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