On the corner of Ludlow and Rivington Streets o the Lower East Side, a new mural was completed this weekend celebrating the Beastie Boys.
The current property owner of the street corner in New York City has announced that a mural will be put up celebrating both the group and the album.
Monster will fork over $1.7 million to the Beastie Boys as a result of using their music without permission. A New York Superior Court jury came to the verdict today (June 5) after an eight day trial.
Yauch was among the world’s most famous Buddhists, creating the nonprofit organization the Milarepa Fund in 1994 to help support Tibetan independence, going on to organize the Tibetan Freedom Concerts in 1996.
“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.