The Young Aborigines
|The Young Aborigines|
|Origin||New York City, New York, United States|
|Associated acts||Beastie Boys, Run-D.M.C., Mix Master Mike, DJ Hurricane, BS 2000, Q-Tip, The Latch Brothers, The Roots, Nas, Cypress Hill, Biz Markie, Luscious Jackson|
|Past members||Michael Diamond
When Jeremy Shatan left the Young Aborigines in 1981, Adam Yauch replaced him on bass. Schellenbach moved to drums, while Diamond covered vocal duties. The band changed their name to the Beastie Boys. The Beastie Boys would later achieve success as a hip hop band.
On the 1992 single Skills to Pay the Bills by Beastie Boys, Mike D raps "I'm the original Young Aboriginal/Continued evolution of an individual."
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