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Beastie Boys Win Sample Battle

A New York judge has thrown out a copyright lawsuit against the rappers, concluding that executives at TufAmerica, who filed suit the day before band member Adam Yauch died in 2012, had no...

Beastie Boys Pledge Not To Make New Music Without Mca

The surviving members of the Beastie Boys have vowed not to record new music under the group's name after making a promise to late rapper Adam 'mca' Yauch before his death in 2012.The hip-hop trio...

Beastie Boys Fans Calling For New York Street Honour

Fans of the Beastie Boys are lobbying officials in New York to rename a street intersection featured on their 1989 album, Paul's Boutique, after the hip-hop trio.A petition has been set up on Change.org by...

The Beastie Boys Aren't Suing Goldieblox After All, But Goldieblox Are Still Suing The Beasties

GoldieBlox may have shot themselves in the foot if they wanted to appear as the victims in the ongoing saga surrounding their online advertising campaign that features the Beastie Boys song 'Girls.' After claiming that...

Judge Refuses To Dismiss Beastie Boys' Copyright Infringement Lawsuit

Rap greats the Beastie Boys have been denied a motion to dismiss a lawsuit filed against them over unauthorised sampling.Michael Diamond, Adam Horovitz and Adam Yauch were named in legal action by record executives at...

George Strait To Record Five More Albums

Country music legend George Strait has signed a new five-album record deal at 61.The singer/songwriter announced his new McA Nashville deal at a gala honouring his 60 number one singles earlier this week (beg26Aug13)....

Garth Brooks Pays Tribute To Country Music Mogul Jim Foglesong

Country music star Garth Brooks has paid tribute to the mogul who helped launch his career following his death on Tuesday (09Jul13).Jim Foglesong was 90 when he passed away at a Nashville, Tennessee hospital after...

Adam Yauch To Be Honoured At Brooklyn Hip-hop Festival

Late Beastie Boy Adam 'mca' Yauch is set to be honoured with a special tribute at the 2013 Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival in his native New York.The rapper lost his battle with cancer on 4 May,...

Mike D And Ad Rock To Tell The Beastie Boys Story In Memoir

A new book charting the story of the Beastie Boys, written by surviving members Mike D and Ad Rock, is to be published in 2015. The book will trace the rappers' origins as a New...

Bad Brains Dedicate New Album To Yauch

Punk icons Bad Brains are dedicating their new album to late Beastie Boys star Adam Yauch.The rapper produced the band's last album, Build a Nation, and frontman H.R. and his bandmates wanted to pay a...

Adam Yauch Skateboard Designs To Be Auctioned

Three skateboard decks designed and signed by late BEASTIE BOYS star Adam Yauch just weeks before his death are to be auctioned off in November (12) to raise cash for charity.Yauch, aka McA, wrote out...

Emma Watson Is Listed As Most Dangerous Female Celebrity

Emma Watson has been labelled as the 'most dangerous' celebrity' to search for on the internet with online criminals using her to trap users into downloading malicious material and disclose personal information.The 22-year-old 'Harry Potter'...

Beastie Boys Sue Monster Energy Drink Bosses Over Music Copyright

The Beastie Boys have filed suit against the bosses of a popular energy drink company over allegations of copyright infringement.The Body Movin' hitmakers lodged papers in Manhattan federal court in New York on Wednesday (08Aug12),...

'The Dark Knight Rises' Gets Standing Ovation At Special Preview

There is no denying that 'The Dark Knight Rises' has been one of the most anticipated films of the year, but with that has come a huge pressure on director Christopher Nolan, not least owing...

Sorkin’S ‘The Newsroom’ Renewed Despite Mixed Reviews

Aaron Sorkin’s latest drama ‘The Newsroom’ has been renewed for a second season by Hbo, despite earning average reviews for its first couple of episodes. It seems the network was happy enough with the solid...

'The Newsroom' Topples 'Game Of Thrones' In Ratings

Aaron Sorkin's latest project - 'The Newsroom' starring Jeff Daniels - has performed surprisingly well in the ratings, despite receiving mixed reviews from critics. The show follows an authoritative anchor named Will Mcavoy who strives...

Beastie Boys' Fun In The Studio

Beastie Boys ''had fun'' in the studio shortly before Adam 'MCA' Yauch's death.The musician passed away last month following a battle with cancer and despite being ill, he told his bandmates he wanted to make...

Fallen Beastie Boy Remembered By Adam Horowitz

Surviving members of The Beastie Boys have been paying their respects to fallen compadre Adam Yauch a.k.a Mca in an interview with Rolling Stone. Yauch of course sadly passed away earlier this month from cancer,...

Adam Yauch Staged Final Beastie Boys Recording Before Death

Late rapper Adam Yauch was worried his cancer fight would affect his ability to record with the Beastie Boys - so gathered his bandmates together for one final studio session last year (11).The rapper, known...

Adam Yauch To Be Honoured With Skate Park?

Brooklyn Heights residents in New York are campaigning to honour late Beastie Boys star Adam Yauch by renaming a local skate park.The locals want to pay tribute to the rapper, who lost his cancer battle...

Beastie Boys Back In U.s. Charts After Adam Yauch's Death

The Beastie Boys have shot back into the U.S. album charts following the death of rapper Adam Yauch last Friday (04May12).Sales of the band's back catalogue have surged since Yauch, known as Mca, lost his...

Beastie Boys Hit With Lawsuit

Beastie Boys have been hit with a lawsuit just days after the death of bandmember Adam Yauch. Music label Tuf America has reportedly submitted a lawsuit against the hip-hop group alleging the band illegally sampled...

Adam Horovitz Pays Tribute To Beastie Boys Bandmate Adam Yauch

Beastie Boys musician Adam ''Ad-Rock'' Horovitz has paid tribute to his late bandmate Adam Yauch following his death. The 45-year-old star praised the hip-hop group's fans, family and friends for all the ''love and support''...

Adam Horovitz Pays Tribute To Beastie Boys Bandmate Adam Yauch

Beastie Boys musician Adam ''Ad-Rock'' Horovitz has paid tribute to his late bandmate Adam Yauch following his death. The 45-year-old star praised the hip-hop group's fans, family and friends for all the ''love and support''...

Coldplay Honour Adam Yauch At Hollywood Show

Rockers Coldplay paid tribute to rap legend Adam Yauch by performing the Beastie Boys' hit (You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party!) in concert.Just hours after news of Yauch's tragic death broke, the band...

Stars Unite To Pay Tribute To Late Adam Yauch

One of the most important and influential figures in modern music, Adam Yauch of the Beastie Boys, sadly passed away on Friday (May 4th) after a long battle with cancer. Since his tragic passing, tributes...

Adam Yauch's Film Company To Continue Without Him

Executives at the film company run by Adam Yauch have pledged to honour his legacy by continuing without him following his death on Friday (04May12).The Beastie Boys star passed away at the age of 47...

Adam Yauch's Mother Praises Her 'Courageous' Son

Adam Yauch's mother has spoken out about her son's "courageous" battle with cancer, insisting the Beastie Boys star remained "hopeful" right up until the end.The rapper, known as Mca, passed away on Friday (04May12) at...

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