Kid Rock considers himself "probably the biggest fan of the bunch" that performed in honor of the Beastie Boys on Saturday. "That was the soundtrack of my life in seventh grade, the whole 'License to Ill' album," he told Billboard after rehearsing the medley with the Roots and Gym Class Heroes' Travie McCoy. "I compared them to the Led Zeppelin of my day and age; I still stand by that. I think their music's gonna live a long, long time. I think there's a lot of nooks and crannies to be discovered. I still listen to it (and) discover something new and different every time." Rock said a friendship with the Beasties' Mike D made performing in front of the Beasties "probably not as nerve-wracking as it should be. I'm honored."
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