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Beastie Boys’ Song ‘Girls’ Transformed Into Girl Power Anthem for Toy Ad

One of the Beastie Boys’ earliest and most famously misogynistic hits has been retooled by upstart toy company Goldieblox into a girl power anthem that encourages young girls to have fun with science and engineering.

11/22/2013

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Yoko Ono Enlists Beastie Boys And tUnE-yArDs On Two New Tracks

Yoko Ono and the Plastic Ono Band have teamed up with Beastie Boys‘ Mike D and Ad-Rock for the first collaboration since MCA’s death in May of last year.

08/13/2013

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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

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