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  1. John Berry, Original Beastie Boys Member, Dies at 52

    7:02 am 5/20/2016

    He is credited for coming up with the name Beastie Boys and hosting the group's first practices and performances in front of an audience at his apartment. Read more

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  2. 'Hustlers Convention': Film Review

    11:33 am 6/30/2015

    British-made passion-project documentary pays tribute to a highly influential cult album from the dawn of hip-hop, with cameos by some famous musical fansRead more

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  3. Sony's Legacy Names Syd Schwartz VP Digital Marketing

    10:19 am 6/18/2014

    Tech vet comes to the label from Linchpin Digital, the marketing and strategy firm he founded, as well as stints at the Capitol, Virgin and Wind-up labels.Read more

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  4. Rob Stevenson on the Rise at Republic, Named EVP

    3:49 pm 6/9/2014

    The veteran A&R exec gets a promotion after signing Gotye, Phantogram, Of Monsters and Men and others.Read more

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  5. Beastie Boys Awarded $1.7 Million in Monster Copyright Case

    3:31 pm 6/5/2014

    The energy drink company admitted to infringing on the band's work with a snowboarding video it sponsored.Read more

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  6. Luscious Jackson Brings Mom Funk to L.A. After 14-Year Absence: Concert Review

    5:51 pm 5/31/2014

    Veteran (mostly) female funk combo stages comeback with pleasant hour-and-15-minute El Rey set.Read more

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  7. Beastie Boys vs. Monster: Ad-Rock Takes the Stand

    5:36 pm 5/27/2014

    The band's copyright infringement lawsuit against the beverage company goes to trial today in Manhattan. Read more

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  8. Beastie Boys, GoldieBlox Settle Lawsuit Over 'Girls' Viral Video

    6:50 pm 3/17/2014

    A contentious legal battle over fair use comes to a close with an apology and a charitable payment issued by the toy company.Read more

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  9. '12 O'Clock Boys' Follows the Misadventures of a Renegade Dirt Bike Gang

    6:58 am 1/31/2014

    Oscilloscope's doc continues Beastie Boy Adam Yauch's mission of bringing hard-to-categorize movies to the big screen.Read more

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  10. Petition Launched to Name Manhattan Corner After Beastie Boys

    7:19 pm 12/17/2013

    The man who wanted to name a Brooklyn corner after The Notorious B.I.G. is now campaigning to name the Lower East Side corner where the "Paul's Boutique" cover was shot after the iconic hip-hop trio. Read more

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