Beastie Boys, Licensed to Ill (1986)

Label: Def Jam/Columbia

Yelawolf: “‘Paul Revere’ was one of the first records in hip-hop that made me go absolutely bonkers. If you could imagine me listening to Journey or Chicago when mom was smoking weed and then walking outside and throwing in this tape in my boy’s car.

“I was just blown away by it, just being so intrigued by this music and not even knowing that it was hip-hop. I had no definition for it. I just knew it was something about this sound that was crazy to me.”