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

    7:10 pm PDT 03/17/2014
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    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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  2. '12 O'Clock Boys' Follows the Misadventures of a Renegade Dirt Bike Gang

    3:12 pm PST 02/05/2014
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    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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  3. Petition Launched to Name Manhattan Corner After Beastie Boys

    7:31 pm PST 12/17/2013
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    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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  4. Beastie Boys vs. GoldieBlox: New Countersuit as Universal Music Watches Closely

    10:45 am PST 12/11/2013
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    The dispute isn't over -- after pulling Beastie Boys' "Girls" from one viral advertisement, the toy company could also find itself facing claims over music from Daft Punk and others in more ads. READ MORE

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  5. 'Girls' Viral Video: Beastie Boys Open Letter Says, 'We Tried to Simply Ask ... YOU sued US.'

    11:27 am PST 11/25/2013
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    "We were very impressed by the creativity and the message behind your ad," Mike D and Ad-Rock wrote about the commercial that's now at the center of a copyright fight. READ MORE

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  6. Beastie Boys, 'Girls' Viral Video in Copyright Infringement Fight

    2:22 pm PST 11/22/2013
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    Goldieblox, the company responsible for the "Princess Machine" advertisement, demands a declaratory judgment that its parody of the song is fair use. READ MORE

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  7. Beastie Boys Can't Escape 'Paul's Boutique' Sampling Lawsuit

    12:20 pm PDT 09/12/2013
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    But here's why Michael Diamond, Adam Horovitz and the late Adam Yauch came out ahead anyway in a judge's ruling this week. READ MORE

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  8. Robin Thicke to Headline Pre-VMAs Concert Benefiting Lifebeat

    2:47 pm PDT 08/09/2013
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    The "Blurred Lines" singer's performance will take place on Friday, Aug. 23 at New York's Terminal 5. READ MORE

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  9. David LaChapelle Designs Beastie Boys Skateboard for Charity

    11:00 am PDT 06/21/2013
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    The photographer joins stars of sports, art and fashion for the "W Room and Boards" initiative, which aims to raise money for inner city youth programs. READ MORE

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  10. Brooklyn Park Dedicated to Beastie Boys' Adam Yauch

    12:46 pm PDT 05/03/2013
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    In a ceremony held a day before the one-year anniversary of Yauch's death, Brooklyn Borough president Marty Markowitz commended the Parks Department for honoring "one of Brooklyn’s most culturally influential sons." READ MORE

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  11. Beastie Boys Sign Deal to Write Memoir

    9:11 pm PDT 04/28/2013
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    Michael Diamond and Adam Horovitz will pen an atypical memoir -- being described as a "multidimensional experience" -- via a deal with Random House imprint Spiegel & Grau. READ MORE

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  12. Beastie Boys Seek to Drop Bomb on 'Paul's Boutique' Sampling Lawsuit

    10:25 am PST 11/28/2012
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    The group asks a judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed the day before Adam Yauch died because casual observers won't be able to identify the source of samples. READ MORE

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  13. Questlove To Teach 'Classic Albums' Course At NYU; Syllabus Will Include Michael Jackson's 'Off the Wall,' Beasties' 'Paul's Boutique'

    6:42 pm PDT 10/16/2012
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    An NPR intern's dismissive review of Public Enemy's "It Takes A Nation..." inadvertently brings the "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" drummer to the Ivory Tower. READ MORE

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  14. Kanye West Sued Over Song Sampling

    3:49 pm PDT 09/28/2012
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    A New York label claims the rapper illegally used bits of a 1969 song by New Orleans legend Eddie Bo in the chart-topping 2010 disc "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy." READ MORE

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  15. A Closer Look at the Beastie Boys' Lawsuit Against Monster Energy (Analysis)

    8:55 am PDT 08/10/2012
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    Just what exactly are Michael Diamond, Adam Horovitz and the executor of the estate of the late Adam Yauch claiming? READ MORE

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