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Paul's Boutique

Beastie Boys, ‘Paul’s Boutique’: Album Cover Location Gets Commemorative Mural To Celebrate Anniversary

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It’s hard to believe the Beastie Boys released their second album, Paul’s Boutique, 25 years ago. Over the two decades, the New York City location has become historic, bringing Beastie fans from all over the world there to the very spot. And tomorrow, July 26, the location that stood as the album’s cover art will receive a mural paying tribute to the rap / rock / hip-hop group.READ MORE

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James Murphy To Produce Soundtrack For Blockbuster Starring Ad-Rock, Ben Stiller, And More

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Former LCD Soundsystem frontman James Murphy has teamed up with director Noah Baumbach once again to produce the soundtrack for his new big budget film, While We're Young.READ MORE

Beastie Boys’ Monster Energy Copyright Trial Ends, Band Awarded $1.7 Million

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The Beastie Boys trial ended today with the band being awarded $1.7 million.READ MORE

Beastie Boys’ Ad-Rock Gets Down and Dirty on ‘Inside Amy Schumer’

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The Beastie Boy stopped by Comedy Central's 'Inside amy Schumer' to dance alongside cabaret singer Bridget Everett.READ MORE

Beastie Boys’ Monster Energy Trial Kicks Off with an Amusing Start, Ad-Rock Laughs It Up

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The Beastie Boys' Monster Energy trial began yesterday in New York to a hysterical start, giving Ad-Rock some laughs along the way.READ MORE

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6 Artists Whose Best Album Didn't Sell Well: The Beach Boys, Kanye West, and more

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If a musician is lucky enough to reach a wide audience, the best they can hope for is that their fans support them through any whims of experimentation and artistic growth. This worked great for the Beatles and Radiohead, but there are plenty of other musicians whose artistic peaks didn’t match their commercial peaks. Here are six artists whose best albums didn’t sell as well as their other albums.READ MORE

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Eight Bands That Moved Away from Punk: Beastie Boys, Green Day, and more

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The world would be a much poorer place if punk rock didn't exist. It's a great place for musicians to start out, but there's only so much someone can do within the genre before they or their audience gets bored with it, which is why so many bands that started in punk eventually moved on, such as...READ MORE

GoldieBlox posts apology letter to Beastie Boys

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Following the lawsuit settlement, GoldieBlox have posted a public apology to Beastie Boys on their website. The suit stemmed from the feminist toy company improperly using the bands 1987 song "Girls" in one of their ads.READ MORE

Lawsuit between Beaties Boys and feminist toy company GoldieBlox ends in settlement

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After an almost four-month back-and-forth legal battle, Beastie Boys and feminist toy company GoldieBlox have settled a lawsuit about the fair use of the hip-hop trio's 1987 track "Girls" for a parody ad campaign. According to The Hollywood Reporter, with the settlement agreement, the terms of which haven't been made known, the case is dismissed with prejudice.READ MORE

Proposal for Beastie Boys Square co-naming rejected by Manhattan community board

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The proposal to co-name the intersection of Ludlow and Rivington in New York's Lower East Side "Beastie Boys Square" was denied yesterday by a Manhattan community board. Brooklyn resident LeRoy McCarthy had chosen the intersection because the corner is featured on the cover of the hip-hop trio's groundbreaking 1989 album, Paul's Boutique, and began his proposal late last year.READ MORE

'Beastie Boys Square' proposal needs more signatures before board will vote

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As previously reported, Brooklyn resident LeRoy McCarthy's proposal to name the intersection of Ludlow and Rivington streets in New York's Lower East Side after the Beastie Boys went before a local community board panel on Tuesday. The board was not satisfied with the number of collected signatures and are asking for him to get more signatures from residents and merchants in the immediate area before they will vote.READ MORE

Manhattan Community Board to vote on 'Beastie Boys Square' intersection in the Lower East Side

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As previously reported, Brooklyn resident LeRoy McCarthy wrote a petition to name the intersection of Ludlow and Rivington streets in New York's Lower East Side after the Beastie Boys. Tomorrow evening, a community board in lower Manhattan will vote for the corner to be renamed "Beastie Boys Square." The area was chosen because the corner is featured on the cover of the hip-hop trio's groundbreaking 1989 album, Paul's Boutique.READ MORE

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Ben Gibbard, Ad-Rock have scored movies for the Sundance Film Festival

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The Sundance Film Festival won't just be about debuting some of the best independent film out there this year, the annual showcase will also feature some musical scores from two musical mainstays. Both Death Cab For Cutie's Ben Gibbard and Beastie Boy Adam "Ad-Rock" Horovitz have created music for two Sundance movies this year, according to IndieWire.READ MORE

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Beastie Boys and Spike Jonze wrote a script together for a feature-length film years ago, but unfortunately it was never made

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Before Spike Jonze was the hot shot filmmaker we know today, one of his assignments in the '90s was to shoot photographs of Beastie Boys for Dirt magazine. The result of that shoot was a close bond between himself and the three MC's, Mike "Mike D" Diamond, Adam "Ad-Rock" Horovitz and Adam "MCA" Yauch.READ MORE

New York man petitions for 'Paul's Boutique' intersection to be named after the Beastie Boys

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Remember that guy who wanted to name a Brooklyn intersection after Biggie? Well he's back in the street naming game, this time in New York's Lower East Side. According to DNAinfo, Brooklyn resident LeRoy McCarthy wants to name the intersection of Ludlow and Rivington streets after the Beastie Boys. The corner of this intersection is featured on the cover of the hip-hop trio's groundbreaking 1989 album, Paul's Boutique.READ MORE

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