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Yesterday | Chicago Reader

Chance the Rapper's Acid Rap gets bootlegged again, this time on vinyl

If you attended the CHIRP Record Fair this past weekend there's a chance you came across some of the recent rap and R&B bootleg records I wrote a B Side cover story about a handful of months ago-these are unofficial versions of free mixtapes and albums that either haven't come out on vinyl or are out of print.


Related Topix: Geto Boys, Rap, Hip-Hop, Chicago, IL

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Red Eye Chicago

Duck Sauce 'Quack': A dance house triumph

It's the duo's first full-length album since partnering as Duck Sauce in 2010, and the record makes a good attempt to celebrate many different, danceable sounds.


Related Topix: Dance, Fatboy Slim, Hip-Hop, House, Music, Entertainment

Fri Apr 11, 2014


[News] Rolling Stone Names Classic Rappers Not In Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

LL Cool J and N.W.A are among the Rap acts named in Rolling Stone's list of "20 Classic Artists Still Not in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame."


Related Topix: LL Cool J, Rap, Black Entertainment, Celebrities, N.W.a., Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, Hip-Hop

Trend Hunter Magazine

Search Engine Album Art - Halley Docherty Turns Google Street View into Art

Despite the long-standing tension between the Internet and the music industry, artist Halley Docherty has found a way to harmoniously unite the two, thanks to a project commissioned by British newspaper The Guardian.


Related Topix: Internet, Science / Technology, Hip-Hop

Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Real Deal

8 things we learn in tonighta s a oeMillion Dollar Listing New Yorka

The Beastie Boys of real estate - Fredrik Eklund, Ryan Serhant and Luis Ortiz - are back in the second episode of Bravo's ""Million Dollar Listing New York," singing and dancing their way into our hearts and minds.


Related Topix: Adam Horovitz, Hip-Hop, Million Dollar Listing New York, Entertainment, Television

Tue Apr 08, 2014


Artist Remakes Iconic Album Covers as Seen From the Other Side

Remember that scene in Ghostbusters 2 when Bill Murray wonders whether or not the Statue of Liberty is naked under her toga? Well, this is the album-cover equivalent of that.


Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Metal, Metallica

South County Spotlight

The Big Screen

About: Blu, Jewell and their kids return to the jungle, and Blu battles his father-in-law; Stars: Jesse Eisenberg, Anne Hathaway, Jemaine Clement; Director: Carlos Saldanha About: The Cleveland Browns are on the clock as Hollywood takes a swing at an NFL drama; Stars: Kevin Costner, Chadwick Boseman, Jennifer Garner; Director: Ivan Reitman About: ... (more)


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Hip-Hop

Mon Apr 07, 2014


Revisit Classic Album Covers in Google Street View

Above, we've done our best to recapture the intersection on New York's Lower East Side that won't be renamed Beastie Boys Square anytime soon, despite achieving immortality on the cover of the rappers' 1989 Paul's Boutique .


Related Topix: Hip-Hop

Sun Apr 06, 2014


Isla Vista Riots: Fighting for the Right to Party?

The Beastie Boys might not have had this in mind as Spring Break suddenly got Really Real for the thousands of people attending the Deltopia street party event Saturday.


Related Topix: Isla Vista, CA, Adam Horovitz, Hip-Hop, UC Santa Barbara, Riot

Fri Apr 04, 2014


Campaign to Rename LES Corner 'Beastie Boys Square' Gains Support

Councilman Mark Levine met this week with an advocate trying to get the intersection of Ludlow and Rivington streets renamed "Beastie Boys Square."


Related Topix: Hip-Hop

Tue Apr 01, 2014

WIGM-AM Medford

Beastie Boys Settle With Toy Company

The Beastie Boys have finally reached a settlement with GoldieBlox, a toy company which used the trio's '80s hit "Girls" in a commercial without permission.


Related Topix: Adam Horovitz, Hip-Hop, Entertainment

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Power 105.1 FM

Eminem & Rihanna's The Monster Tour

To call Eminem hip-hop's Elvis is correct to a degree, but it's largely inaccurate.


Related Topix: Hip-Hop

The Plain Dealer

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Does hip-hop belong?

In 2007, Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five became the first hip-hop act inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.


Related Topix: Rap, Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Five, Dance, DMC, Hip-Hop, Music, Entertainment

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Rotten Tomatoes

Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton: This Is Stones Throw Records

Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton is a feature-length documentary about avant-garde Los Angeles-based record label Stones Throw Records.


Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Adam Horovitz, Movie Reviews

Tue Mar 25, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

SoundCheck: Avett Brothers, Scotty McCreery among top live music picks

Seven years ago, the Avett Brothers played a packed Skipper's Smokehouse while supporting their breakout album, Emotionalism .


Related Topix: Scotty McCreery, Country, Hip-Hop, Jennifer Carpenter, Hollywood, FL, Clearwater, FL, Music, Entertainment

Thu Mar 20, 2014


Major Food Group

Sean MacPherson sees a parallel between one of New York's hottest restaurant groups and The Beastie Boys , reports Jeff Gordinier in The New York Times .


Related Topix: Adam Horovitz, Hip-Hop, Publishing, Media, New Times, Restaurant Management, Greenwich Village (New York, NY)

Wed Mar 19, 2014

The Trademark Blog

Where's Cookie Puss At? Beastie Boys v Monster Energy

Monster Energy allegedly disseminated a video that included four songs in which the Beastie Boys owned 50% of the copyright .


Related Topix: Adam Horovitz, Hip-Hop

CBS 47

Toy company issues apology to Beastie Boys over song

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Related Topix: Adam Horovitz, Hip-Hop, Fort White, FL, Bryceville, FL, Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England, Entertainment

Connecticut Post

33 essential debut albums

The Doors, 'The Doors' : The first blast of Jim Morrison's cosmic poetry and the band's organ-driven dark soul, as manifested in the eternally spooky love song, "Light My Fire."


Related Topix: The Doors, Pop/Rock, The Sex Pistols, Punk, Hip-Hop, John Taylor, Jazz, Metal, The Velvet Underground, Music, Entertainment


GoldieBlox Apologizes to Beastie Boys, Saying It Was Naive Rather Than Malicious

Four months after it began, the legal battle between GoldieBlox and the Beastie Boys appears to be winding down, as the band has agreed to drop its lawsuit against the toy maker over the unauthorized use of the song "Girls" in a commercial - in exchange for an apology and a donation to charity.


Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Adam Horovitz