UPDATE! Turns out the Beastie Boys aren’t as stoked as everyone else is about the ad. While they say that they support the message of the ad, it’s just that, an AD, and they didn’t give the company permission to use their music. Get caught up on the drama HERE
Good News! The surviving members of the Beastie Boys appear in a new music video. The bad news, its the video for Yoko Ono‘s “Bad Dancer.” Ad-Rock and Mike D helped do the mixing for this song…but its not enough to save it. This song suuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuucks. But it is nice to see them again. They are said to be working on their memoirs, due out in 2015.
Today is a very special edition of the GAS2GO podcast. Garner starts talking about the shame men feel buy womans “products” at the drug store, and that turns into a conversation about ladies plumbing…He also talks Beastie Boys, and taking the law into your own hands.
The surviving Beastie Boys have been super quiet since Adam “MCA” Yauch’s untimely death last year, but in a surprising turn, member Mike D has released a new track “Humberto vs the New Reactionaries: Christine and the Queens Remixx”. It is part of the soundtrack to Kenzo’s Spring/Summer 2014 show. Basically, Spike Jonze introduced Mike to the brand’s creative director, Humberto Leon, and the rest is history.
It was exactly one year ago today that the world lost Beastie Boys member Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch. In honor, Brooklyn’s Palmetto Playground (the same Adam learned to ride a bike in) was officially renamed Adam Yauch Park.
“It’s fitting we’re here today to dedicate a playground to Adam Yauch,” he said, “because like the Wu-Tang clan, Beastie Boys is for the children.”
Check out fellow Beastie Boy Ad-Rock’s speech from the ceremony…
This is pretty awesome. Check out this unheard interview from the Beastie Boys from the mid 80′s. They talk about touring with Madonna, almost getting arrested, being white rappers, and where their name came from. The cartoon visuals make it even more amazing.