Michael L. Diamond, also known as Mike D (born November 201965), is a founding member of New York hip hop trio the Beastie Boys. Mike D raps, sings, and plays drums alongside fellow members Adrock, MCA, Money Mark and Mix Master Mike.
"Seven hundred bucks, but he asked for two thousand dollars. I thought it was kind of fly that he asked for $2000.00, and I bartered Bob Dylan down. That's my proudest sampling deal.
"He goes, 'I'd love to do it for you guys, but it's 'Back In Black' - one of the top three songs we've ever written!' Whatever. AC/DC could not get with the sample concept. They were just like, 'Nothing against you guys, but we just don't endorse sampling.'
GOVERNORS STATE UNIVERSITY DISTINGUISHED LECTURER MICHAEL DIAMOND TO DISCUSS IMPACT OF GLOBALIZATION ON CHICAGO AREA
Mar 27, 2006; Governors State University issued the following news release: The College of Arts and Sciences at Governors State University will...