The Beastie Boys have denied rumors of a live reunion that began after surviving members Michael "Mike D" Diamond and Adam "Ad-Rock" Horovitz filed a trademark application for the Beastie Boys name in conjunction with "live performances by a musical group." A representative for the band, however, reiterated the group's stance on...
A judge made the award after stating that the Beastie Boys took the “Cadillac Escalade” approach to litigation as opposed to the “Honda Civic” route.
The Beastie Boys have been awarded almost $700,000 from Monster, after a U.S. district judge ruled the energy drink company must cover the rap group’s legal fees. The costs stem from a copyright infringement battle the Boys underwent...Show More Summary
If your law firm has to be compared to a car, a Cadillac Escalade isn't a bad way to go.
“Baby boomers pursue perpetual youth into retirement. Gen-Xers hold fast to their skateboards, their Pixies T-shirts and their Beastie Boys CDs. Nobody wants to be an adult anymore, and every so often someone writes an article blaming Hollywood, attachment parenting, global capitalism or the welfare state for this catastrophe.”
Beastie Boys' long-running legal battle against Monster Energy may finally be nearing conclusion after the judge overseeing the case ruled that the energy drink company must pay the Ill Communication group an additional $668,000 to cover legal fees. The group had been seeking $2.4 million, but after reviewing their bills,...
Another day, another hard-earned victory for the remaining members of the Beastie Boys, who today won a lawsuit against Monster Energy for using the band’s songs in a commercial without their permission. Monster is now responsible for paying $668,000 of the Beasties’ legal bills, reports AP Online. Read more...
Photo by Phil Andelman Beastie Boys were awarded $1.7 million in their copyright lawsuit against Monster Energy Drink last year after the company used their music in a promotional video without permission. Earlier this year, the group...Show More Summary
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...