In addition to the previously discussed lineup of Pusha T, Redman and Dizzy Wright, Brooklyn Hip Hop Fest expands with the addition of EPMD, Soul Understated and a tribute to the late great MCA (Adam Yauch):On the Final Day...
The 9th Annual Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival will be held from July 10th through the 13th with a number of artists scheduled to perform, including Redman, EPMD, Pusha T, and Dizzy Wright. On the last day of the festival, Adam Yauch will be honored for his role and participation in hip-hop during his lifetime as a [...]
Via Hip Hop DX: Pusha T and Newark, New Jersey’s own Redman are just a few of the acts scheduled to appear at the nearly week-long Hip Hop extravaganza that is the annual Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival. The announcement was made earlier today via Twitter thanks to an update made from the festival’s official Twitter account. Show More Summary
As part of an upcoming special issue that pays tribute to Adam Yauch—aka MCA—by looking at the visual history of the Beastie Boys, Juxtapoz magazine conducted interviews with the artists behind the group's memorable album art. And while...Show More Summary
New York Times: “They do look like kids,” said the director Todd Louiso, 43, whose love story “Hello, I Must Be Going,” was released by Oscilloscope in the fall. “But Adam wouldn’t pick people who weren’t on his level. In fact, they are three steps ahead of everyone else.” “Adam embedded a philosophy in the company we will always have,” Mr. Show More Summary
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Finding life in the Beasties Boys music, a year after the death of MCA.
Yesterday a small playground in Brooklyn was re-named Adam Yauch Park after the deceased Beastie Boys member, who passed away a year ago today. At the ceremony, Adam "Ad-Rock" Horovitz made a touching (and funny: "Like the Wu-Tang Clan,...Show More Summary
I know this was in yesterday's music news post, but I just wanted to say happy one-year afterlife anniversary to Adam Yauch. If you didn't happen to click through, yesterday they dedicated a park to him in New York City, and his mom spoke at the dedication. "We didn't have anything to do with the crazy part of Adam Yauch," she started, laughing. Show More Summary
One year ago today, the world lost one of the greats when Beastie Boy Adam Yauch, a.k.a. MCA, succumbed to a three-year battle with cancer at age 47. We're celebrating his life and legacy today with Paul's Boutique on repeat, along with a nonstop rotation of YouTube videos featuring Yauch and the rest of the Beastie Boys. Here are a few of our favorites: [ more › ]
Adam Yauch passed away one year ago today, on May 4th, 2012. Yesterday his family, friends, and former bandmates as well as city officials gathered at a park in Brooklyn Heights in his rememberance. During a ceremony attended by about 250, the park formerly named Palmetto Park was officially renamed Adam Yauch Park. Below, check [...]
Beastie Boy Adam Yauch died almost exactly a year ago of cancer, and today he got a nice tribute from his hometown of Brooklyn. The parks department renamed a small park in his honor, reports USA Today. "This is real! And it is awesome," declares Daily Intel. (Here's an example...
Adam Yauch, the Beastie Boy otherwise known as MCA, had a Brooklyn playground renamed for him Friday, a day before the one-year anniversary of his death.Palmetto Playground, in the Brooklyn Heights section of the New York City borough...Show More Summary
Tomorrow (May 4) marks the one-year anniversary of the passing of legendary Beastie Boys’ frontman Adam “MCA” Yauch. To honor his memory, Brooklyn’s Palmetto Playground will officially be renamed Adam Yauch Park.MTV reports that the New York City Department of
Next time you call Brooklyn a hipster wasteland, please remember: we have an Adam Yauch Park, and you don’t. Palmetto Playground was renamed today in a ceremony honoring the late great Beastie Boys member, thanks to, according to the New York Post, “a post last year on the Brooklyn Heights Blog that gained steam on Facebook. Show More Summary
Late Beastie Boys member Adam "MCA" Yauch is getting a New York City park named after him. City officials are turning the Brooklyn Heights-area Palmetto Playground into "Adam Yauch Playground." The rapper, who died at age 47 due to throat cancer, actually used to hang out in the park. Show More Summary
Friends, family, city officials pay tribute to the Beastie Boys legend.
Just days after Adam Horovitz and Michael Diamond announced
Beloved musician, filmmaker, political activist and rapper Adam Yauch passed away on May 4th, 2012 after a three-year-long battle with cancer. He was 47. Today his old friend and Beastie Boys co-founder Adam Horovitz, a.k.a Ad-Rock,Show More Summary
Brooklyn Vegan: Palmetto Playground on Columbia Street in Brooklyn Heights was officially rechristened Adam Yauch Park this morning in a ceremony attended by Beastie Boys’ Adam Horovitz (aka Ad-Rock), Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz and Frances Yauch, the mother of Adam (aka MCA ) who died on May 4, 2012. Read and comment. From brooklynvegan.com.