Hate language and symbolism spotted at New York City park named after deceased Beastie Boys member Adam Yauch.
The Beastie Boys are embroiled in a brewing legal matter involving the use of one of their earlier tracks, “Girls.” A start-up company in California used the song without permission, then filed a suit against the group claiming a right to use the song. The Beasties and their legal team have responded, adding an interesting […]
Tomorrow (May 4) marks the one-year anniversary of the passing of legendary Beastie Boys’ frontman Adam “MCA” Yauch. To honor his memory, Brooklyn’s Palmetto Playground will officially be renamed Adam Yauch Park.
Always daring to be different, the remaining members of the Beastie Boys – Michael “Mike D” Diamond and Adam “Ad-Rock” Horovitz – have signed a deal to pen an off-kilter memoir for Random House’s Spiegel & Grau.
The closing of any year leads to the inevitable realization that many of our heroes passed away without seeing another. One loss that particularly hit the Hip-Hop community was Adam “MCA” Yauch, and the late Beastie Boys MC covers this week’s new issue of the The New York Times Magazines.
Rolling Stone recently obtained a copy of Adam “MCA” Yauch‘s will that he constructed shortly before he passed away. The Beastie Boys’ member specifically prohibits the use of his music and “artistic property” for advertising purposes after his death. “Notwithstanding anything to the contrary, in no event may my image or name or any music or […]
August 5th marks what would have been the 48th birthday of the Beastie Boys’ Adam “MCA” Yauch. To honor that day, fans will be organizing a walking tour on August 4th, starting at 9am in New York City. Gothamist reports that the tour will hit all vital landmarks pertinent to the Beastie Boys and Yauch’s legacy. […]
News of Adam Yauch’s (aka MCA) death arrived earlier today as the 47 year-old rap legend lost his battle with cancer. While the Beastie Boys were a vital part of Hip-Hop’s formative years, their contributions echo to this day. Musically, the Boys were something of a melting pot–fusing various elements of sound within a rap […]