Tagged: beastie boys


Video: Eminem, “Berzerk”

Eminem is bleach-blond again and championing straight hip-hop with new single, “Berzerk.” Rick Rubin produced the track and appears (along with Kid Rock and Kendrick Lamar) in its throwback video, which sweetly borrows the photo … read more »

POSTED September 9, 2013 2:13PM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: , , ,

Beastie Boys Memoir Coming in 2015

Beastie Boys Michael Diamond and Adam Horowitz have signed a book deal for a memoir to be released in 2015 with Spiegel & Grau, the Random House imprint that published Jay-Z’s Decoded, the New York … read more »

POSTED April 29, 2013 10:59AM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS: , ,

Beastie Boys File Lawsuit Against Monster Energy Drink

The Beastie Boys have filed a lawsuit against Monster Energy Drink for copyright infringement and encroachment of the Lanam Act, the primary federal statute that governs United States trademarks. Monster supposedly used the group’s music, … read more »

POSTED August 10, 2012 3:10PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (2) TAGS: ,
Philippe Zdar for the Fader in Paris

Philippe Zdar: The French Touch

Philippe Zdar takes a firm hand in making music better. It is at once utterly baffling and totally understandable why Philippe Zdar has tried to talk me out of coming to see him DJ at … read more »

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Beastie Boys: New Slang

Today, Beastie Boys MC Adam Yauch aka MCA passed away. In this feature from 2004′s FADER #23, Eric Ducker remembers his first encounter with the group’s music and considers their wide influence. A postscript to … read more »

POSTED May 4, 2012 6:25PM IN FEATURES Comments (3) TAGS: , ,

Adam Yauch Dead at 47

Founding Beastie Boys member Adam Yauch has passed away. Yauch was diagnosed with cancer in 2009. Following the diagnosis, he underwent surgery and radiation therapy and traveled to India. He is survived by his wife … read more »

POSTED May 4, 2012 1:14PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (4) TAGS: ,

Beastie Boys, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Guns N Roses Welcomed Into Rock Hall of Fame

’80s and ’90s dude icons Guns N’ Roses, Red Hot Chili Peppers and the Beastie Boys will be inducted into Cleveland’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April, along with dreamy British longhair Donovan, … read more »

POSTED December 7, 2011 10:11AM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS: , , , ,

Beer and Rap Presents oooOOOoooOOOoooOOOooo… The Mixtape

You know that part in The Beastie Boys’ “The New Style” where it’s just an endless loop of them going oooOOOoooOOOoooOOO? It could be annoying, but instead it’s just awesome. So awesome, in fact, that … read more »

POSTED September 16, 2011 3:45PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (4) TAGS: , ,

Video: Beastie Boys f. Santigold, “Don’t Play No Games That I Can’t Win” (Dir. by Spike Jonze)

The eleven minute mini-epic director Spike Jonze envisioned for “Don’t Play No Games That I Can’t Win” is the fourth music video he’s made with the Beastie Boys. It’s a proud addition to their continuing … read more »

POSTED July 19, 2011 4:14PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (1) TAGS: , , ,

This Week in The FADER: June 26, 2011 Edition

** We ran into Drake in Brooklyn! He told us the official single from Take Care will drop sooner, not later. He’s playing generous in the meantime—this week releasing his own version “Trust Issues” and, … read more »

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