact about “Intergalactic” by Beastie Boys is that the iconic robotic voice heard throughout the song was created using a toy voice changer called the “Speak & Spell.” The Beastie Boys manipulated the toy to achieve the distinctive sound, adding a futuristic and otherworldly element to the track.

About the Artist

The Beastie Boys were an American hip hop group formed in New York City in 1978. The group consisted of Michael “Mike D” Diamond, Adam “MCA” Yauch, and Adam “Ad-Rock” Horovitz. The Beastie Boys were one of the first white hip hop groups to achieve mainstream success, and they helped to break down racial barriers in the genre. The group released six studio albums, all of which were successful. They also won three Grammy Awards. The Beastie Boys were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2007.

The Beastie Boys were known for their unique blend of hip hop, punk rock, and other genres. They were also known for their irreverent humor and their willingness to experiment. The group’s music was often political and socially conscious. The Beastie Boys were one of the most influential hip hop groups of all time. They helped to shape the sound of hip hop and they inspired a generation of rappers.

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