“We know this is only one of the many mistakes we’re bound to make as we grow our business,” GoldieBlox wrote on their website. “The great thing about mistakes is how much you can learn from them.”
The Beastie Boys have settled with GoldieBlox for an undisclosed amount over the toy company’s use of their song “Girls” in a parody video ad.
Frontwoman Debbie Harry started by dancing and rapping along to “Rapture” for six minutes before she sped things up with the energetic “(You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (To Party!)”
It’s that time of year when the entertainment industry turns its collective attention towards Park City, Utah, as the 2014 Sundance Film Festival is rapidly approaching over the ten days between Jan. 16-26.
With the Beastie Boys still trying to scrape the whole Goldieblox “Girls” controversy from the soles of their limited edition Adidas, a new petition wants to rename a NYC street corner in their honor.
The lawsuit claims that the toy company has infringed upon other artists, including Queen, Daft Punk, Kaskade, Krewella, Avicii, Slam, k.flay and Trevor Guthrie.
These five songs came firing back into our lives through some strange pathways: a fictional chemist, an overzealous Celtics fan, blurry courtroom controversies and a Toyota commercial.
“Although we believe our parody video falls under fair use, we would like to respect his wishes and yours.”
According to entertainment lawyer John Seay, Golieblox using “Girls” without asking for the band’s permission could very well have been part of their plan to get the ad and its message to a larger audience.
One of the Beastie Boys’ earliest and most famously misogynistic hits has been retooled by upstart toy company Goldieblox into a girl power anthem that encourages young girls to have fun with science and engineering.
Yoko Ono and the Plastic Ono Band have teamed up with Beastie Boys’ Mike D and Ad-Rock for the first collaboration since MCA’s death in May of last year.
On Friday, the city of New York will recognize deceased Beastie Boy Adam “MCA” Yauch by renaming Brooklyn’s Palmetto Playground to the Adam Yauch Playground.
Capping the 55th GRAMMY Awards, LL Cool J, blink-182‘s Travis Barker, Rage Against The Machine‘s Tom Morello, Public Enemy‘s Chuck D and DJ Z-Trip bridged a wide range of musical genres to unite for a […]
Capping the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards, LL Cool J, blink-182‘s Travis Barker, Rage Against The Machine‘s Tom Morello, Public Enemy‘s Chuck D and DJ Z-Trip crossed a wide range of musical genres to unite for […]