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MUSIC REVIEW | Beastie Boys – Ill Communication (1994)

While 1986 saw the Beastie Boys big breakthrough with Licensed to Ill, and 1989’s Paul’s Boutique was the critical darling to cement them as serious artists, … 432 more words


MUSIC REVIEW | Beastie Boys – Paul’s Boutique (1989)

As a casual Beastie Boys fan, the holy trinity of definitive albums in their catalogue seems to be the Ills, Licensed to and Communication, with the meat in that iconic triumvirate sandwich being… 686 more words


She's Over It

Written by Ad-Rock and producer Rick “Def Jam” Rubin, the 1985 soundtrack (or “sound track” as it’s listed on the cover) to the smash-bang-hit, She’s On It… 114 more words


MUSIC REVIEW | Beastie Boys – Licensed to Ill (1986)

Three white Jewish kids form New York in the 80s having a crack at rap.  If there were ever ingredients for a gimmick, that was it.  514 more words


La musa de Jean Michel-Basquiat reveló su colección de chamarras de cuero

El noviembre pasado se dio a conocer el nombre de Joy Bouldin una mujer que tenía una estrecha relación con artistas como Andy Warhol y Jean Michel-Basquiat; Ella trabajaba en un famoso club de NY llamado “Danceteria”, el cual muchos de estos artistas frecuentaban. 91 more words


NYTM: Adam Horovitz Remembers Eighth Street in the 1980s

“Dumpster-Diving for Croissants in the East Village”

Adam Horovitz (Ad-Rock), as told to Ada Calhoun for the New York Times Magazine‘s Walking Issue

We lived on Washington Street in the West Village Houses, which my mom called ‘‘a little bit of Queens in Manhattan.’’ I would walk and get my best friend, Arthur Africano, at 10th Street and Sixth Avenue. 335 more words