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Food Is The New Rock Celebrates First Anniversary + 50th Episode
It's been a little over a year since food blogger Zach Brooks of Midtown Lunch launched 'Food Is The New Rock,' a collaboration with KCRW DJ Chuck P that produces a podcast exploring the intersection of food and music.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
Eric Haze Discusses his 2013 fingercroxx Summer Collaboration
A household name in the graffiti world, Eric Haze 's replete rA©sumA© speaks for itself.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
"Downloaded" focuses on the advent of digital media sharing, including the rise of game-changing company Napster and controversial pioneers Shawn Fanning and Sean Parker.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Beastie Boy Mike D's Brooklyn Townhouse - The New York Times
The Beastie Boys will be forever linked to Brooklyn thanks to the now-classic song from their 1987 debut album.
Wall Street Journal
The Inside Story of Kanye West's 'Yeezus'
Though he has no limit of artistic self-regard, Kanye West is quick to credit his collaborators.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
At Home With Mike D: The Beastie Boys' Michael Diamond - aka Mike...
The Beastie Boys' Michael Diamond - aka Mike D - has an awesome Brooklyn townhouse, and the Times is on it.
Great American Bites: Is Fatburger worthy of its cult following?
Fatburger has become a global chain while retaining much of its '50s appeal: a cross between a classic diner and a modern fast-food joint.
With its second project, pop-up series Joint explores car and motorcycle culture
Susan Sherrick has big, round eyes and a slight overbite, and speaks in tones just above a whisper.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
[News] Hip Hop Album Sales: The Week Ending 6/9/2013
The-Dream's "IV Play" and Kid Ink's "Almost Home" hang around the charts, as does will.i.am's "#willpower," while the Beastie Boys' "Licensed To Ill" reminds us that Rick Rubin is a master.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Hip-Hop Nerds, the Beastie Boys/Beatles Mash-Up Is Something You Absolutely Need to Hear
DJ BC is yet another one of those guys out there who's becoming famous for his abilities in smashing together two relatively disparate songs and coming up with something wonderful - not unlike Danger Mouse , actually.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Musicology: Six things learnt from triple j's Hottest 100 of the last 20 years
It was a line worth keeping in mind while listening to triple j's Hottest 100 of the past 20 years, which was played last weekend to celebrate two decades of the youth broadcaster's annual poll of the nation's favourite tracks for the year.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
Ventura County Reporter
From the stage to the screen to the stage
When rap burst on the scene in the 1980s, Hollywood was quick to cash in. Early hip-hop-centric movies like Krush Groove , which featured the first ever on-screen performances of the Beastie Boys and LL Cool J, and the more serious Beat Street hold up surprisingly well, while others like Rappin' and Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo , well, not so ... (more)
Fri May 31, 2013
New York Won
New Yorkers are officially having a love affair with NY1, the 24 hour "news network" that comes free with your Time Warner Cable package.
Tue May 28, 2013
Hamptons Hijinx with Aziz Ansari
Parks and Recreation star Aziz Ansari got up to some Hamptons hijinx in Montauk over the weekend.
Sun May 26, 2013
Nanaimo News Bulletin
Passion for music leads to academia
Cast your mind back to the 1980s when bands like Run DMC and the Beastie Boys were filling the airwaves with a new kind of music - hip hop.
Sat May 25, 2013
Vine, hip-hop and the future of video sharing
Is there a reason Vine videos are exactly six seconds long? Yes, and it has a lot to do with high profile court cases that almost destroyed hip hop music.
The Motley Fool
Iconix Acquires Remaining Interest in Ecko Unltd.
Already owning more than half the interest in IPU Holdings Unltd., the owner of Ecko Unltd., brand licensing and marketing specialist Iconix Brands ( Founded by fashion designer Marc Ecko in 1993, the brand became a fashion staple in the rap and hip-hop scene with artists such as the Beastie Boys, Chuck D, and Spike Lee bringing it to the fore.
Thu May 23, 2013
'Glee' Star Lea Michele To Publish Her Memoir
Random House will publish "Glee" star Lea Michele's book about her life. The autobiography, "Brunette Ambition," is described as "part memoir, part how-to and part style-guide." The book will feature Michele's life growing up in New York City, her stint on Broadway, and her role on the popular FOX series.
Mon May 20, 2013
Ricky Powell "NYC 1985 - Bushwick 2013" Exhibition
To some, 2013 feels very much like the mid-eighties - a transitional period that sees the transference of artistic power between generations occurring.