Rap’s early origins, if we are being historically correct, were partially nurtured by punk and new wave, coming out of rebellious Manhattan kids (and those influenced by the music coming out of the area).
Beastie Boys have been battling Monster energy drink in court for awhile now. It all began with a copyright violation suit filed by the Beastie Boys, centering around a "megamix" put together by DJ Z-Trip for a snowboarding recap video, sponsored by Monster.
Beastie Boys Write Open Letter To Toy Company Illegally Using "Girls" [Update: Company Pulls "Girls" From Ad] Nov 28, 2013 at 10:40am
It's pretty common knowledge that the Beastie Boys do not allow their music to be used for commercial purposes.
The Beastie Boys have never exactly kept things conventional, starting from their break-out in hip-hop scene as three young Jewish (formerly in to hardcore punk) rappers, until they had a strong hold on rap and pop culture world-wide, with over 25 years of suc
The director for one of hip hop's most influential music videos, "(You Gotta) Fight For You Right (To Party)", has died at the age of 60.Even though he may not have been a household name, director Ric Menello's work has surely been seen.
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