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Matt Dike, mercurial co-founder of rap label Delicious Vinyl and collaborator on Beastie Boys' 'Paul's Boutique,' dies at 56

Dike, whose death was announced on Tuesday via the label he co-founded, Delicious Vinyl, produced or co-produced some of the biggest rap hits to come out of the West Coast in the late 1980s, including Tone Loc’s “Wild Thing” and Young MC’s “Bust a Move.” Dike was a key figure in the creation of the Beastie Boys’ seminal 1989 album, ...

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Beastie Boys’ Ad-Rock Responds to Sexual Assault Allegations Against His Father Israel Horovitz

Nine women have come forward with allegations of sexual misconduct, harassment, and assault against playwright Israel Horovitz, The New York Times reports in a new exposé. Among those who spoke with The Times is a woman named Jocelyn Meinhardt, who was the high school girlfriend of Horovitz’s son Adam, better known as Ad-Rock from Beastie Boys. Meinhardt alleges that Israel ...

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Beastie Boys’ Final Albums Get Vinyl Reissues

The Beastie Boys have announced vinyl reissues for three of their albums. Hot Sauce Committee Part Two (2011), To the 5 Boroughs (2004), and their compilation record The In Sound From Way Out! (1996) are all receiving represses. Their second-to-last LP, the 2007 instrumental album The Mix-Up, is not among the new reissues. The records are due out December 8 ...

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