Posts tagged "beastie boys"

Ad Rock and Mike D Just Filed a ‘Live Performances’ Beastie Boys Trademark Application

Update: Per Pitchfork, reps have responded. “There will never be Beastie Boys live performances without Adam Yauch.” Color us unsurprised. It’s been three years since…
Brennan Carley / July 2, 2015

Ad-Rock Talks Touring With Madonna, But Won’t Touch a Fish on ‘The Tonight Show’

Following on a string of interesting recent interviews, Beastie Boys’ Ad-Rock stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to promote his role in the…
Colin Joyce / March 28, 2015

Beastie Boys Beat Legal Allegations Concerning ‘Paul’s Boutique’ Sampling

A judge has just dismissed a lawsuit against the Beastie Boys that claimed the legendary hip-hop trio used unauthorized samples on their 1989 album Paul’s Boutique.
Brennan Carley / March 25, 2015

Ad-Rock Says He Once Auditioned for a Role in an Oliver Stone Film While Stoned

The Beastie Boys’ Ad-Rock (a.k.a. Adam Horovitz) has a solid acting career shaping up for himself now that he’s no longer on the front lines, fighting…
James Grebey / March 24, 2015

Beastie Boys’ Iconic ‘Licensed To Ill’ Achieves Diamond Status

The Beastie Boys’ seminal 1986 debut album, Licensed To Ill, has officially sold more than ten million copies, making it one of a very select group of…
James Grebey / March 18, 2015

Beastie Boys Want Monster to Pay Them Another $2.4 Million in Legal Fees

The long, long saga of the Beastie Boys’ legal battle with Monster continues, as the group is seeking an additional $2.4 million in legal fees. The…
James Grebey / January 20, 2015

Beastie Boys and Nas Team Up in Previously Unreleased ‘Too Many Rappers’ Video

Update: the Beastie Boys have uploaded the video their official account. Stream it above. Let’s just assume that today, some vault somewhere opened up, giving…
Brennan Carley / January 12, 2015

Judge Rules That Beastie Boys’ Monster Verdict Will Stay Intact

Remember how in 2012 Monster Beverage Corp used five Beastie Boys songs in a four-minute "megamix" video without the band's permission? And then the Boys sued…
Rachel Brodsky / December 5, 2014

Monster Energy Is Getting Sued by Universal Now Too for Stealing Beastie Boys Songs

When surviving Beastie Boys Michael “Mike D” Diamond and Adam “Ad-Rock” Horovitz successfully sued Monster Energy drink for $1.7 million in June for copyright infringement…
Colin Stutz / September 24, 2014

The Five Best Times Someone Other Than Kendrick Lamar Used ‘That Lady’

Kendrick Lamar’s comeback single, “i,” was released today, contained a very familiar (if rather unexpected) choice of sample: the Isley Brothers’ “That Lady,” a top-te…
Andrew Unterberger / September 23, 2014
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