Media Decoder: Beastie Boys Sign Memoir Deal

The surviving members of the hip-hop group have signed a deal with Spiegel & Grau for a characteristically eclectic book, with a planned fall 2015 release.


ArtsBeat: I Want My Music Videos: The Art Form Gets Its Own Museum Exhibition

“Spectacle: the Music Video,” celebrating the short films made for the music of artists like Devo, Madonna, Peter Gabriel, Beastie Boys and Bjork, will come to the Museum of the Moving Image on April 3.

Adam Yauch, 1964-2012: Adam Yauch, a Founder of the Beastie Boys, Dies at 47

Mr. Yauch, whose nom de rap was MCA, helped make the first hip-hop album to top the Billboard chart, and later became involved in championing freedom in Tibet.

East Village and Lower East Side Celebrate Life of Adam Yauch

In bars and clubs in the East Village and on the Lower East Side, where Adam Yauch wrote some of his music, people celebrated the late rapper’s life on Friday.