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Flashback Friday: The Beastie Boys Rock Soul Train In 1987


Visit for more information Who would have thought a trio of white kids would be rapping on the classic dance-show, Soul Train, in 1987? Ad-Rock, MCA and Mike D weren’t just a “trio of white kids,” though. They were the future of Hip Hop and their energy was through the roof. Ask any veteran […]

The Tanning Of America: Part II: Fight The Power

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Visit for more information Watch part two of “The Tanning of America” as Steve Stoute continues to prove how Hip Hop is in direct relation to our nation’s first black president. This episode covers the growth of not only the music but also the culture from 1987-1992.

Beastie Boys Adam “MCA” Yauch To Be Honored At This Years Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival

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Visit for more information The Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival is only getting bigger and better. In addition to having headliners Pusha T, EPMD and Redman, the producers of the Festival will be honoring Adam “MCA” Yauch of the Beastie Boys with a special tribute. Wes Jackson, Executive Director of the Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival had […]

1985 Interview With Beastie Boys Gets Animated

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Visit for more information The Beastie Boys get the black and white treatment Blank on Blank presents a very dope animated interview from the legendary Beastie Boys that was conducted in 1985 on ABC News Radio. The interview took place in Washington D.C. while the Beastie Boys were on tour with Madonna. Advertisement Roger […]

A History of Hip-Hop’s Sampling Lawsuits

Visit for more information Following Lord Finesse’s lawsuit against Mac Miller, The Source thought it would be appropriate to highlight the lawsuits that have arisen in hip-hop in the past over sampling and copyright infringements. Mac Miller is not alone in the present nor the past, as many of his contemporaries and predecessors have […]

The Fashion of The Beastie Boys

Visit for more information   Advertisement The Beastie Boys had a style like no other act in Hip-Hop. Their Punk Rock meets Hip-Hop fashion appealed to all masses and gave them that edgy New York flavor that came with their music along with their style. Leather Jackets, tracksuits, bright baseball caps, a pair of […]

Slaughterhouse Reveals ‘Welcome To: OUR HO– USE’ Cover & Release Date

Visit for more information Slaughterhouse has revealed the cover and release date to their anticipated album Welcome To: OUR HO– USE. The cover of the album can be seen above and the release date for the album will be August 28th. You can expect their next single ‘Throw It Away’ featuring Swizz Beatz to drop […]

Rappers Who You Might See Out During Go Skateboarding Day

Visit for more information June 21st may seem like another scorching hot day, but globally, its known to skaters as “Go Skateboarding Day,” which encourages all skateboarders in the world to take up their decks, hit the streets, and skate! Above is a list of 10 rappers who skate, have skated, and/or were influenced […]

Slaughterhouse And Beastie Boys Cover The New Issue Of The Source

Visit for more information In the new issue of the Source, rap group Slaughterhouse talks about the art of rapping, reinventing themselves and being signed to the highest selling rapper of all time, Eminem.  Joe Budden, Joell Ortiz, Crooked I and Royce Da 5’9” are four solo MCs who came together to form the […]

The Roots Pay Tribute To MCA At 5th Annual Roots Picnic

Visit for more information The Roots gave a proper tribute to Beastie Boys member Adam “MCA” Yauch who passed away last month. During this past weekend’s 5th annual Roots Picnic the jamming Hip-Hop crew covered the Beastie Boys “Paul Revere.”  Advertisement  – Sean Lynch (@Kiddfuture)

Lyricist Lounge 20th Year Anniversary Reunion

Visit for more information The Lyricist Lounge showcases, albums and television show serve as legendary elements in the foundation of hip-hop culture.  On Wednesday night, twenty years in, Danny Castro, Ant Marshall and the rest of the family brought it back to the essence. Their 20th year anniversary reunion party was held in Greenwhich Village at Le Poisson […]

Ad-Rock Joins Fans In Support Of MCA Day In NYC

Visit for more information Fans of the Beastie Boys came out in support of MCA Day in NYC this past weekend. One surprise guest that showed up unexpectedly made the entire gathering all worth wile. Watch as Ad-Rock made an appearance at MCA Day and a always RIP Adam “MCA” Yauch of the Beastie […]

Ad-Rock Thanks Fans For Support, Following The Passing Of MCA

Visit for more information The remaining members of the Beastie Boys broke their silence following, MCA’s passing. Adam “Ad-Rock” Horovitz took to the groups blog to thank fans for the support.    – Sean Lynch (@Kiddfuture) Advertisement As you can imagine, shit is just fkd up right now. but i wanna say thank you […]

Beastie Boys’ Adam “MCA” Yauch Passes Away At 47

Visit for more information   Adam Yauch, better known as MCA of the legendary Beastie Boys, dies today after a long battle with cancer. He was 47. Advertisement Along with Adam “King Ad Rock” Horowitz and Michael “Mike D” Diamond, MCA sold millions of albums and helped revolutionize the culture of Hip Hop. The […]

Hot Shot: 2012 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Visit for more information McIntosh Laboratory, the global leader in prestigious audio for over 60 years and proud sponsor of The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s new “Grateful Dead: The Long, Strange Trip” exhibition, presented each of the performing inductees with a gift of one of its acclaimed MANHATTAN Collection (MXA60) tabletop music systems. […]

Mixtape: Mick Boogie Presents Beastie Boys: The Grand Royal

Visit for more information One of the best mixtape DJ’s these days, Mick Boogie pays tribute to The Beastie Boys. As the historic trio is welcomed into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame we get a mixtape presented by Mick Boogie, The Grand Royal. A great cover shot by photographer Jonathan Mannion.  – Sean […]

The Roots, Kid Rock & Travie McCoy Perform Beastie Boys Tribute

Visit for more information The Roots were joined by Travie McCoy and Kid Rock for a Beastie Boys tribute performance at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony. Chuck D of Public Enemy did the honors of inducting Mike D and Ad-Rock who were present in MCA’s absence. Check out the ceremony when […]