On May 4th, the one year passing of Adam “MCA” Yauch, Palmetto Playground, a small Brooklyn Park located close to his childhood home, was renamed Adam Yauch Park. Below is a transcript of Adam “Ad-Rock” Horovitz speech, given just before the unveiling of the park’s new, renamed plaque. “Seeing Marty Markowitz rap – it was [cont.]
The New York Times reports that the two remaining Beastie Boys, Mike D and Ad-Rock, are planning on penning a memoir of the group’s story, in collaboration with hip-hop scribe Sasha Jenkins, due 2015. The as-of-yet untitled project (No Sleep Til Brooklyn? Rhymin’ & Stealin’?) will not be a straight-forward autobiography, but will instead be [cont.]
After remixing Outkast’s “SpottieOttieDopaliscious” into a big room, electro anthem earlier this year (“Spottie”), Manik and I decided next we would take on The Beastie Boys’ “Root Down” for our next Hellafine remix. This is one of those tracks that always worked at b-boy parties, but we wanted to be able to play it in [cont.]
From DJFood.Com: 3 years in the making, 3 DJs working with over 150 tracks to recreate one of the seminal sampling albums of all time, at last Cheeba, Moneyshot and I can reveal ‘Caught In The Middle Of A 3-Way Mix’. Our tribute to the classic Beastie Boys album ‘Paul’s Boutique’ remixed and re-imagined from [cont.]
Shepard was recently asked to participate in a homegrown project to show respect and remembrance to the late Adam Yauch (MCA) of the Beastie Boys, by taking out a few memorial billboards around Los Angeles. Here is Shepard’s contribution that will be featured on 2 billboards for the next couple of weeks – one is [cont.]
Cee-Lo and company perform their new track “Fight To Win”, along side a cover of The Beasties’ “Fight For Your Right To Party”.
Back at the All Points West music festival in Jersey City in 2009, the Beastie Boys were forced to pull out of their headlining performance. Adam Yauch had just announced that he’d been diagnosed with cancer. Jay-Z stepped up to fill in and dedicated his entire performance to Yauch. Here is his cover of “No [cont.]
During their performance at The Hollywood Bowl last night, Chris Martin paid tribute to Adam Yauch aka MCA, in honor of his passing, by covering The Beastie Boys’ “Fight For Your Right To Party” in the Coldplay style.
First seen on the “Alive” 10″ single cover and more recently in the “Don’t Play No Game That I Can’t Win” video, the official Beastie Boys action figures are available now via the group’s website. However don’t expect to get off easy – they come at a hefty price tag of $750 (there’s no missing [cont.]
New video from the Beasties Directed by none other than Spike Jonze, off their album Hot Sauce Committee Part Two.
Z-Trip tells us: The Beastie Boys had many people remix this song. Only Major Lazer and I got the thumbs up. Happy to be a part of it! Look for it on Itunes soon. In the meantime let’s imagine what the other remixes sounded like…….. Enjoy. Don’t Play No Game That I Can’t Win (Z-Trip’s [cont.]
Video for Zach’s Beastie Boys tribute mix made for the release of Hot Sauce Committee Vol. 2. This is a 4 minute edit of the full-length 23 minute mix. Yeeeeeeah, you can’t front on that…..
The Beastie Boys’ eighth studio album is actually their ninth, if the legend of Hot Sauce Committee Vol. 2 is to be believed. As the story goes, Hot Sauce Committee Vol. One was to be released in September of 2010, but was delayed after Adam Yauch was diagnosed with cancer. This led to the cancellation [cont.]
Beastie Boys made the radio rounds in L.A. yesterday, hitting both Power 106 and Kiis FM. They speak with both DJ Reflex and DJ Skee. DJ Reflex of Power 106 Los Angeles gets a visit from Ad-Rock and Mike D of music icons The Beastie Boys to discuss their new album Hot Sauce Committee Part [cont.]
The Beastie Boys have served up numerous pre-order packages for their latest LP, Hot Sauce Committee Pt. 2, with varying price points and goodies. Head on over to BeastieBoys.Com and take a look.
Says Z-Trip: I was stoked and humbled when asked to do this mix. I’ve been a fan of The Beasties since I first heard Mr Magic interview them on WBLS in NY. I included some of my favorites as well as stuff off the new album. All remixed. It’s a Trip, it’s gotta funky beat, [cont.]
Hot Sauce Committee Part Two by Beastie Boys The Beastie Boys have released a full album stream of their new LP, Hot Sauce Committe Pt. 2, via Soundcloud. Hits stores May 3rd… Make some noise if your with weeeeee……
Santigold commandeered this track, as taken from Hot Sauce Committee Pt. 2, due May 3rd. LISTEN: Beastie Boys – “Don’t Play No Games I Can’t Win” (feat. Santigold)
Here’s the full-length video for the Beasties lead single to Hot Sauce Committee Vol. 2. Complete silliness, as usual.
Passion Pit remix to the Beasties’ lead single to Hot Sauce Committee Pt. 2.
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