Beastie Boys News
Miami plastic surgeon who films surgeries on Snapchat gets reality show
Dr. Michael Salzhauer, who shows off all kinds of procedures from butt lifts to full "mommy makeovers," now stars in a TV show called "Dr.
Beastie Boys' 'Licensed to Ill' Turns 30
Beastie Boys ' landmark debut album "Licensed to Ill" was released November 15, 1986 -- 30 years ago today. The album became the first rap record to top the Billboard 200, and has since been certified diamond for 10 million sales. Prior to recording "Licensed to Ill," Beastie Boys were a hardcore
Britney Spears, De La Soul, Carly Rae Jepsen and More Music Reviews
This week we listen to Britney Spears’ latest, hip-hop legends De La Soul release their first album in 11 years, Carly Rae Jepsen releases eight songs that didn’t make it onto her “Emotion” album in honor of that album’s first anniversary, Ingrid Michaelson releases a brand new album, members of
Steve Gleason: My playlist
The documentary film "Gleason" tells the inspiring story of former New Orleans Saints player Steve Gleason facing life after a diagnosis of ALS and how that changed his perspective on becoming a father. Music plays an integral role in the "Gleason" family, and, as shown throughout the film, many of
Two of the Year's Best Albums Were Just Released
This week, sample-heavy Australian crew The Avalanches release their long-awaited sophomore album, sixteen years after their debut. Additionally, rapper ScHoolboy Q drops a new album, Kathleen Hanna’s latest band The Julie Ruin make a return, Aphex Twin delivers a new EP, Moloko’s Roisin Murphy has
Andy Samberg, The Lonely Island Talk the Making of 'Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping'
The comedy musical trio appear on "Popcorn With Peter Travers" as their first big screen film hits theaters.
Original Beastie Boys Guitarist John Berry Dies at 52
John Berry, one of the original Beastie Boys , has died at the age of 52. The Associated Press and Rolling Stone both confirmed the news with Berry's father and stepmother and report that the former guitarist for the group suffered from frontal lobe dementia before his death. Original Beastie Boys
Rock & Roll Hall Inductee Ice Cube Reflects on N.W.A. Days
Though pioneering hip-hop group N.W.A. broke up decades ago, they're having a very good year. After being the subject of the Oscar-nominated movie "Straight Outta Compton," the group is being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame tonight in Brooklyn, New York. Kendrick Lamar will induct the
Remembering Phife Dawg: How He Changed Hip-Hop Forever
Hip-hop artist Malik Taylor, better known as Phife Dawg, has died from complications resulting from his diabetes, his family confirmed today. He was 45. As a member of A Tribe Called Quest , Phife Dawg helped shape and create a new brand of hip-hop. With thoughtful flows, a playful sense of humor,
Pete Yorn, Lucius, Jeff Buckley and More Music Reviews
This week singer-songwriter Pete Yorn releases his first solo album since 2010, indie-rockers Lucius deliver their sophomore effort, the late Jeff Buckley ’s first recordings for Columbia see release, They Might Be Giants drop their third studio album in a year, The Gaslight Anthem’s Brian Fallon