The intersections of the personal and professional lives of young people in the creative enclaves of New York and Los Angeles have become a recent Sundance staple. Yet no one assays this territory quite like Alex Ross Perry. The Brooklyn-based writer-director steps into the spotlight of the festival’s...
The official boozy kickoff of Awards Season 2017 is here! Will host Jimmy Fallon make an A-lister throw a ball into a hoop, or lip sync to a Beastie Boys song? Will the whole thing be one long In Memoriam? Will La La Land win everything, or almost everything? Will I cause a scene because of it? Will Ruth Negga win… Read more...
The vaguely unsettling ice cream cake helped launch the career of the Beastie Boys.
Heads Up single was previously reworked by one of the Beastie Boys.
Everything you ever wanted to know — or perhaps never knew you wanted to know — about the wildly influential Roland TR-808 drum machine is laid out with entertaining, if exhaustive, brio in the documentary “808.” Manufactured by Japan’s Roland Corporation from 1980 to 1983, the TR-808 was initially...
Liberals often have a difficult time understanding the concept of irony, as clearly demonstrated by Adam Horovitz, who is called “Ad-Rock” or “King Ad-Rock” when performing with the Beastie Boys “hip-hop” band. While supporting the humane treatment of animals, Horovitz strongly believes in “a woman’s right to choose” the inhumane abortion of unborn children. Yes, […]
The Sundance Film Festival has just announced the U.S. Competition, World Competition, and NEXT portions of its 2017 lineup, and there’s a lot for music fans to appreciate. The Beastie Boys’ Adam “Ad-Rock” Horovitz, who previously acted in Noah Baumbach’s 2014 film While We’re Young, is starring in Alex Ross Perry’s Golden Exits, the Jesus […]
Rapper’s vegan trainer, through LA brand Keep, will ‘support a woman’s right to choose’ – as abortion comes under threat in US from Trump presidency While many artists venture out into the world of retail for their own brand benefits, Beastie Boys’ Ad-Rock has designed a trainer for the good of the world. Show More Summary
Beastie Boy Adam "Ad-Rock" Horovitz has long been an outspoken and engaged political activist; most recently, he facilitated an anti-hate rally in the Brooklyn park named for his late friend, bandmate, and collaborator Adam Yauch after the park was vandalized with anti-Semitic and pro-Trump graffiti. His latest politically-tinged project, however, ... More »
Vegan shoe company Keep's $97 Ramos midtop sneaker was designed by Adam "Ad-Rock" Horovitz, and will ship in February, with all proceeds going to Planned Parenthood, a vital woman's health organization under sustained assault from Republicans,...Show More Summary
The hip-hop legend supports women's reproductive rights and rejects Trump's vision of America.
Ad-Rock’s collaboration with L.A. brand Keep is now available for pre-order.
Both of the surviving Beastie Boys have been designing clothing lately. But while Mike D is out here making $625 man-purses, the King Ad-Rock is making affordable shoes that go to benefit a vital cause. As Pitchfork reports, Kathleen Hanna’s husband has teamed up with the vegan footwear company Keep to design the Ramos Ad-Rock, […]
Beastie Boys’ Ad-Rock has collaborated with Los Angeles vegan footwear company Keep on a new shoe. The “Keep x Ad-Rock midtop” is available for pre-order here. It features “a weather resistant, nylon cordura body,” and is lined in “synthetic fleece...Show More Summary
On Nov. 18, residents of Brooklyn Heights in New York discovered spray-painted swastikas and the words “Go Trump” at a local park named in honor of Adam “MCA” Yauch, a member of the Beastie Boys who played at the park as a kid who died in 2012 after battling cancer. Yauch’s mother was Jewish and his father was Catholic. Show More Summary
This is pretty simple: 8 songs from the Beastie Boys remixed using beats and samples from Daft Punk. If you need further prompting, it’s probably not for you. Daft Science by Coins Tags: Beastie Boys Daft Punk music remix
The rally was in response to anti-Semitic and pro-Trump grafitti on the park's playground
At Adam Yauch Park, elected officials and Adam Horovitz of the Beastie Boys spoke out against hate crimes, reports of which have risen in New York City this year.
The rally came a few days after swatstikas and pro-Trump messages were spraypainted in the park named after the late Beastie Boys member.
At a protest in Brooklyn Heights on Sunday, former Beastie Boy Adam “Ad Rock” Horovitz spoke out against the “homegrown terrorism” that resulted in his longtime bandmate Adam Yauch’s memorial park getting spray painted with swastikas and the words “Go...