Arriving via Def Jam, the reissue will be cut from the original masters, and comes almost 30 years after its original release date, Nov. 15, 1986.
Before Dev Hynes went solo, he played as a member of London dance-punk outfit Test Icicles. It wasn’t until 2007 that he moved to NYC as Lightspeed Sound and eventually became Blood Orange. After dropping visuals for “Sandra’s Smile” – a somber ode to Sandra Bland – the singer/songwriter/producer is gearing up to release his third Blood Orange album, Freetown Sound. He shared the album artwork […]
The Beastie Boys released their last album, Hot Sauce Committee Part Two, nearly four years ago in May 2011. One of the release’s biggest draws came courtesy of a Nas feature on the track “Too Many Rappers.” Now, years later, an unreleased video for the track has surfaced after being discovered by a user on a message board dedicated to the […]
In an exclusive interview with Vanity Fair, Michael “Mike D” Diamond of the Beastie Boys says Tupac Shakur’s desire to be accepted as a “gangsta” may have contributed to his violent death in 1996. “He was so determined to be authentic, it ultimately killed him,” he tells Vanity Fair. Diamond sites Tupac’s relatively middle class upbringing, […]
The game show “Jeopardy!” has been on the air so long they can start having themed competitions like “Battle of the Decades.” During the episode based on the 90s, one of the categories was “The 1990s Rap Song.” While nobody expects three “Jeopardy!” contestants to be well versed in the sounds of Dr. Dre, Ice […]
Days after the tragic news of Adam “MCA” Yauch’s death, it has been revealed the Beastie Boys and the label they’re signed to are being sued for the use of uncleared samples. Like TheUrbanDaily.com on Facebook to stay updated with the latest entertainment news and original interviews! Tuf America, a hip-hop/R&B imprint, have taken the […]
The sudden death of Adam “MCA” Yauch has Twitter reeling from the sad news. People all over the social networking site have been posting their thoughts and condolences to Yauch’s family and the remaining members of the legendary trio Beastie Boys. Among the celebrities to reflect on the life of Adam “MCA” Yauch were Questlove, […]
Adam Yauch, aka MCA of The Beastie Boys, has died. Globalgrind.com is reporting that the member of the legendary rap group succumbed to his battle with Cancer. He was 47 years old. RELATED: Beastie Boy Member MCA Has Cancer; Album, Tour Postponed Yauch was a young bass player attending Bard College when he linked up […]