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‘Monks’ Pay Tribute To Adam Yauch By Breakdancing

Last friday a group of men, dressed as Tibetan Buddhist Monks (who knows, they might actually be!) took to New York City’s Union Square as a tribute to deceased Beastie Boy member Adam Yauch a.k.a MCA. Playing various Beastie Boy tracks the ‘Monks’ were seen breakdancing in honor of MCA Day, an annual event marking […]

Ric Menello, Hip-Hop Video Director Behind LL Cool J, Beastie Boys’ Dead At 59

Ric Menello, a pioneer of hip-hop videos with groups like Run-DMC and the Beastie Boys and later an acclaimed independent filmmaker, died Friday of a heart attack. He was 59. A lifelong New Yorker, Menello directed the video for the Beastie Boys’ 1987 anthem of anarchy and fun, “Fight for Your Right to Party.” He […]

Beastie Boys Officially Inducted Into Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

The legendary Beastie Boys became just the third hip-hop act to be anointed into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Saturday evening (April 14) in Cleveland. While the trio were set to perform, the planned show was cut, last minute, following an announcement that group member MCA was unable to attend. However, a […]