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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.

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.

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...

Mets Need to Ditch Closer (Song)

Kris LoPresto | Posted 08.19.2012 | Sports
Kris LoPresto

They left all these, but they felt the need to keep this 1974 hit? What gives? Is Bachman Turner Overdrive huge Mets fans or something? When the Yankees win at home they play Frank Sinatra's New York, New York. It's great.

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...

Beastie Boy Discusses MCA's Death For First Time

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.23.2012 | Entertainment

For the first time since Adam Yauch, MCA of the Beastie Boys, passed away, a member of the group has spoken out about his untimely death. In a new ...

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'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."