Mike D(Beastie Boys) & Stephen Colbert Breakdown The Definition of Illin/Wack

By in Feature, Film/TV on January 16, 2012

Mike D of the (Beastie Boys) & Stephen Colbert breakdown the definition of Illin/Wack in response to the NY times ]crossword puzzle clue reading, “Wack, in hip-hop.” The author, Will Shortz, supplied the answer as “illin’” but as most of know the most common and up-to-date definition of “ill” is the opposite of “wack.” Hip-hop fans (including Julieanne Smolinski) took notice and spoke out against the error.

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