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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 “Girls” Gets Feminist Remake 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 …

Here's Nas Giving A Talk At Google Here's Nas Giving A Talk At Google

Rap star Nas, who has been getting a lot of media attention for the 20th anniversary of his landmark album Illmatic, recently stopped by Google’s New York office to have a conversation with Sacha Jenkins as part of the “Talks …

50 Cent Promotes New Album On HOT97

50 Cent has become one of the most influential names in hip-hop since he rose to stardom with 2003′s Get Rich or Die Tryin. He has also gained widespread notoriety as the leader of the East Coast hip-hop group G-Unit. …

50 Cent Debuts New Video For ‘Hustler’

Rapper 50 Cent has been hustling throughout his life, and he raps about just that with the debut of his new music video for his song entitled ”Hustler”. The 38-year-old rapper from Southside Jamaica, Queens, debuted his song Monday on New York’s …

Flavor Flav Pleads Guilty To Domestic Violence

Rapper and reality TV star, Flavor Flav, pleaded guilty to a domestic violence charge in Las Vegas. The 55-year-old was sentenced to counseling and probation. Flavor Flav, whose real name is William Jonathan Drayton Jr., admitted to pulling a knife …

Ice Cube On MTV Movie Awards: " We Was Robbed”

Ice Cube expressed his feelings towards not winning the “Best On-Screen Duo” award at the MTV Movie Awards held on Sunday. “We was robbed,” he said on USA Today. The award went to Vin Diesel and Paul Walker for their …

Eminem And Rihanna Perform At MTV Movie Awards

Eminem and Rihanna got the crowd going at the 2014 MTV Movie Awards on Sunday. They headlined the two-hour awards show by singing their hit “The Monster” for the first time on TV. Their performance was an A+ among the …

'Draft Day': Drake's Still The Man Five Years Later

No, it wasn’t just some April Fool’s joke—Drake’s new song “Draft Day” is the real thing. In the single, the Canadian rapper shows off his knowledge of pop culture and current events, even though he claims he doesn’t read the …

Rapper Benzino Shot By Nephew At Funeral

Rapper and reality TV star Benzino was en route to his mother’s funeral when his nephew allegedly opened fire at him from another car. According to the police and Benzino’s own Hip-Hop Weekly magazine, the violent encounter happened along a …

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 …

Tyler, The Creator Arrested At SXSW, Posts $25K Bail Tyler, The Creator Arrested At SXSW, Posts $25K Bail

Tyler, The Creator was arrested this past weekend after encouraging fans to push past security to get into his full-capacity SXSW show in Austin. The Hollywood Reporter has the police report which claims: “The subject encouraged a large crowd on …

Biggie Smalls Remembered 17 Years After His Death Biggie Smalls Remembered 17 Years After His Death

Fans all over the world remembered Biggie Smalls, also known in the music world as The Notorious B.I.G., on the 17th anniversary of his death on Sunday. The rapper had just left a Vibe magazine-hosted event on March 9, 1997 …

Rapper Lil' Boosie Released From Prison Rapper Lil' Boosie Released From Prison

Torrance Hatch, more commonly known as Lil Boosie, was released from Louisiana State Penitentiary on Wednesday night. A press conference is scheduled on March 10. The schedule for the Baton Rouge rapper’s release was slated for May, but Lil Boose …

Da Brat Ordered To Pay $6.4 Million For Assault Da Brat Ordered To Pay $6.4 Million For Assault

A Cobb County court jury has ordered Grammy-nominated rapper Da Brat to pay $6.4 million in damages to the Atlanta cheerleader she assaulted in 2007. The punishment was meted out on Thursday afternoon. Da Brat, whose real name is Shawntae …

50 Cent Celebrates New Audio Line At NASCAR 50 Cent Celebrates New Audio Line At NASCAR

An eager and excited 50 Cent was on a mission at Daytona for two reasons – to launch his SMS audio and headphone line and look for somebody to kiss to celebrate the occasion. However, 50 Cent’s foiled attempt at …

Drake Gets Bumped For Rolling Stone Cover Drake Gets Bumped For Rolling Stone Cover

Canadian recording artist and rapper Drake says he is “disgusted” at Rolling Stone magazine for replacing him on the March issue cover at the last minute. Rolling Stone ran the print with Philip Seymour Hoffman on the front cover instead. …