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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Beastie Boys’

Beastie Boys: Here’s How Ad-Rock Could Get His Role In ‘Walking Dead’

The Walking Dead is currently on hiatus so it’s the perfect time for Ad-Rock of the Beastie Boys to pitch his ideas to Greg Nicotero. Ad-Rock, who’s known in real life as Adam Horowitz, is unabashed in his love for the epic zombie TV show. “I f—ing love that show,” Horowitz confessed. “Every moment of that show.… I would love …

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Beastie Boys: Judge Backs Band; Monster Energy Drink Has to Pay Up

The Beastie Boys sued Monster Beverage Corporation, the energy drink maker, earlier this year. At issue was a promotional video that Monster put together that prominently featured the Beastie Boys’ music.The Beastie Boys won that lawsuit. But it ended up before a judge again. Now the surviving members of The Beastie Boys have been handed a second victory. But why …

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Beastie Boys’ “Paul’s Boutique”: 25 Years of Beats

When the Beastie Boys made their first album, License to Ill, the sales went through the roof. The hit single “(You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (To Party!)” had taken MTV by storm. Then came “No Sleep till Brooklyn,” “Paul Revere,” and “Brass Monkey.” The Beasties were on top, and were ready to pop a second album. But things went …

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Ben Stiller’s New Film Features A Hip Hop Favorite

According to Spin, Beastie Boy Adam Horovitz, AKA Ad-Rock, will be featured in Ben Stiller’s new film While We’re Young. The drama also stars Naomi Watts, Amanda Seyfried, Adam Driver, and Charles Grodin. It was directed by Noah Baumbach, the filmmaker who helmed several critically acclaimed dramas including the black-and-white Francis Ha and The Squid and the Whale. It was …

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Beastie Boys Reveal Sad News For Fans

The Beastie Boys are done putting out new music. Michael “Mike D” Diamond revealed that he and Adam “Ad-Rock” Horovitz will never make new music again as the Beastie Boys after the death of fellow original band member Adam “MCA” Yauch, who died from cancer in 2012. Diamond stated, “We have not been able to tour since MCA, Adam Yauch, …

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Beastie Boys “Girls” Gets Feminist Remake

Remember the Beastie Boys classic 1987 hit Girls? Here’s a few lines in case you need to refresh your memory: Girls, to do the dishes Girls, to clean up my room Girls, to do the laundry Girls, and in the bathroom Girls, that’s all I really want is girls Two at a time, I want girls With new wave hairdos, …

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Beastie Boys: MCA Day Attracts Breakdancing Buddhist Monks

The Beastie Boys is one of the most influential hip-hop groups of all time. That’s why it was a blow to hip-hop and music in general when Adam Yauch, also known as MCA, died in 2012 from cancer. Fans now gather on the anniversary of his death to celebrate his life and music. For 2014’s MCA Day in New York …

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Beastie Boys And GoldieBlox Settle Lawsuit Over Use Of ‘Girls’ Song

Rapcore band Beastie Boys has finally settled their battle with the Oakland-based toy company GoldieBlox. The news was reported in the Oakland Tribune, but other details regarding the amount of settlement was not disclosed. GoldieBlox is geared towards manufacturing construction and engineering toys for girls in order to break stereotypes. In one of their advertisements, Princess Machine, the company used …

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Beastie Boys Settle “Girl” Lawsuit

You may have seen the YouTube ad video that showed a bunch of young girls turning up their noses as traditional girl toys and choosing to make a Rube Goldberg device while singing their own version of the Beastie Boys’ song Girls. If you didn’t see the video, you probably heard all the hype about the lawsuit when it made …

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Alex Trebek Raps, And He Isn’t That Bad Either

When Bronx DJ Kool Herc invented Hip Hop back in the late 70s, he probably had no idea it would turn into such a cultural phenomenon in the United States and around the globe. And it’s also safe to assume that he probably didn’t expect Jeopardy host, Alex Trebek, to start spitting rap lyrics either–but strangely enough he did. On …

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Beastie Boys Song ‘Girls’ Parody Turns Into Lawsuit

The Beastie Boys’ 1986 album License to Ill included a single entitled, “Girls,” in which the group sings, “Girls to do the dishes/Girls to clean up my room/Girls to do the laundry/Girls and in the bathroom.” Now, a toy company has used that song in a spoof empowering girls, promoting academia instead of being “Princesses.” GoldieBlox, a San Francisco toy …

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Listen All Y’all, It’s A Sabotage (With Kids)

Earlier this month the music world was hit with the loss of Beastie Boys co-founder Adam Yauch, better known as “MCA.” The legendary artist had been fighting a battle with cancer after discovering a tumor in his salivary gland back in 2009. Tributes for the late Yauch rolled in from all over the place, while fans as well as colleagues …

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