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The Beastie Boys have signed a deal with New York University's Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music that will give students a chance to produce material in the legendary hip-hop group's Oscilloscope recording studio in New York. 

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Jeff Rabhan, chair of The Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music, revealed the news on Twitter Wednesday:

The initiaitve will bring senior students to Oscilloscope in order to produce, record, and mix original material under the school's Capstone Projects program, which charges those students with developing a "customized, entrepreneurial music business venture," as NYU put it in a statement provided to Billboard

The announcement comes just days after Pharrell Williams was named the NYU Tisch School of the Arts artist-in-residence on Monday. 

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Aside from the Beasties, a plethora of other notable acts such as Jack White, Phoenix, and M.I.A. have recorded at Oscilloscope, according to its website. The Beastie Boys' To The 5 Boroughs, The Mix Up and Hot Sauce Committee Pt. 2 were all recorded there as well.