We told you previously that popular 90’s rap trio the Beastie Boys will be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame this April, and now it’s been announced that hip-hop legend Chuck D will get the induction honors. Dope! Details below.

Marisa Mendez

(AHH) – It was recently announced that 25 years after their Def Jam debut album Licensed To Ill was released, Brooklyn rapping trio The Beastie Boys will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame by Chuck D of Public Enemy.

The induction ceremony, which takes place on April 14th, will air on HBO at 9 p.m. on May 5th and will include, along with The Beastie Boys, the induction of acts Small Faces, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Laura Nyro.

Throughout their career Mike D, MCA, Ad-Rock and Mix Master Mike have released eight studio albums, garnered 10 Grammy Award-nominations, three of which they won, and have been nominated for over 15 MTV Music Awards.