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Spike Jonze Is Directing a Stage Show Called Beastie Boys Story Starring Mike D and Ad-Rock

The Beastie Boys' Michael Diamond (Mike D) and Adam Horovitz (Ad-Rock) will be debuting a stage show called Beastie Boys Story in early April. The…
Winston Cook-Wilson / March 15, 2019

Watch Mitski Perform, Beastie Boys Guest on Kimmel

Beastie Boys’ Ad-Rock (Adam Horovitz) and Mike D (Michael Diamond) were the featured guests on last night’s episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live! The pair stopped…
Will Gottsegen / December 21, 2018

The Beastie Boys Sit Down With Marc Maron for Wide-Ranging WTF Interview

The surviving Beastie Boys, Adam Horowitz and Mike Diamond, recently sat down with Marc Maron to promote the emcees' comprehensive memoir Beastie Boys Book. During…
Maggie Serota / December 17, 2018

Mike D Fears That Someone Will Compare the Beastie Boys to 311

Beastie Boys' Mike D recently sat down for an interview with Vulture's David Marchese, and if the result isn't as revelatory as Quincy Jones's, at least…
Anna Gaca / March 26, 2018

New Music: Beastie Boys’ Mike D Remixes Warpaint’s “New Song”

Former Beastie Boy Mike D has remixed Warpaint’s sparkling Heads Up track "New Song." The new version slows down the beat quite a bit, turning…
Sadie Bell / October 14, 2016

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…
Brennan Carley / July 2, 2015

Beastie Boys’ Mike D Designed a $5 Million Brooklyn Townhouse

Want a home designed by Michael Diamond a.k.a. the Beastie Boy's Mike D? One could be yours for $4,980,000.According to a posting on realtor The…
Colin Stutz / September 11, 2014

Watch Beastie Boys’ Mike D Praise the Influence of Grunge

In the second installment of Mike D's video conversations with Vanity Fair, the Beastie Boys founder talks through a tour of '90s nostalgia, hitting on…
Olivia Forman / July 30, 2014

Watch the Beastie Boys’ Mike D Hype the Brooklyn Nets

Last night, the Beastie Boys' Mike D introduced the Brooklyn Nets' starting lineup at Barclays Center. Watch a video of his pumped-up pep talk above…
Marc Hogan / May 13, 2014

Beastie Boys’ Mike D and Ad-Rock Reunite on Yoko Ono’s Oddball ‘Bad Dancer’

Adam Horovitz and Michael Diamond have teamed up for the first time since the death of Adam "MCA" Yauch, but the results are more Yoko…
Dan Reilly / August 13, 2013

Beastie Boy Mike D’s 10-Minute Punk-Trap Track Raises Hopes for More New Music

The Beastie Boys' final album while Adam Yauch was alive, 2011's Hot Sauce Committee Part Two, included a song known as "Too Many Rappers (New Reactionaries Version)."
Marc Hogan / July 11, 2013

Beastie Boys: 25 Years of Mad Genius

In 1986, the Beastie Boys released their debut Licensed to Ill, an album that proved three white kids from New Yawk could deliver hip-hop as…
SPIN Staff / May 3, 2011

Akon Talks New Michael Jackson Album + More

Michael Jackson's first posthumous album, Michael, will arrive next week, but Akon, who collaborated with Jackson on lead single "Hold My Hand," says…
SPIN Staff / December 8, 2010