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Beastie Boys Win $1.7 Mil From Monster Energy In Copyright Suit

Monster will fork over $1.7 million to the Beastie Boys as a result of using their music without permission. A New York Superior Court jury came to the verdict today (June 5) after an eight day trial.

06/06/2014

Adam Yauch, in 2008. (Jemal Countess/WireImage)

Breakdancing Monks Honor the Memory of Adam Yauch on ‘MCA Day’

In New York City and for Beastie Boys fans around the world, May 3 has come to be known as MCA Day, an annual event that honors the memory of Adam Yauch, one of the band’s founding members who succumbed to cancer on May 4, 2012.

05/05/2014

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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 grew up.

05/02/2013

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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 a bombastic onstage performance medley based around the song “Whaddup.”

02/11/2013

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Beastie Boys Were Hopeful About Adam Yauch’s Recovery To The End

Beastie Boys Ad-Rock and Mike D have broken their media silence. Aside from a posting to the Beastie Boys website, the two have kept a low profile since Adam Yauch’s passing on May 4.

05/23/2012

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Adele Wins Big and Stars Honored At Billboard Music Awards

Adele was the big winner at last night’s Billboard Music Awards, taking home 12 awards.

05/21/2012

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Coldplay’s Chris Martin On Adam Yauch Tribute: “The Only Thing To Do Is To Sing”

On Friday, news broke of the Beastie Boys’ Adam Yauch’s passing after a difficult battle with cancer. Within minutes of the announcement, the Internet was a blaze with thoughts and sentiments from fans and celebrities […]

05/07/2012

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Coldplay Pays Tribute To Beastie Boys’ Adam Yauch

Dozens of musicians were influenced by or fans of the Beastie Boys and they are likely all feeling the loss of Adam Yauch, who died on Friday at age 47. Last night at the Hollywood […]

05/07/2012

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Celebs React To Beastie Boys’ Adam Yauch’s Passing

Today we learned of the passing of one of music’s biggest influences, Adam Yauch, of the Beastie Boys. The Twitterverse, as it usually does when someone as important at MCA passes, saw an outpouring of […]

05/04/2012

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Hartnett: MCA And Beastie Boys Will Never Be Duplicated

Since bursting upon the scene in as a hardcore punk band in the early 1980s, the Beastie Boys were the holy trinity of underground music that powered New York for over 30 years. On Friday, […]

05/04/2012

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