In 1987, the Beastie Boys released the single "(You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (To Party!)" from their debut album "Licensed to Ill." More than three decades later, the Beastie Boys trended nationwide on Twitter during the final day of Donald Trump's impeachment trial.
The chorus of the song is, "you gotta fight for your right to party!"
Many Twitter users were disappointed that the song wasn't included in the montage. Here's some of what people were saying:
Beastie Boys said it too! Let's include them in the montage! #ImpeachmentTrial https://t.co/q4sbV2PVxf— Leann (@Leann)1613152381.0
Damning video of The Beastie Boys imploring teens, "you gotta fight!" They went on to say, "for your right to party… https://t.co/jJfNL40pmj— Brendan Keefe (@Brendan Keefe)1613156067.0
Basically, this is the Trump Team argument: When the Beastie Boys sang you need to "fight" for your right to party… https://t.co/tenwdN372M— Eric Schmeltzer 🇺🇸 (@Eric Schmeltzer 🇺🇸)1613152503.0
Trump's defense's argument is that when the Beastie Boys sang you need to "fight" for your right to party, either i… https://t.co/DUQDMlqT2R— VoteVets (@VoteVets)1613154018.0
Does Trump's lawyer also think the Beastie Boys advocated for a storming of the Capitol when they said "you have to… https://t.co/rQ7mrGkVyp— Stephen Punwasi (@Stephen Punwasi)1613154075.0
According to the GOP, The Beastie Boys became a violent organization in 1989 when they released "You gotta Fight, for your Right, to Party!"— Qasim Rashid, Esq. (@Qasim Rashid, Esq.)1613152689.0
Sorry, but I'm blaming The Beastie Boys for all American violence due to the call to "Fight... for your right... to party!"— Christopher Vanucci (@Christopher Vanucci)1613157678.0
‘You gotta fight for your right to party’ let’s blame it on the Beastie Boys.— NoelCaslerComedy (@NoelCaslerComedy)1613152549.0
If they’re going to mention Madonna shouldn’t they include the people who really started this insurrection? The bea… https://t.co/RqYF5TlkUG— John Di Domenico (@John Di Domenico)1613156845.0
Watch the music video:
Beastie Boys - (You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party) (Official Music Video) www.youtube.com