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Watch “25 Years Of Ill Communication” On The Beastie Boys (Documentary)

Nice documentary “Still Ill”… 25 Years after the release of “Ill Communication” by the Beastie Boys.

‘Still Ill: 25 Years of the Beastie Boys’ “Ill Communication”‘ features Michael “Mike D” Diamond and Adam “Ad-Rock” Horovitz diving deep into the making of the band’s epic 1994 album – and, arguably, one of their high points as artists and generational touchstones. The 15-minute documentary tracks the Beastie Boys’ rejuvenation in the years after the release of 1989’s Paul’s Boutique – now considered a masterpiece but at the time a commercial flop – first with 1992’s Check Your Head and ultimately with Ill Communication, which produced the epic single and music video “Sabotage” and returned them to playing arenas.

Featuring interviews with Diamond and Horovitz from this March in Austin, Texas — as well as new interviews with keyboardist Mark “Money Mark” Nishita and producer Mario Caldato and rarely-seen 1990s footage of the band – Still Ill focuses heavily on late Beastie Boy Adam “MCA” Yauch and his contributions to Ill Communication. Through footage and the words of his friends, the documentary captures Yauch’s journey into activism, which would blossom with the Tibetan Freedom Concerts later in the decade, as well as his famous denunciation of misogyny in Hip-Hop on the single “Sure Shot”: “I want to say a little something that’s long overdue / The disrespect to women has got to be through / To all the mothers and sisters and the wives and friends / I want to offer my love and respect to the end.”

Accompanying the video is the long-form audio documentary of the same name, exclusive to Amazon Music: a 40+ minute deep dive featuring longer interviews with Horovitz and Diamond as well as six full songs from Ill Communication. The extended audio documentary is available to hear on Amazon Music for any Amazon Prime member, or any subscriber to Amazon Music Unlimited. Just ask Alexa to “play Still Ill” on Amazon Music today.

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Beastie Boys x Nas – “Too Many Rappers” (Video)

Could call this a throwback, but it turns out that this visual was never thrown out a first time… until now! Beastie Boys & Nas doing a track called “Too Many Rappers.” Check it out!



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Beastie Boys – “So What’cha Want” (Muppets Version) [Version]

Oh… yeah. Yeah and hell yeah! Think a new Muppet video mash over the classic Hip-Hop trio’s classic jawns was gone drop… and I’d sit idly while it trended worldwide. Ha! “So What’cha Want”… already got it. Beastie Boys voicing the MuppetsSwedish Chef, Animal, and Beeker – snippet vid. R.I.P. MCA! Love this!


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Monks Breakdance Honoring The Memory Of Beastie Boys’ MCA (Video)

In advance of the 3rd annual MCA Day (May 3, 2014), four men dressed in Tibetan garb pay physical tribute to the late, great emcee Adam “MCA” Yauch of the Beastie Boys (while “Ch-Check It Out” plays in the background). MCA was a devout Tibetan Buddhist, and creator of the Free Tibet concert series. So, this feels more than right.


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LL Cool J Speaks On The Death Of ‘MCA’ Of The Beastie Boys (Video)

LL Cool J recently spoke on the passing of Adam “MCA” Yauch of the Beastie Boys while attending a charity event. LL appeared to be fighting back his emotions in the video above when speaking on his relationship with MCA & the significance of the Beastie Boys.

Lyon Cohen Speaks On The Death Of ‘MCA’ Of The Beastie Boys (Video)

Former Def Jam head & early employee to the iconic label Lyor Cohen speaks on Beastie Boy Adam “MCA” Yauch’s tragic death from cancer & shared some of his memories of MCA and what he meant to music and the world.

BLITZ – 5/4/12: Adam “MCA” Yauch Of The Beastie Boys (R.I.P.)

Paul Revere – “Paul Revere”


Adam Yauch, Beastie Boys’ MCA, Dies Of Cancer At The Age Of 47

Beastie Boys Co-Founder ‘MCA’ Was Diagnosed With Cancer In 2009

MCA’s Response To A Bad New York Times Article

Junior Seau’s Girlfriend’s Frantic 911 Call For Help Following His Suicide

Former NFL Star Junior Seau’s Last Brief Interview

Researchers Puzzled By Black People With Blond Hair Who Don’t Have European Ancestry

New Hi-Tech Contact Lenses Could Give Soldiers Super Human Eye Sight

Deion Sanders Estranged Wife Pilar In Court With Arm Sling; But Only Has A Broken Fingernail

Europe Nations Working Together To Send A Space Probe To Jupiter

Why You Should Believe The New iPhone 5 Rumor

How Twitter Made A Chicago Cabbie Popular

Kim Kardashian Explains Picture Of Kanye West With His Pants Down

NY Post Writer Phil Mushnick Says The Nets Should Be Called The ‘New York Niggers’

The Need For Speed: Inside Jamaica’s Sprint Factory

Who Killed Men’s Hats? Think Of A Three Letter Word Beginning With ‘I’

Escort Involved In The Secret Service Scandal In Columbia Calls The Men ‘Idiots’

President Barack Obama’s Former Girlfriends Speak On Their History

Massive Rise In People With Eye Damage Across Asia

The Astonishing ‘Avengers’ Film Review

Behind The Scenes Of Marvel’s ‘The Avengers’ Film

Beastie Boys featuring Santigold – Don’t Play No Game That I Can’t Win (Full Length Video)

New full length video from the Beastie Boys album Hot Sauce Committee Part Two. Not surprisingly this odd video using “G.I. Joe-like” action figures was directed by legendary video & movie director Spike Jonze who’s noted for his often creative different projects.

Beastie Boys – ‘Make Some Noise’ (Video) + 22 Minute Short Film

First single & video from the Beastie Boys upcoming album ‘Hotsaucecommittee Part 2’.  Alotta cameos from significant Hollywood actors & funnymen up in this joint…..



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