Beastie Boys

(Frank Micelotta/Getty Images)

Beastie Boys’ Song ‘Girls’ Transformed Into Girl Power Anthem for Toy Ad

One of the Beastie Boys’ earliest and most famously misogynistic hits has been retooled by upstart toy company Goldieblox into a girl power anthem that encourages young girls to have fun with science and engineering.

11/22/2013

Carl De Souza/AFP/Getty

Make It So: A ‘Star Trek’ Playlist

It’s the weekend Trekkies have been waiting for since 2009’s cinematic reboot of the enduring sci-fi series. The latest Star Trek flick, Star Trek: Into Darkness, is out now, giving us a perfect excuse to put together a Trek […]

05/17/2013

Adam Yauch (Bryan Bedder/Getty Images)

Beastie Boy Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch To Be Honored With Brooklyn Playground

Adam Yauch, best known as “MCA” of rap pioneers Beastie Boys, was a major figure not only in popular music, but also in the city of New York, specifically the borough of Brooklyn where he […]

05/03/2013

CARL DE SOUZA
AFPGETTY

Beastie Boys Memoir In The Works

The story of how Michael “Mike D” Diamond, Adam “Ad-Rock” Horovitz and Adam “MCA” Yauch came to be the Beastie Boys is heading to press.  Surviving members Mike D and Ad Rock are writing a […]

04/29/2013

Chuck D, Tom Morello, DJ Z Trip (Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

Z-Trip On GRAMMY Supergroup “It Never Felt Like Work.”

Capping the 55th GRAMMY Awards, LL Cool J, blink-182‘s Travis Barker, Rage Against The Machine‘s Tom Morello, Public Enemy‘s Chuck D and DJ Z-Trip bridged a wide range of musical genres to unite for a […]

02/11/2013

LL Cool J (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

GRAMMYS Close With Star-Studded Finale

Capping the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards, LL Cool J, blink-182‘s Travis Barker, Rage Against The Machine‘s Tom Morello, Public Enemy‘s Chuck D and DJ Z-Trip crossed a wide range of musical genres to unite for […]

02/10/2013

Ad-Rock, Mike D, and MCA: The Beasties. (Bertrand Guay/Getty Images)

Beastie Boys Re-Enter Top 20 After Death Of MCA

Following the death of Beastie Boys member Adam “MCA” Yauch last week, the pioneering hip-hop group re-enters the Billboard 20o album chart this week. The band’s 1986 debut Licensed To Ill, the first rap to […]

05/09/2012

Image courtesy of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum

What, Exactly, Is Rock’N’Roll? The Rock Hall Explains

This year’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction class isn’t short on variety – and that’s the way the Rock Hall likes it. From new-school artists with a touch of hip-hop (The Beastie Boys, […]

04/13/2012

Red Hot Chili Peppers (Photo: Juan Naharro Gimenez/Getty Images)

Chris Rock, Public Enemy’s Chuck D To Induct Chili Peppers And Beastie Boys Into Hall Of Fame

There’s been more talk about the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame than in recent memory, largely due to Guns N’ Roses scheduled appearance. Will all the members show? Who will present the band? Those […]

03/22/2012

(Photo by KIMBERLY BARTH/AFP/Getty Images)

Guns N’ Roses, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Beastie Boys, The Small Faces/Faces And Donovan Make Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

Guns N’ Roses, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Beastie Boys, The Small Faces/Faces, and Donovan top this year’s list of inductees into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame. SPIN reports the Class of 2012 “will […]

12/07/2011

previous