NEW YORK (AP) — It’s a rap: The Beastie Boys have won $1.7 million in a copyright violation case against the maker of Monster Energy drink. Thursday’s ruling ends a case in which the two […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Beastie Boys rapper Adam “Ad-Rock” Horovitz had an easy answer for a New York lawyer asking why the hip-hop group refuses to endorse products but licensed its music for a watch […]
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Northern California toy company is fighting for its right to parody a popular Beastie Boys song. Oakland-based GoldieBlox filed a lawsuit in federal court seeking permission to continue using a […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hip-hop may need a checkup. The culture that in the 1990s lost its brightest stars to gun violence has in recent years seen a series of notable rappers die of drug- and […]
Randy Newman’s glad he didn’t have to do anything drastic to get into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The members of Rush are choosing to let bygones be bygones. And Quincy Jones, well, he’s still mad.
Green Day will welcome fellow hard rockers Guns N’ Roses into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Rock Hall spokesman Todd Mesek said Monday that Green Day members Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt and […]