beastie boys

November 4, 1993

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On this day in 1993, Adam Horovitz (a.k.a., Ad-Rock) of the Beastie Boys had a run-in with a videographer and was later charged with battery and grand theft (for stealing the [...]

September 27, 2007

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On this day in 2007, it was announced that the Beastie Boys were one of the nine nominees for the 2008 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductions. In December 2011, they were [...]

November 25, 2013

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On this day in 2013, the Beastie Boys sued the toy company GoldieBlox for running an online ad featuring young girls singing an altered cover version of their song [...]

June 15, 1996

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On this day in 1996, The Beastie Boys hosted the first Tibetan Freedom Concert, with performers that included Rage Against The Machine, Sonic Youth, Smashing Pumpkins, The [...]

May 4, 2012

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On this day in 2012, Adam Yauch (aka MCA of the Beastie Boys) passed away after a battle with cancer at age 47 in New York [...]

March 7, 1987

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Today in 1987, the Beastie Boys became the first rap act to have a No. 1 album in the U.S. with their debut, Licensed To Ill. The record was certified platinum on February 2, [...]
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