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Beastie Boys Win $1.7 Mil From Monster Energy In Copyright Suit

Monster will fork over $1.7 million to the Beastie Boys as a result of using their music without permission. A New York Superior Court jury came to the verdict today (June 5) after an eight day trial.


Adam Yauch, in 2008. (Jemal Countess/WireImage)

Breakdancing Monks Honor the Memory of Adam Yauch on ‘MCA Day’

In New York City and for Beastie Boys fans around the world, May 3 has come to be known as MCA Day, an annual event that honors the memory of Adam Yauch, one of the band’s founding members who succumbed to cancer on May 4, 2012.


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Hear Alex Trebek Rap On ‘Jeopardy’ [VIDEO]

LOL! Check out Alex Trebek dropping rhymes from Biggie, Beastie Boys, Grandmaster Flash, Dr Dre and more on ‘Jeopardy!’ It’s awesome!

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Beastie Boys’ Song ‘Girls’ Transformed Into Girl Power Anthem for Toy Ad

One of the Beastie Boys’ earliest and most famously misogynistic hits has been retooled by upstart toy company Goldieblox into a girl power anthem that encourages young girls to have fun with science and engineering.


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Beastie Boy Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch To Be Honored With Brooklyn Playground

Adam Yauch, best known as “MCA” of rap pioneers Beastie Boys, was a major figure not only in popular music, but also in the city of New York, specifically the borough of Brooklyn where he […]


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The Hologram People Want To See At This Year’s Coachella

Everyone was talking about it last year when it happened and it was one of the most amazing performances I have ever seen, only it wasn’t exactly real. I’m talking about the hologram performance of […]

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Chuck D, Tom Morello, DJ Z Trip (Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

Z-Trip On GRAMMY Supergroup “It Never Felt Like Work.”

Capping the 55th GRAMMY Awards, LL Cool J, blink-182‘s Travis Barker, Rage Against The Machine‘s Tom Morello, Public Enemy‘s Chuck D and DJ Z-Trip bridged a wide range of musical genres to unite for a […]


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GRAMMYS Close With Star-Studded Finale

Capping the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards, LL Cool J, blink-182‘s Travis Barker, Rage Against The Machine‘s Tom Morello, Public Enemy‘s Chuck D and DJ Z-Trip crossed a wide range of musical genres to unite for […]


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MCA of the Beastie Boys Makes Sure You Can’t Use His Image or Music

You know how you’ll be watching television and then all of the sudden a celebrity who’s dead is peddling a soda or vacuum cleaner? I think it’s kind of eerie unless it’s something this person […]

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Adam Yauch, aka MCA Of The Beastie Boys, Dead At Age 47

It’s a sad day in the music world. Adam Yauch, also known as MCA of the [lastfm]Beastie Boys[/lastfm], passed away today after a long battle with cancer. He told fans about his condition in July […]


SpongeBob SquarePants Tried to Scam Beastie Boy Adam Horovitz

SpongeBob SquarePants . . . or rather, a criminal dressed as SpongeBob SquarePants . . . tried to scam [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]ADAM HOROVITZ[/lastfm] of the [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]BEASTIE BOYS[/lastfm] on the subway in New York City.


Beastie Boys Confirm Album Release

It sounds like 2011 will be the year of the comeback for the [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Beastie Boys[/lastfm]. Twenty five years after releasing their debut, Licensed to Ill, the Brooklyn-bred group is set to drop once again this year—the […]


Ke$ha To Cover Beastie Boys On Tour

[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Ke$ha[/lastfm]‘s Get $leazy Tour kicks off February 15th in Portland. Not only will Ke$ha be performing hits from her albums Animal and Cannibal, but may include surprise covers from other artists.


Fun With Censorship: Far East Movement And Beastie Boys

What happens when you take perfectly clean songs and insert bleeps in places that they don’t belong?  It makes them sound dirty (but funny) when they really aren’t.  Here is today’s edition of “Fun With […]


LL Cool J, Beastie Boys Nominated for Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Rap pioneers[lastfm]LL Cool J[/lastfm] and the [lastfm]Beastie Boys[/lastfm] have both been nominated, yet again, to be inducted for the new class of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.