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 […]
The Beastie Boys performed “The New Style,” off their debut album Licensed To Ill, for the third season of Chappelle’s Show. The footage never aired since Dave Chappelle decided to bounce, but yesterday the show’s co-founder Neal Brennan uploaded the clip to YouTube in light of the recent passing of Adam “MCA” Yauch. Heavily sampled […]
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 […]
It’s a sad day in Hip-Hop. TMZ reports the Adam “MCA” Yauch of seminal Hip-Hop act the Beastie Boys has passed away. Yauch had been battling cancer for years. Recently, the Beastie Boys were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Yauch was scheduled to attend and perform before cancelling at the […]
The Beastie Boys have confirmed to fans that their long awaited eighth album is on the way. According an interview with Rolling Stone, fans can expect the new album, entitled Hot Sauce Committee Pt. 1, to drop sometime in September. “We’ve been letting it age,” Mike D said. “The writing is the growing of the […]