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A-Sides with Jon Chattman: "Climbing Walls" with Strange Talk; Ch-Ch-Check Out the Guy Behind "MCA Day"

Jon Chattman | Posted 06.28.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Grown ups what do they know Living by the stories on the radio Bad news on the TV headlines are made of reality - Strange Talk, "Young Hearts" Listen...

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...

Reminiscing With MC Sha-Rock: Beginning of Women in Hip-Hop Culture

Karim Orange | Posted 01.25.2014 | Black Voices
Karim Orange

When we played superheroes and the other girls wanted to be Wonder Woman or The Bionic Woman, I always wanted to be MC Sha-Rock or Pam Grier. Sha-Rock made me feel like I had a voice, and I could and would be heard.

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...

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...

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 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: 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...

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...

Yauch Rocked: Raised by the Beasties

A-Trak | Posted 07.08.2012 | Entertainment
A-Trak

There is usually one band you can look back on and think "these guys raised me, they remained the definition of cool throughout the years, I wanted to be like them and studied everything they did." For me, and for many others across generations, that was the Beastie Boys.

RIP MCA: Looking at My Gucci, It's About That Time

Joanna Popper | Posted 07.08.2012 | Miami
Joanna Popper

At my 20th high school year reunion, the Beastie Boys brought us back to our raging, hormonal innocence where we learned that it might be okay to be ourselves because the Beasties were doing it.

Adam Yauch, You Were the Cheese, We Were the Macaroni

Summer Pierre | Posted 07.07.2012 | Home
Summer Pierre

When I heard that Adam Yauch had died, it was like learning that one of the guys I went to high school had died. I honestly had not listened to a Beastie Boys album in a few years, but they were one of those bands that inhabited my life.

Beastie Boy Dead: Celebrities React On Twitter

Posted 05.04.2012 | Celebrity

It's a sad day for the music industry: Adam Yauch, rapper, founding member, all-around beloved musician of the Beastie Boys , passed away on Friday at...

Who Knew Chris Rock Liked The Red Hot Chili Peppers?

Posted 03.20.2012 | Entertainment

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced the presenters for this year's induction ceremony, and it looks like its list of presenters is as eclecti...

The Beastie Boys & The Blue Nun: Great Stories from Peter Sichel

Brad Haskel | Posted 07.13.2011 | Home
Brad Haskel

Peter Sichel freely admits, he was never more famous than the time he did that "Beastie Boys Thing".

Will Ferrell, Seth Rogen, Susan Sarandon And More In Star Studded New Film

Posted 06.09.2011 | Entertainment

The Beastie Boys have gone from being rap rebels to having the biggest rolodex in Hollywood. The legendary hip hop group, who shot to fame with the...

Riot Fests & Bloody Wars: Conversations with Less Than Jake and Christopher King, Plus KT Tunstall's Video Exclusive Pt. 2

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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The Beastie Boys, Rush and Contrapuntal Thinking

Ajay Singh Chaudhary | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ajay Singh Chaudhary

The most ambitious and more successful mash-ups often involve either a creative reimagining of one half of that equation or, perhaps even more ambitiously, of entire musical ideas from both sources.

"The Boss" is Everywhere -- Even at Bonnaroo

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

"The Boss" is everywhere these days. You can't escape him even if you tried to, and trust me, I've tried.

Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Nominees Revealed

Billboard | Jonathan Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Madonna, the Beastie Boys, John Mellencamp and Leonard Cohen lead a wildly disparate class of nominees for 2008 induction into the Rock and Roll Hall ...