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After Their Park Was Defaced With Swastikas, Kids Spread Messages Of Love

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 11.28.2016 | Parents

On Nov. 18, residents of Brooklyn Heights in New York discovered spray-painted swastikas and the words “Go Trump” at a local park named in honor o...

'Go Trump,' Swastikas Spray-Painted At Beastie Boy's Memorial Park

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 11.20.2016 | Religion

A memorial park honoring Beastie Boys member Adam Yauch was found defaced with anti-Semitic graffiti Friday, spray-painted with swastikas and the word...

Tech Distraction and 'Ill Communication'

Denise Lisi DeRosa | Posted 06.03.2016 | Parents
Denise Lisi DeRosa

In 1994 the Beastie Boys released their multi-platinum selling hip-hop album Ill Communication. The title, and lyrics throughout, reference the break-...

The Lost Art of Kindness: Cyberbullying, an Ever-Growing Issue

Alicia Cook | Posted 08.12.2016 | Technology
Alicia Cook

When I attended elementary, middle and high school, things were different. There was no real anonymity. I knew which classmates wanted to humiliate me. I sat next to them in class. They would sign their actual names on their mean notes to me in between periods.

The Beastie Boys Are Officially Done

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 03.25.2015 | Entertainment

In interviews with The Daily Beast and GQ, Adam Horovitz, aka Ad-Rock, has confirmed the Beastie Boys are indeed done making music following the 2012 ...

Watch Beastie Boys' Unreleased 'Too Many Rappers' Video Featuring Nas

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 01.13.2015 | Entertainment

The unreleased video for Beastie Boys' track "Too Many Rappers" surfaced on the Internet Monday afternoon, coming from their 2011 and final album, "Ho...

The Toymakers: Bill McMullen (Video) | Posted 03.09.2015 | Arts

The artist/graphic designer started out making flyers for bands during his college days. After moving to New York from San Diego, he landed a coveted job as an art director at the legendary Def Jam, creating iconic artwork for some of the label's biggest records, working closely with the Beastie Boys.

Spill The Blood -- Book Review: Slayer 66 2/3: The Jeff and Dave Years by D.X. Ferris

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 01.16.2015 | Books
Michael Nirenberg

This book is an historical offering to the metal gods and it will grow in importance as the genre evolves, and mutates into something totally new.

I am the Jackie Robinson of Hip Hop Graphic Design!

Brad Puet | Posted 01.10.2015 | Arts
Brad Puet

It was 1987. I had just gotten off work and walked across the Kitsap Mall to Sam Goody to look for this album. I heard that it had just got out and...

MIKE D: The Art of Pioneering the Hip Hop Marginalized Subculture of South Bronx to the Global Music Scene.

One World with Deepak Chopra | Posted 09.27.2014 | Entertainment
One World with Deepak Chopra

Regardless of your particular tastes in music, it is likely that you are familiar with Mike D or at the very least with the band that made him a house...

Beastie Boys Tell Schwarzenegger He Can't Use Their Song

rollingstonelogo | Posted 06.03.2014 | Entertainment

The following article is provided by Rolling Stone. By DANIEL KREPS Arnold Schwarzenegger's film "Sabotage" quietly hit movie theaters in March,...

These 'Buddhist Monks' Are Breakdancing For A Very Good Reason

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 05.05.2014 | Religion

Visitors to New York City's Union Square were greeted by an unusual sight on Friday-- a group of men, dressed like Tibetan Buddhist monks, breakdancin...

GoldieBlox To Apologize For Beastie Boys Debacle

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 03.18.2014 | Parents

In an end to one of the biggest intellectual property battles of last year, the Beastie Boys have settled a back-and-forth legal battle with GoldieBlo...

Beastie Boys Fan's Dream DENIED

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 01.31.2014 | New York

Sorry, New Yorkers: There won't be a "Beastie Boy Square" in the city. A Manhattan community board shot down Brooklyn resident LeRoy McCarthy's re...

Dog Ears Music: Festival of Sleep Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 03.05.2014 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's playlist includes music by Azure Ray, Bat for Lashes, The Everly Brothers, Fats Waller, Iron & Wine, and more.

GoldieBlox Pulls Beastie Boys Song From Hugely Popular Video

The Huffington Post | Benjamin Hart | Posted 11.27.2013 | Parents

The much-buzzed copyright battle between GoldieBlox and The Beastie Boys could soon be over. On Wednesday, GoldieBlox founder and CEO Debbie Sterli...

The Beastie Boys Are Not Fans Of That Viral Video

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 11.25.2013 | Parents

Millions of viewers around the world may love the GoldieBlox commercial that soared to Internet fame last week, but apparently the Beastie Boys aren't...

Hip Hop in the Rock Hall Is Cool

David Wild | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
David Wild

In recent years, I've grown tired of hearing people who would classify themselves as music lovers offering vaguely snide comments about rap and Hip hop artists making the grade in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

WATCH: Beastie Boys + Librarians = EPIC!

William Goodman | Posted 08.19.2013 | Books

While a number of things may come to mind when reflecting upon director Spike Jonze's 1994 classic music video for the Beastie Boys' hit song "Sabotag...

Stars in a Record Store

Binky Philips | Posted 07.17.2013 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

Running a record store on St Mark's Place in the East Village during the 1980s put me in the dead-center middle of an exploding mecca of pop culture.

Adam Yauch Playground Now Forever in Brooklyn

Christopher Herz | Posted 07.03.2013 | New York
Christopher Herz

Hanging on jungle gym bars in what, before today, was known as Palmetto Playground in Brooklyn Heights, fans of Adam Yauch (MCA) gathered for the renaming of a park that the young Beastie Boy played in as a child.

LOOK: This Is Your Brain On Mike Dee

Posted 04.30.2013 | Miami

If you're following the Miami Dolphins' bid to secure public funds for shiny new stadium improvements as closely as we are, what's going on in your br...

What's Ahead For The Beastie Boys

rollingstonelogo | Posted 04.29.2013 | Entertainment

The following article is provided by Rolling Stone. By ERIC R. DANTON The Beastie Boys are planning a memoir commemorating their music and caree...

Kanye West Is Being Sued For Sampling

Posted 11.30.2012 | Entertainment

A New York label is suing Kanye West, claiming the Grammy-winning rapper illegally used portions of a 1969 song by New Orleans legend Eddie Bo on his ...

Beastie Boys Already Have To Sue To Uphold Adam Yauch's Will

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 08.13.2012 | Entertainment

The Beastie Boys are suing Monster Energy Drink for using their music and names in promotional videos. This news comes immediately after the revelatio...