Mike D facts for kids
|Birth name||Michael Diamond|
|Also known as||Mike D, Country Mike, The King of Lunch, Clarence|
|Born||November 20, 1965|
|Origin||New York, New York, U.S.|
|Genres||Hip hop, rap rock, hardcore punk, alternative hip hop|
|Occupation(s)||Rapper, musician, songwriter, drummer|
|Instruments||Rapping, vocals, drums, percussion, keyboards|
|Labels||Def Jam Records
Grand Royal Records
|Associated acts||Beastie Boys
The Latch Brothers
Diamond co-founded the band "The Young Aborigines" in 1979. They changed the name of the band to the Beastie Boys in 1981. At that time, the band played hardcore punk music. In 1992, he founded his own record label, Grand Royal. He is married to Tamra Davis.
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