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.
Tag: Adam Yauch
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.
The Beastie Boys vs. Monster Energy Drink, plus another arguable case.
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.
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.
Hip-hop’s spirit is broken today with the sad passing of Adam Yauch of the Beastie Boys. As a sign of respect to these trailblazers of rock and rap, we pay tribute to the Beasties in the re-issue of issue 28′s cover story. RIP MCA.