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Adam Yauch

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...

Beastie Boys Slam Toy Company With Lawsuit

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents

Excitement over toy company GoldieBlox’s girl power message is getting buried by its escalating legal battle with the Beastie Boys, whose song “Gi...

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...

10 Things You Can Do Today to Start Solving the Plastic Water Bottle Problem

Norm Schriever | Posted 08.30.2013 | Green
Norm Schriever

What can you, the regular consumer or family, do to help?

Plastic Water Bottles Causing Flood of Harm to Our Environment.

Norm Schriever | Posted 09.28.2013 | Green
Norm Schriever

The damage from the bottled water industry isn't just to our intelligence and our wallets; it's also to the world we live in. We're severely harming the land, air and water around us, while the rest of the world pays the price for our thoughtless over-consumption.

PHOTOS: Park Renamed After Late Beastie Boy

AP | Posted 05.04.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- A New York City playground where the late Beastie Boy Adam Yauch learned to ride a bike as a child has been renamed in his honor. City of...

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.

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 ...

Adam Yauch's Last Badass Move

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 08.10.2012 | Entertainment

Adam "MCA" Yauch was known for doing things his own way -- and doing them well. It should perhaps come as no surprise, then, that the late Beastie Boy...

Billy Corgan's a Pumpkin 'No Matter Who's Around Me'; The Darkness Serve Up 'Hot Cakes'

Jon Chattman | Posted 09.02.2012 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

The new Pumpkins record is called Oceania, a 13-track album that's part of their grander 44-song work-in-progress Teargarden by Kaleidyscope.

The Week In Art

Posted 06.02.2012 | Arts

This week we heard the heartwarming story behind a Beastie Boys fan's tribute to Adam Yauch, with a little help from Shepard Fairey. We also saw some ...

Amazing Story Behind Shepard's MCA Billboard

Posted 06.01.2012 | Arts

From Obama to Occupy, a majority of the historic moments of our time have been made iconic through the eyes of street artist Shepard Fairey. Thus it c...

TASTES LIKE TEEN SPIRIT: These Two Rockers Are Inspiring New Cocktails

David Moye | Posted 07.21.2012 | Weird News
David Moye

The music of Kurt Cobain and Adam Yauch has inspired some San Diego mixologists to create cocktails designed to be paired with their music.

Whitney Houston Tribute At 'Billboard Music Awards'

Posted 05.29.2012 | Entertainment

There were several tributes to fallen musical icons on "The 2012 Billboard Music Awards" (Sun., 8 p.m. ET on ABC), including an impromptu moment of si...

WATCH: Beastie Boy Adam Yauch Honored In NY Senate

Posted 05.16.2012 | New York

Beastie Boy Adam "MCA" Yauch was officially honored by the New York State Senate this week. Young Senator Daniel Squadron, who represents Yauch's ...

LOOK: 'Solid Gold Hits' Showcases Old Photos Of The Beastie Boys

Posted 05.15.2012 | New York

Following the untimely death of Beastie Boy Adam Yauch, many retrospectives and tributes on MCA and the Beastie Boys have popped up. But one such exhi...

WATCH: Adorable Kids Pay Tribute To MCA With 'Sabotage Remake

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 05.15.2012 | Entertainment

Countless musicians -- from Coldplay to the Red Hot Chili Peppers -- and celebrities have paid tribute to honor Adam "MCA" Yauch, the late Beastie Bo...

Adam Yauch on Happiness: Part Two

Randy Taran | Posted 07.11.2012 | Celebrity
Randy Taran

I look at music like it's a form of communication. In some ways it's more abstract than having a conversation or writing a book. I think that's really the key.

Adam Yauch's Work in Tibet More Important Than Ever

Kyle Scott | Posted 07.10.2012 | Impact
Kyle Scott

When Adam Yauch died, his family and friends lost someone they loved. The rest of us lost someone we knew of and whose work we loved. The Tibetan people lost one of their most high-profile supporters in the U.S.

Adam Yauch on Happiness: Part One

Randy Taran | Posted 07.10.2012 | Celebrity
Randy Taran

"Everything we do affects other people. Every action that we take has some motivation of either being selfish or altruistic. All that adds up."

Open Letter to the Miami Radio Stations

Joanna Popper | Posted 07.10.2012 | Miami
Joanna Popper

Why have Miami Radio Stations not played any Beastie Boys songs since MCA died May 4?

MCA's First Line In Every Beastie Boys Song, College Humor's Tribute (WATCH)

Posted 05.09.2012 | College

College Humor's tribute to MCA is a must-see for any big Beastie Boys fan. Adam Yauch's death was confirmed last week with a statement posted on th...

Mike Hogan

Run-D.M.C. Member's Awesome MCA Memory

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Hogan | Posted 05.09.2012 | Entertainment

At last night's gala benefit for The Moth, a non-profit dedicated to the art of storytelling, Darryl "D.M.C." McDaniels shared a few memories of Adam ...

I Take "The Pollywog EP" On Consignment From Adam Yauch, I Play In A Band With Richie Teeter

Binky Philips | Posted 07.08.2012 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

I won't take up too much of your time here. Just had a few thoughts on Adam "MCA" Yauch... and Richie Teeter. We lost Richie Teeter about 3 weeks before we lost Adam. F**king cancer!

Beastie Boys Hit With Big Lawsuit

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 05.08.2012 | Entertainment

Today in really unfortunate timing: The Beastie Boys have been hit with a copyright infringement lawsuit over samples used on Licensed to Ill and Paul...