Beastie Boys considering Coachella performance

Movieline.com has published an interview with Adam Yauch that centers on Oscilloscope's new DVD club but slightly touches on the Beastie Boys' future plans. Asked about the new album and tour dates, Yauch responds that the band are "in the process of figuring that out now." Yauch admits that the band have been discussing performing at the Coachella Music Festival in 2010.

Beastie Boys earn Grammy nomination for "Too Many Rappers"

The Recording Academy announced the nominations for the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards tonight. Beastie Boys are nominated in the category Best Rap Performance By A Duo Or Group for "Too Many Rappers" featuring Nas. Other nominees in this category are Eminem, Dr. Dre, and 50 Cent; Fabolous and Jay-Z; Kid Cudi, Kanye West, and Common; and Kanye West and Young Jeezy. The award ceremony will be held in Los Angeles on January 31.

Hip Hop 101 with Dante Ross



In this video, Dante Ross provides a short history of the Beastie Boys, describing the band before they became "the super-positive, politically correct Beasties" of today. Fans will be touched by Ross' kind wishes for Adam Yauch and appreciate his unique story-telling ability.

Listen to Beastie Boys remix of Norah Jones

"That's What I Said (The NYC Remix by Adrock and Mike D)" by Norah Jones is streaming at RCRD LBL beginning today. The remix will be available to purchase digitally and on vinyl on January 12.

Have a listen: