beastie boys

James Winters presents a special tribute to songwriter, film director, and human rights activist MCA of the Beastie Boys who died earlier this month after a three-year battle with throat cancer.

Beastie Boys – Sabotage / MCA tribute


Last week Mike D, the “head grammarian” of Beastie Boys, stopped by The Colbert Report to solve a dispute between New York Times crossword puzzle editor Will Shortz and blogger Julieanne Smolinski about the meaning of “illin.”

Mike D’s Hip Hop Semantics


Check out this mashup of Beyonce’s “Run the World (Girls)” and the Beastie Boys’ “Girls” which Captain Cuts merges together to give us “Girls On Girls.”

Beyonce & Beastie Boys – Girls On Girls (Captain Cuts Remix) by Captain Cuts


This is the Beastie Boys with the video for “Make Some Noise” from their long delayed album Hot Sauce Committee Part Two (which lintly won’t stop raving about).

Beastie Boys – Make Some Noise


One beautiful mind thought to swap out Cylons and Vipers in place of Spike Jonez’ 70’s fueled bucket of kick-ass that was the Beastie Boys’ iconic Sabotage video, and all I can say is: THANK YOU.

Beats the everloving s$%! out of that half-assed “All Along the Watchtower” cover, don’t it?