Girls are different from boys, example No. 926: all-gal rappers Northern State vs. old-school fools the Beastie Boys. Both groups come from New York (although the State hails from the mall-ridden sprawl of Long Island, while the Boys are from the mean-ish streets of Brooklyn), both have three very white MCs and both devour pop culture as if it were filet mignon. But here's the difference between the two acts: The Beasties penned lurid, sophomoric lyrics such as "She'd drop to her knees/ If we'd only say please" on their early records,... More >>>