Remember that adorable commercial that took the catchy Beastie Boys song 'Girls' and re-worked it into a girl power anthem for engineering toys for little girls?
Well, apparently, the remaining band members didn't find it endearing, as they're currently suing for copyright infringement.
While fans may argue whether the Beastie Boys are more hip-hop or rock, one thing that’s unanimous: They never sold out. And if the late Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch’s will is followed, they never will. The ‘Fight for Your Right’ rapper’s last will and testament bans his music from being used in ads.
The loss of Beastie Boys member Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch is still being felt by many, and now Adam ‘Adrock’ Horovitz and the locals in Brooklyn, N.Y. are hoping to honor the rapper in a permanent way.
There are hundreds of Beastie Boys tributes on the Internet, including our favorite ‘Sabotage‘ clip by some adorable kids. But a cool video recently surfaced of a rare unaired performance from the trio.
The New York State Senate passed a resolution this week to honor the work of the Beastie Boys‘ Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch, who died earlier this month from cancer of the parotid gland. Spin reports that State Senator Daniel Squadron wrote resolution J4637-2011 to remember the late rapper. The resolution was accepted by the legislative body on Tuesday, May 15, just days before “MCA Day” takes over Union Squ