Mick Boogie + Jonathan Mannion = Creating The Cover
Honoring the induction of the Beastie Boys into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Mick Boogie releases his latest mixtape project Grand Royal. For its artwork, the famed producer teamed up with renowned photographer Jonathan Mannion, who has worked with the likes of Jay-Z, Eminem, Aaliyah, Nas and more, to re-shoot the iconic cover from the Beastie’s 1989 classic Paul’s Boutique. Featured video, shot by Sasha and Roman of the amazing CNNCTD+ team, follows both men to the famous LES location where Paul’s Boutique was originally photographed and captures the live energy of the photoshoot. Grand Royal arrives on April 20, and is influenced by Mick Boogie’s three favorite Beastie Boys albums Paul’s Boutique, Check Your Head and Ill Communication. The mix contains remixes, rarities, outtakes, demos and live versions. Stay tuned.