Turntable master Kid Koala has joined forces with Dynomite D (known for remixing Money Mark and collaborating with the Beastie Boys), as well as the former rhythm section of Australian band Wolfmother, to form a new group
The announcement that Jay-Z will be filling in for the Beastie Boys at All Points West following annoucement of MCA’s health concerns marks the first time the world’s biggest rapper will perform at a US Festival. Having rocked Glastonbury last year, is Jay ready to become the go-to MC for large scale events? It could be a better career move than say, being CEO of a record label.
The fact that Jigga want’s to be a “rock star” is hardly news to anyone who has watched him jump from height to height over his career. It’s been a decade since he was much concerned with being the world greatest rapper. And his foray as the CEO MC seems to have slowed with the rest of the global economy. He first dropped the words “rock …
Just this past Friday we reported that the Beastie Boys would release a limited vinyl over the weekend, and they are making news again today.
Adam Yauch was diagnosed with a cancerous tumor in his left partoid (salivary) gland last week. It’s early enough that the disease is localized and can be treated immediately. The cancer and the surgery will not affect Yauch’s vocal chords. However, the surgery and the weeks of follow-up treatment and recovery have put the band’s plans for touring and releasing their album Hot Sauce Committee Part 1 on hold.
In a video posted on the band’s site, Yauch said, “I just need to take a little time to get this in check, and then we’ll release the record and play some shows. It’s a pain in the neck (sorry had to …
A couple of days late on this one, but you can’t complain.