Hey Ladies (3:49)

Cover of Paul's Boutique

From Paul's Boutique and 17 other releases

“Hey Ladies” is a song by American hip hop group the Beastie Boys, featured on their album Paul’s Boutique. It was the album’s only charting single, hitting #36 on the Billboard Hot 100. It is also the first single in history to chart in the Top 20 of both the Billboard Hot Rap Singles and Modern Rock Tracks charts, hitting #10 on the former and #18 on the latter. It also appears on Beastie Boys Anthology: The Sounds of Science. Its first 15 seconds contain a noteworthy instance of stereo panning.

Samples:
* “The Ballroom Blitz” by Sweet
* “Party Time” by Kurtis Blow
* “Holy Ghost” by the Bar-Kays
* “Shake Your Pants” by Cameo
* “Pumpin’ it Up” by P-Funk All Stars
* “Jungle Boogie” by Kool & the Gang
* “Machine Gun” by The Commodores
* “Jazzy Sensation” by Afrika Bambaataa
* “Change Le Beat/B-Side” by Fab 5 Freddy
* “Come Let Me Love You” by Jeanette “Lady” Day
* “Dance Floor”, & “So Ruff, So Tuff” by Zapp & Roger
* “Ain’t It Funky Now” & “Funky President” by James Brown
* “Hey DJ” by Malcolm McLaren & the World Famous Supreme Team
* “High Power Rap” by Crash Crew
Pop culture references in the song:
* Sadaharu Oh
* Tom Thumb
* Chuck Woolery
* Grand Canyon
* Welcome Back, Kotter
* James at 15
* Chachi
* Charles in Charge
* Cadillac Coupe de Ville
* Vincent Van Gogh

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Hey ladies in the place I'm callin' out to ya
There never was a city kid truer and bluer
There's more to me than you'll ever know
And I've got more hits than Sadaharu Oh

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    6 Nov 9:06pm Reply
  • ubermenschean

    10/10

    17 Aug 8:34am Reply
  • lagunabeachlive

    life was good back then.... :)

    5 Sep 2013 Reply
  • Taiteki

    HEY LADIES! Get funkyyy!

    5 Apr 2013 Reply
  • Agilipuppy

    A gorilla like your mother is mighty WEEEEEEEEEAK

    22 Mar 2013 Reply
  • birdturd93

    If you can't get down to this song then you're hopeless. (3)

    17 Feb 2013 Reply
  • christles

    Haha, classic.

    5 Dec 2012 Reply
  • CanesFan311

    Classic song. Love some Beasties.

    20 Nov 2012 Reply
  • abunono

    Cariñosamente, el acariciaba o interior das súas coxas coa lingua e el acariciaba o triángulo máxico

    15 Aug 2012 Reply
  • danc6433

    Break up with your girl it ended in tears Vincent Van Gogh and mail that ear :)

    28 May 2012 Reply
  • IAJP

    haha i always remember the video for this from when i was a kid. so silly, loved it then and love it now.

    9 May 2012 Reply
  • Malkamillian

    such a cool video.

    8 May 2012 Reply
  • Force_of_Will

    If you can't get down to this song then you're hopeless. [2]

    7 May 2012 Reply
  • doctorjmo

    r.i.p. adam!!!

    5 May 2012 Reply
  • evildeadjedi

    She got a gold tooth you know she's hardcore she show ya a good time then she show ya the door! Such a funkadelic beat too! RIP MCA

    5 May 2012 Reply
  • evildeadjedi

    If you can't get down to this song then you're hopeless.

    5 May 2012 Reply
  • CheezyNoodles

    Love the Ballroom Blitz sample :)

    17 Jan 2012 Reply
  • doctorjmo

    summertime music!!

    15 Dec 2011 Reply
  • Riverstokes

    Gotta be one of the best albums of the 80's!

    30 Nov 2011 Reply
  • dabigcheeze

    Beastie Boys + Dust Brothers = genius.

    17 Nov 2011 Reply
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