Topic: Books The OED quotes the Beastie Boys nine times! That’s a pretty respectable tally for any modern author, let alone a trio of rappers whose renown is largely due to a song called “(You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (to Party!)”. Show More Summary
The Rolling Stones’ newest live member. ALICIA ROSE What do you say to Mick Jagger when he calls up and asks you to join the Rolling Stones? "Let me check my day planner"? "Sorry, Mick, I've got a tapestry-making webinar that week"? (I'm riffing here.) No, when Mick Jagger calls, you're on the next plane out of town. Show More Summary
St. Vincent won "Best Alternative Music Album" at the Grammys tonight (before the telecast)! Past winners of that award include U2, REM, Tom Waits, Beck, Nirvana, Radiohead, Beastie Boys, Coldplay, The White Stripes, The Black Keys, Bon Iver, Gotye,...
It's a kind of Grey Album 2.0: Beatles songs mashed up with KRS-One, Kool Moe Dee, Salt-n-Pepa, Nas, Rakim, WuTang, Public Enemy, Beastie Boys and many others -- get it before the censorship campaign kicks in! Read the rest
Pop-Up Video for an era when nobody watches music videos on TV, Genius (formerly Rap Genius) has long been the Internet’s premier source for pounding all of the nuance and imagery out of Wu-Tang Clan lyrics. (“C.R.E.A.M. is an acronym...Show More Summary
"What I came to realize about that whole Johnny Cash experience was that he was a great storyteller. The song didn't matter."
Super producer shares behind the scenes stories for some of your favorite songs
One of the redeeming qualities of community-annotated lyric site Genius is that they sometimes recruit cool artists and behind-the-scenes players to talk about songs that they worked on or that they really love. Case in point: Super producer Rick Rubin recently made a profile on the site and set about adding some background information to [...]
And back away quietly… Last week I participated in an Eleventh Stack group post called Sorry Not Sorry. It was a combination of guilty pleasures and things we oddly dislike. I’m the one who doesn’t “get” the Beastie Boys. I … Continue reading ?
We revisit the club that brought nightlife to the deepest edge of downtown, welcomed legends like the Ramones and Beastie Boys, and transformed resident DJ Chris Sheppard into a globe-trotting superstar. The massive club The Guvernment hosted its last event Sunday, as Deadmau5 closed out the joint that propelled his career. Show More Summary
This is a bunch of Muppets footage edited by Youtuber isthishowyougoviral to appear that Rowlf the Dog is singing Biz Markie's iconic 'Just A Friend' to Miss Piggy (previously: the Beastie Boys' 'So Watcha Want' and Naughty By Nature's 'Hip Hop Hooray'). Show More Summary
Remember that time when The Muppets rapped to Beastie Boys? Well, the furry creatures are at it again. Actually, mashup artist Mylo the Cat is at it again, and this time, Rowlf is at the piano singing Biz Markie's 1989 hit, "Just a Friend." It's vintage footage paired with a vintage song, but it feels so very fresh and fantastic. Take a look below!
Mario Wienerroither is back with another music video devoid of any of its music. Previously, Weinerroither removed the music from David Bowie and Mick Jagger’s “Dancing In The Street” to hypnotic and hilarious results. The latest video...Show More Summary
Mario Wienerroither is keeping himself busy these days and just sent us his new video. This time, he took the music off Fight For Your Rights (To Party), a classic song by the Beastie Boys, transforming the original insane party into an even more insane and awkward act of vandalism. More »
“I hope no bad people show up.” Goofball Mario Wienerroither strips the music from the Beastie Boys’ classic Fight for Your Right (to Party) and turns it a regular old party. Assuming the parties you go to are like the ones we atten...
Mario Wienerroither (previously) of the DIGITALOFEN audiobakery recently stripped all the music out of the music video for the Beastie Boys‘ hit song from 1987, “(You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (to Party!)“. Wienerroither then dubbed over the music video with all sorts of wild sounds and voices. The original “(You Gotta) Fight For Your […]
The Beastie Boys say they can't find work because of MCA's death... and they're so strapped for cash they can't even fight in court without someone covering the bill. Here's the dilemma... The Boys have beef with Monster Engery, whi...
The Beastie Boys triumph in a lawsuit against Monster Energy drink makers, but want more dough. Last June, the Beastie Boys won $1.7 million in a lawsuit against Monster Beverage Corp after the company admitted to using one of the band's songs in an ad without permission. Show More Summary
Back in 2011, Beastie Boys collaborated with Nas on this track and now four years later the Roman Coppola directed video surfaces.
The late Adam "MCA" Yauch made sure he wouldn't ever become a corporate shill—in his will, the Beastie Boy stated that "his image, music and any art he created could not be used for advertising." At the time details of his will wereShow More Summary