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

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

By Mike Tuttle July 27, 2014

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 …

Beastie Boys And GoldieBlox Settle Lawsuit Beastie Boys And GoldieBlox Settle Lawsuit

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 …

Beastie Boys Settle “Girl” Lawsuit 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’ …

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

Beastie Boys Song ‘Girls’ Parody Turns Into Lawsuit Beastie Boys Song ‘Girls’ Parody Turns Into Lawsuit
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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 …

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

Beastie Boys Lawsuit: Label Sues for Infringement Beastie Boys Lawsuit: Label Sues for Infringement

The Beastie Boys lawsuit couldn’t have arrived at a more inopportune moment. One day before Adam “MCA” Yauch died from cancer, record label Tuf America dropped a legal bombshell on the group: A few of the songs appearing on both …

Every Opening Line From Adam "MCA" Yauch Every Opening Line From Adam "MCA" Yauch

Adam “MCA” Yauch was taken from us entirely too early after losing his battle with cancer. In the aftermath of the Yauch’s death, there have been a ton of heartfelt tributes and memorials for the fallen MC. Rightfully so. One …

Viacom Stomps on Adam Yauch's Grave Viacom Stomps on Adam Yauch's Grave
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After the recent death of Beastie Boy Adam Yauch, Chappelle Show co-creator Neil Brennen (he’s the one taking notes when Chappelle and his friends were hanging out) posted a video from an unaired episode of The Beastie Boys performing “The …

Adam Yauch, Beastie Boys Co-Founder, Dead at 47 Adam Yauch, Beastie Boys Co-Founder, Dead at 47

Adam Yauch, MCA to those who followed the influential and ground-breaking hip-hop group the Beastie Boys, has passed away. Yauch had been battling cancer since 2009, which ultimately prevented the group from doing any sort of promotion for their last …

Mike D Wants True Net Neutrality from AT&T Mike D Wants True Net Neutrality from AT&T
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When AT&T holds their next annual shareholder voting process, the SEC is commanding that net neutrality be included in the list of items to be voted on. This means shareholders will be allowed to at least influence AT&T’s postion on …

Beastie Boys Debut New Video on Funny or Die Beastie Boys Debut New Video on Funny or Die

Although the Beastie Boys previously used MTV’s online arm to promote their return, they’ve turned to another, perhaps more popular outlet to promote their new music video for the song “Don’t Play No Game That I Can’t Win.” Instead of …

Happy Fathers Day From The Beastie Boys Happy Fathers Day From The Beastie Boys
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The Beastie Boys have sure embraced viral marketing in past few months. They made a splash back in April when their star studded “Fight For Your Right Revisited Trailer” blew up the interwebs. The video, which served as a promotion …

Beasties Boys Go Viral Beasties Boys Go Viral

We all know the Internet has fundamentally changed the way people are marketed to. Whether it’s a barrage of promotional tweets, online coupons, Facebook product pages, or the J.J. Abrams method of promoting a movie, without the Internet being such …