Last June, a federal court ruled that Monster Energy Drink would have to pay the Beastie Boys $1.7 million in damages for unauthorized use of their music in promotional materials. But of course, these kinds of suits are always messy, and things didn’t end there: In January, the Beastie Boys filed a motion seeking an […]
Michael Diamond, better known as Mike D from the Beastie Boys, is on the move. He and his wife, Tamra Davis, have listed the four-story, five-bedroom Brooklyn, NY, town house they share with their two children for a cool $5.65 million. Show More Summary
[caption id="attachment_73242" align="aligncenter" width="640"] A photo from the Tumblr ourpublicprivates next to a photo from a New York Times profile on Mike D's townhouse.[/caption] Someone is using Beastie Boy Mike D’s uniquely-styled Cobble Hill townhouse as a set for Tumblr porn. Show More Summary
Michael "Mike D" Diamond, one third of the Beastie Boys, has, in recent years, turned his attention to renovating and designing townhouses in Brooklyn. He's even gone so far as to design his own wallpaper, and prompted a glowing...
This is a video of Muppets footage edited by Youtuber isthishowyougoviral to make it appear Mr. Teeth is performing Ol' Dirty Bastard's classic 'Shimmy Shimmy Ya' (previously: songs by The Beastie Boys, Naughty By Nature, Digital Underground And Biz Markie). Show More Summary
There wasn't a lot to laugh about when video emerged this weekend showing McKinney, Texas police officer Eric Casebolt aggressively rounding up a group of teens outside a pool party. It had all the hallmarks of an amped up officer going...Show More Summary
YouTuber Mylo the Cat (aka Adam Schleichkorn) has done it again. We’ve seen Rowlf sing Biz Markie’s “Just a Friend,” Grover “Get Lucky,” and Swedish Chef channel the Beastie Boys. For his latest muppet mashup, we’ve got Dr. Teeth doing...Show More Summary
There appears to be a new subgenre in viral videos—mashing up harder-edged ’90s rap with the cuddly imagery of Jim Henson’s The Muppets. There have been videos of mash-ups featuring the Beastie Boys, Biz Markie, Notorious B.I.G., and Big Pun. Show More Summary
Who could forget the NY Times' profile piece a few years ago on eternal Beastie Boy Mike D and his wife (and fellow artist) Tamra Davis? The glimpse into their stylishly-appointed 3,200 square foot Cobble Hill townhouse was apartment porn at its finest. Show More Summary
North Delta based producer Derek Carson added to his “The Remixes” project re-doing several Hip-Hop classics along with some modern tracks including Beastie Boys, Nas, A$AP Rocky, Danny Brown among several others. We thought to share this great project even if some of the tracks are old, stream or download below!
[caption id="attachment_73147" align="aligncenter" width="640"] These birds look like the Beastie Boys[/caption] Baby falcons a top three New York bridges. [Gothamist] Gawker writers have voted to unionize. Unlike many labor negotiations, no management-labor strife exists—Founder and President Nick Denton has been supportive of the move. Show More Summary
FIDLAR fighting for their right to parody other videos FIDLAR will release their second album, Too, on September 4 via Mom + Pop. The album's first single is "40oz on Repeat" and its accompanying video pays low-budget homage to some...
Photo by Alice Baxley FIDLAR have announced Too, their sophomore album and follow-up to their 2013 self-titled debut. It's out September 4 via Mom + Pop, and you can see the cover below. They've also shared the video for "40oz. on Repeat", the album's first single. Show More Summary
After a long bout with cancer, the music world has lost Adam "MCA" Yauch who was one third of the recent Hall of Fame inductee; The Beastie Boys. We have made reference on this website to the pioneering efforts of the group and our belief that they should be Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees. Show More Summary
The Independent reports on the bust-up which took place in the House of Commons the other day over one of the most important issues facing the country's MPs - who gets to sit where on the green benches. For some reason Labour's Dennis...Show More Summary
For the 30th anniversary of Spin, the editors compiled a list of the 300 best albums released in the past 30 years. The top 20 includes albums by Nirvana, Pixies, Bjork, Radiohead, Beastie Boys, and DJ Shadow. The #1 album is........ nevermind, you should go find out for yourself. (via @jblanton) Tags: best of lists music
Each day, approximately 20,000 new songs appear on Spotify, which now has over 30 million tracks. As the Beastie Boys maintained, there are “only twelve notes, well a [hu]man can play.” They were right, at least when it comes to Western music at least (rock, rap, classical, country, and many...
In the studio, Rick Rubin usually exudes a Zen-like calm; in recent years, you might have seen him adopting a modified Lotus position during the Yeezus sessions, or going full supine (sans shoes) while Jay Z was making Magna Carta. In his daily life, he's an avid practitioner of transcendental...
Star Wars: From Queens Of The Stone Age To The Beastie Boys, 5 Killer Songs That Reference The Sci-Fi Saga
Party Weekend – Joe “King” Carrasco Fight for Your Right (To Party)! – Beastie Boys We Just Wanna Dance – The Flirts My favorite radio station, WHFS, had a ritual every Friday afternoon to start off the weekend, back in the day. DJs Weasel and Bob Here would exchange pleasantries as they exchanged shifts, and would launch […]