Tag: Adam Yauch

2013 Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival Recap

2013 Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival Recap

Check out Brook Bobbin’s extraordinary pictures from the 2013 Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival and legendary acts like Redman and EPMD alongside Pusha T and more.

Adam Yauch Park Naming Ceremony in Brooklyn

Adam Yauch Park Naming Ceremony in Brooklyn

Yesterday the City Parks Dept. renamed Palmetto Playground in Brooklyn after Adam Yauch, better known as MCA from the Beastie Boys, who grew up in the neighborhood and passed away a year ago today.

Adam Yauch of the Beastie Boys by Artist Tom Sanford

Adam Yauch of the Beastie Boys by Artist Tom Sanford

For his “100 Little Deaths” exhibition at Bravinlee programs gallery in Chelsea, NYC painter Tom Sanford drew 100 notable individuals who passed away in 2012….

The Beastie Boys Sue Monster Energy Drink

The Beastie Boys Sue Monster Energy Drink

The Beastie Boys vs. Monster Energy Drink, plus another arguable case.

The Cro-Mags’ John Joseph Remembers Adam “MCA” Yauch

The Cro-Mags’ John Joseph Remembers Adam “MCA” Yauch

The Beastie Boys have great hip-hop moments frozen in time, but for punk rock, these kings were known to share the stage with rock royalty. John Joseph of the Cro-Mags re-tells the story of MCA at CBGB, playing bass for his legendary hardcore band.

Ricky Powell Raps with RTW + MCA Salute

Ricky Powell Raps with RTW + MCA Salute

Our funky uncle Ricky Powell was in the mix with the Rolling Thunder Writers at Presents Gallery last week. Watch the Rickster’s footage honor graf legends, plus one more from New York’s hall of fame.