Los muchachos de Beastie Boys están atravesando por un momento complicado. Es obvio que después del fallecimiento de Adam Yauch, la agrupación pasaría por situaciones difíciles, pero la demanda que recién le cayó a la agrupación no está facilitando en nada las cosas. Resulta que el 3 de mayo pasado (un día antes del fallecimiento de Yauch), la disquera Tuf America demandó a los Beastie Boys por violación de derechos de autor. Según la disquera, los temas de Beastie Boys “Hold It Now Hit It”, “The New Style” [...]
Just days following the news that Adam "MCA" Yauch had died of cancer at the tragically young age of 47, AllHipHop.com reported late last night that a hip hop label by the name of Tuf America is suing the Beastie Boys and Capitol Records for copyright infringement in regards to four tracks — two from 19862s License to Ill and two from 1989 masterpiece Paul's Boutique . Tuf America is alleging that the group illegally sampled two tracks by an artist called Trouble Funk, and is looking to be compensated for earnings made on the original [...]
Punk-angst with some of the best structured songs to come out of the 80's, Licensed To Ill is what happens when you take a visionary like Rick Rubin (hate him or love him, the man is still a genius) and put him in a room with three kids out of New York who were hungry, talented, and ready to make an artistic change.
Adam Yauch (MCA of the Beastie Boys) was sadly diagnosed with cancer in 2009. These tragic news resulted in a cancelled tour and a big delay on their anticipated album 'Hot Sauce... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
by BBG The first two hip hop records that I ever heard in full were nothing less than classics. I'll always remember having the cassette-dubs of the harder-than-hard leather-clad Run DMC, whose Raising Hell was the pinnacle of hip hop badassery. On the other side of the coin was the boyish, obnoxious, beer-soaked young lads responsible for the oh-so-fun Licensed to Ill . It was the perfect yin-and-yang, but I latched onto the Beastie Boys more, partly due to their cartoonish antics [...]