Well, I freak a funky beat like the shit was in a blender
Mike D made this beat. He chopped it up, etc. It’s funky.
The music was something that I made just messing around with my sampler at home, just a real simple but ill moog loop and some simple beats. I remember this being a really fun time, when we would all be working somewhat on stuff at home and then bring it into the studio, and we would all build on it. We would just write, record, and play ball. Q-Tip would usually stop by when he was in town, just to hang out, listen to music, and play some ball. We’d been wanting Tip to get on a track for a while, so one night we played him the track and he was like, “This shit is funky, I could rhyme on this.” So Mario, as usual, wasted no time in handing him the mic. Tip freestyled a few takes, and then we fit our rhymes around his… — Mike Diamond, in the liner notes/(book) for Beastie Boys Anthology: The Sounds of Science.
(Most funky beats come out orange if you freak them properly.)
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