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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

The Beastie Boys (credit: Junko Kimura/Getty Images)

Beastie Boys’ Adam Horovitz: ‘We Don’t License Our Songs For Products’

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Adam “Ad-Rock” Horovitz of the Beastie Boys testified Wednesday in a trial of the group’s lawsuit alleging that beverage maker Monster Energy Co. violated its copyrights.

05/28/2014

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

Beastie Boys (Nathanial Hornblower/Nasty Little Man)

GoldieBlox Issues Formal Apology to Beastie Boys

“We know this is only one of the many mistakes we’re bound to make as we grow our business,” GoldieBlox wrote on their website. “The great thing about mistakes is how much you can learn from them.”

03/19/2014

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Beastie Boys Reach Settlement With GoldieBlox Over ‘Girls’ Lawsuit

The Beastie Boys have settled with GoldieBlox for an undisclosed amount over the toy company’s use of their song “Girls” in a parody video ad.

03/18/2014

The Beastie Boys (credit: Junko Kimura/Getty Images)

New York Man Fights For The Right To Bring ‘Beastie Boys Square’ To The 5 Boroughs

NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — C-C-Check it out! A Brooklyn man wants to rename a lower Manhattan street after the Beastie Boys.

01/14/2014

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Beastie Boys’ Song ‘Girls’ Transformed Into Girl Power Anthem for Toy Ad

One of the Beastie Boys’ earliest and most famously misogynistic hits has been retooled by upstart toy company Goldieblox into a girl power anthem that encourages young girls to have fun with science and engineering.

11/22/2013

Adam Yauch (Bryan Bedder/Getty Images)

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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‘Glee’ Continues To Chase Its Dreams With Emeli Sande & Journey

Things are starting to get back to normal at McKinley High after the near tragic events of last week. It’s time for Regionals once again and the New Directions crew is trying to find songs that fit this year’s theme, which is “dreams.”

04/17/2013

Chuck D, Tom Morello, DJ Z Trip (Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

Z-Trip On GRAMMY Supergroup “It Never Felt Like Work.”

Capping the 55th 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 bridged a wide range of musical genres to unite for a rousing onstage performance based around the song “Whaddup.”

02/11/2013

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