At last, someone mashed up Sesame Street with “Sabotage”

YouTuber Mylo The Cat, a.k.a. Adam Schleichkorn, specializes in mashups between classic TV series and modern music, featuring characters from Rick And Morty, He-Man, SpongeBob, and especially Sesame Street. A previous video highlighted the Muppets interpreting The Beastie Boys’ “So What’cha Want,” and now Mylo returns…

KRS-One apologizes for musically killing off Ad-Rock from the Beastie Boys

Earlier this week, sharp-eared music fans noticed a slight mistake in KRS-One’s latest song, with the rapper including the Beastie Boys’ Adam “Ad-Rock” Horovitz on his new track “Hip Hop Speaks From Heaven.” The trouble was, Ad-Rock’s still alive, and thus unavailable for celestial speaking engagements; now, KRS-One…

“Hulk My Hogan” is a delirious mashup of rap and wrestling greats

Back in January, DJ Cummerbund favored the internet with “Under Starships,” an epic mashup that united Nicki Minaj with such departed heroes as Freddie Mercury and David Bowie in some kind of interdimensional after-party. That video also demonstrated DJ Cummerbund’s fondness for classic wrestling, via a posthumous…

The Beastie Boys’ lawsuit against Monster Energy Drink just got more extreme

In 2012, the Beastie Boys’ Adam “Ad-Rock” Horovitz and Mike “Mike D” Diamond sued Monster Energy Drink for $2.5 million for using their songs in a promotional video without permission. At Monster’s annual “Ruckus In The Rockies” snowboarding competition, DJ Z-Trip put together a special Beastie Boys mix to commemorate…

Beastie Boys settle lawsuit with GoldieBlox over “Girls”

The Beastie Boys have settled their lawsuit with toy company GoldieBlox. The company—which used the Boys’ track “Girls” in a commercial last year without the group’s permission—has to both issue a public apology and kick over a portion of its revenues to charities selected by the Beastie Boys, benefitting science,…