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Make It So: A ‘Star Trek’ Playlist

It’s the weekend Trekkies have been waiting for since 2009’s cinematic reboot of the enduring sci-fi series.

05/17/2013

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JACK’s Inside Track: Beastie Boys

MCA just had a playground in his old neighborhood of Brooklyn named after him…

104.1 JACK-FM–05/08/2013

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Beastie Boy Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch To Be Honored With Brooklyn Playground

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.

05/02/2013

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Z-Trip On GRAMMY Supergroup “It Never Felt Like Work.”

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 […]

02/11/2013

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GRAMMYS Close With Star-Studded Finale

Capping the 55th Annual 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 crossed a wide range of musical genres to unite for […]

02/10/2013

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JACK’s Inside Track: Biz Markie

Nuthin’ screams entertainment like a big guy with a lisp in a Beethoven wig.

104.1 JACK-FM–01/14/2013

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Coldplay’s Chris Martin On Adam Yauch Tribute: “The Only Thing To Do Is To Sing”

On Friday, news broke of the Beastie Boys’ Adam Yauch’s passing after a difficult battle with cancer. Within minutes of the announcement, the Internet was a blaze with thoughts and sentiments from fans and celebrities […]

05/07/2012

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Red Hot Chili Peppers Pay Tribute To Adam Yauch In NJ

That was the on-stage exchange between Red Hot Chili Peppers Anthony Kiedis and Flea at the first of their two-night stand at New Jersey’s Prudential Center. And it was surely what was on everyone’s mind […]

05/07/2012

JACK’s Inside Track: Beastie Boys-MCA RIP

I was lucky enough to see the Beasties countless times around the country, and MCA was always my favorite–it was a combo of his laid-back rasp and his “beard like a billy goat”. Long live […]

05/07/2012

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Awesome Album Covers: Beastie Boys And “Licensed To Ill”

A few weeks ago when we considered [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Beastie Boys[/lastfm]’ Licensed To Ill as a Best Seller From the ’80s, we noted it was considered either trash or innovative at the time, depending on your […]

12/27/2011

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