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It still feels hard to believe. Friday's news about the passing of MCA (Adam Yauch) of The Beastie Boys shocked nearly everyone, forcing us to confront mortality and look back on the group's lasting legacy.
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Beastie Boys aren't supposed to die, and they certainly aren't supposed to succumb to cancer when they're only 47. But that's what happened today: MCA has passed away.
The Beastie Boys seemed eternally youthful -- from their punky beginnings to their prank-rap stardom, to their string of genuine a ... More >>
September 15 marks the celebration of Grito de Dolores one of the five Fiestas Patrias, or national holidays in Mexican history. It's an important day, coming directly before Aniversario de la Independencia, the day Father Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla called for the end of Spanish rule in Mexi ... More >>
The Beastie Boys' bombass release of their short film Fight For Your Right Revisited is finally here, according to Consequence of Sound. Is it just as good as you imagined it would be? No, because it's even better.There is a lot of rapping, a ton of celebrity cameos, and most of all, there is a l ... More >>
It's a lighter load for this week's incoming shows -- mostly due to the fact that we had two different sets of incoming shows last week. That's not to say that there aren't some doozies amongst this week's announcements, though. For those fans of old-school hip hop, we have EMPD making a ruc ... More >>
The Godfather himself, Afrika Bambaataa.
Bar Smith's Wednesday night electro affair Pinky Ring has featured a bangin' array of guest DJs over the past six months (including local hero Z-Trip). And now the organizers behind PR are about to add another big name to the list: Afrika Bambaataa.
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