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Saturday, May 5, 2012

Eminem, Jay-Z, Madonna react to Beastie Boy Adam Yauch's death

Chris MartinBy GORDON SMART, Showbiz Editor COLDPLAY paid a fitting tribute to Beastie Boys legend Adam “MCA” Yauch at their show in Hollywood on Friday night. The band covered Fight For Your Right (To Party) at the LA gig and later released a video of the more
The Sun ( 5/5/2012 6:15:54 PM -08:00 )

Beastie Boys' ill skills
Beastie BoysAdam (MCA) Yauch and his fellow Beastie Boys took rap to the mainstream at a time when it was anything but.. Known for his gravelly voice, bravado and iconic music videos, his influence on hip hop was immense — and helped alter Generation X youth more
New York Daily News ( 5/5/2012 4:01:40 PM -08:00 )

Beastie Boys' Adam Yauch dies of cancer, aged 47
LOS ANGELES - Adam Yauch, a founding member of pioneering hip-hop group the Beastie Boys who captivated fans with their brash style in early hits like "Fight for Your Right (To Party)," died on Friday after a battle with cancer. He was 47. more
GMA News ( 5/5/2012 3:55:46 PM -08:00 )

Cancer kills Beastie Boy Adam Yauch at just 47
Cancer kills Beastie Boy Adam Yauch at just 47By PETE SAMSON TRIBUTES poured in from the music world last night for Beastie Boys rapper Adam Yauch who has died at 47. The hip-hop pioneer, better known by his stage name MCA, had battled lymph-node cancer for three years. more
The Sun ( 5/5/2012 3:33:16 PM -08:00 )

Adam Yauch, Beastie Boys, Baseball, and the Mets: A Fan's Take
By Harold Andrews By Harold Andrews | Yahoo! Contributor Network – 6 hours ago Adam Yauch was a founding member of the Beastie Boys, an unlikely trio of Jewish kids from New York who gained popularity and respect in music's hip-hop world. more
Yahoo! Sports ( 5/5/2012 3:04:13 PM -08:00 )

Madonna: Yauch was one of a kind, Beastie Boys were 'integral to the musical
NEW YORK — Madonna says Adam Yauch, the Beastie Boys rapper who died Friday, was one of a kind and that the group was important to her musical history. The singer says the seminal hip-hop group was “integral to the musical revolution that was happening more
Washington Post (blog) ( 5/5/2012 2:34:12 PM -08:00 )

Beasties' Adam Yauch: Memories of a Renaissance Boy
BeastiesBy Peter Howell Movie Critic The last time I spoke with Beastie Boys co-founder Adam Yauch, who has died of cancer at age 47, the rapper/director/visionary was messing with my head. As usual, I might add. It's what he loved doing, not just to me but to more
Toronto Star ( 5/5/2012 2:05:49 PM -08:00 )

Coldplay pays tribute to Adam Yauch with 'Fight For Your Right' performance
Coldplay paid tribute to the late Beastie Boys star Adam Yauch when they performed a heartfelt rendition of 'Fight For Your Right' during their gig at the Hollywood Bowl on Friday night, reported the Metro. Frontman Chris Martin began the touching more
Pakistan Daily Times ( 5/5/2012 1:39:24 PM -08:00 )

Adam Yauch Dead: MCA Remembered In Beastie Boys Videos
By Gil Kaufman The Beastie Boys were infamous for their off-the-wall music videos. Adam Yauch, one third of the legendary trio, died on Friday (May 4) but a look back at their impressive catalog finds his legacy very much alive. more
MTV.com (blog) ( 5/5/2012 1:01:21 PM -08:00 )

Madonna And Mix Master Mike Remember Adam 'MCA' Yauch's Legacy
Madonna And Mix Master Mike Remember Adam Coldplay, the Red Hot Chili Peppers and the New York Mets also pay homage to the fallen music icon. By Rob Markman (@RobMarkman) To his fans Adam "MCA" Yauch was a musical genus, who along with Mike D. and Ad-Rock of the Beastie Boys, more
MTV.com ( 5/5/2012 12:50:37 PM -08:00 )

New York Neighborhoods Pay Tribute to a Beastie Boy
New York Neighborhoods Pay Tribute to a Beastie BoyWhile Adam Yauch, a founder of the hip-hop group the Beastie Boys, was born in Brooklyn and rapped about the borough, it was the Lower East Side and the East Village, along with its more rough-and-tumble elements, that seemed to most inspire him. more
New York Times ( 5/5/2012 12:47:40 PM -08:00 )

New York Mets Show Class in Fantastic Tribute to the Beastie Boys: Fan's View
By Eric Holden By Eric Holden | Yahoo! Contributor Network – 9 hours ago For New York Mets fans, there wasn'ta lot to like about the team's effort on May 4 in their 5-4 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks. It was a mess all over the field, more
Yahoo! Sports ( 5/5/2012 12:27:07 PM -08:00 )

Madonna honours late Beastie Boy Adam Yauch
Coldplay have honoured late Beastie Boy Adam Yauch by turning the hip-hop band's signature song into a ballad. The British pop act performed the Beastie Boys' 1987 hit (You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (to Party!) at their recent Hollywood Bowl show. more
New Zealand Herald ( 5/5/2012 12:10:30 PM -08:00 )

Beastie Boy Adam (MCA) Yauch dies at 47
NEW YORK -- Adam Yauch, the gravelly voiced Beastie Boys rapper and the most conscientious member of the seminal hip-hop group, has died. He was 47. Yauch's representatives confirmed that the rapper died Friday morning in New York after a nearly more
Winnipeg Free Press ( 5/5/2012 12:09:37 PM -08:00 )

Rap icon Adam Yauch (MCA) bows out
Rap icon Adam Yauch (MCA) bows outBy Randall Roberts Image Credit: AP Most fans of the Beastie Boys' early hits know Adam Yauch, or MCA as he was known, for a few choice boasts, like "I got more juice than Picasso's got paint" (from the 1986 song The New Style). more
gulfnews.com ( 5/5/2012 12:07:13 PM -08:00 )

Red Hot Chili Peppers Honor Beastie Boy Adam Yauch At Newark Gig
Red Hot Chili Peppers Honor Beastie Boy Adam Yauch At Newark Gigby Jessica Letkemann, NJ | May 05, 2012 3:20 EDT RHCP paid tribute to the late Beastie Boy with two Beasties covers, heartfelt words, Kiedis' 'MCA' t-shirt and more. Adam Yauch, the gruff-voiced rapper, musician and video auteur known as MCA in the more
Billboard ( 5/5/2012 11:24:12 AM -08:00 )

Adam Yauch Remembered by Madonna, Coldplay
By Stephen M. Silverman Following Friday's death of Adam Yauch from cancer at 47, Madonna says the Beastie Boy rapper, who was also known as MCA, was one of a kind, and that the group was "integral to the musical revolution that was happening at the more
People Magazine ( 5/5/2012 11:18:57 AM -08:00 )

Madonna: Beastie Boys' Yauch was one of a kind
Madonna: Beastie BoysAP Members of the Beastie Boys, from left, Adam Horovitz, known as Adrock, Michael Diamond, known as Mike D and Adam Yauch, known as MCA, are shown in this 1989 file photo originally provided by Capitol Records. AP NEW YORK–Madonna says Adam Yauch, more
Inquirer.net ( 5/5/2012 10:57:49 AM -08:00 )

Brass monkey, class act: Mets pay tribute to Beastie Boy MCA
Brass monkey, class act: Mets pay tribute to Beastie Boy MCABy Gabe Lacques, USA TODAY The Beastie Boys were so distinctly a product of New York's five boroughs, to which they penned many an ode. But their appeal was also widespread that the inspiration to honor them in a sporting fashion came from a guy from more
USA TODAY ( 5/5/2012 10:46:18 AM -08:00 )

Madonna tribute to Beastie Boy
Madonna tribute to Beastie BoyMadonna has paid tribute to Adam Yauch, the Beastie Boys rapper who died on Friday, saying he was one of a kind and that the group was important to her musical history. The singer said the seminal hip-hop group was "integral to the musical revolution more
Belfast Telegraph ( 5/5/2012 10:32:15 AM -08:00 )

Classic car lovers get nostalgic at Cinco de Mayo Festival in Salinas

The Contra Costa Avoid the 25 anti-DUI task force will be deploying a number of saturation patrols throughout the county including in the cities of Richmond, Clayton, Danville, Brentwood, Oakley and Pleasant Hill on Cinco De Mayo starting in the late more
San Francisco Chronicle (blog) ( 5/5/2012 4:00:33 PM -08:00 )

Cinco de Mayo drunk driving crackdown begins
Local police officials, along with the California Highway Patrol, plan to ramp up efforts to get drunk drivers off the road this Cinco de Mayo weekend. The so-called "saturation patrols" will begin tonight at 6 pm and last through weekend as many more
Los Angeles Times ( 5/5/2012 6:22:48 AM -08:00 )

BRIEF: Extra patrols for Cinco de Mayo
STOCKTON — Ten law enforcement agencies from throughout San Joaquin County will be conducting patrols looking for drunken drivers Saturday evening because of Cinco de Mayo's reputation as a drinking holiday. Officers from the Lodi and Stockton police more
Chicago Tribune ( 5/4/2012 11:54:06 PM -08:00 )

Ansonia restaurant to host Cinco de Mayo celebration
ANSONIA — Downtown will come alive Saturday with live music and Latin-influenced food and beverages, with Crave, a restaurant that features Caribbean fusion cuisine, as the host for a Cinco de Mayo celebration. The fiesta starts at noon and will run more
Chicago Tribune ( 5/4/2012 11:46:42 PM -08:00 )

Two Invitations, One Official, One Political, With the Same Guest List
By MICHAEL D. SHEAR There is a complex set of rules that governs how much of a president's re-election campaign is run out of the White House. But as President Obama gears up for the 2012 election, those lines can be blurred. more
New York Times (blog) ( 5/4/2012 4:08:28 PM -08:00 )

Five to try for Cinco de Mayo: A parade, ballet folklorico, free smoothies and
Oak Cliff: This big parade and festival is a tradition that started 20 years ago. Check it out Saturday. Anita N. Martinez Ballet Folklorico: The troupe brings colorful dance and music to the stage at the Latino Cultural Center during "La Gran Fiesta. more
Dallas Morning News (subscription) (blog) ( 5/4/2012 12:59:39 PM -08:00 )

Cinco de Mayo at the White House
A few weeks ago I received an invitation from the White House for their Cinco de Mayo celebration. It simply said “The President and Mrs. Obama request the pleasure of your company at a reception of Cinco de Mayo to be held at The White House”. more
Fox News ( 5/4/2012 12:29:03 PM -08:00 )

Things To Do in Destin for Cinco de Mayo 2012
Celebrate this years "Cinco de Mayo" with TripShock's Discounted Activities, Attractions and Lodging in Destin, Florida. "Cinco de Mayo" in Destin, Florida is always known for its fun festivities.TripShock is offering affordable prices on all more
Houston Chronicle ( 5/4/2012 12:14:33 PM -08:00 )

Summertime Cinco De Mayo Cocktail: Tequila Sunset
Recently I turned 21, which opened a door to happy hour, classy cocktails, and purchasing alcohol for more than two bucks. Basically I feel like I've entered actual adulthood. And yes, I will admit to fully exercising my newly minted ID card by more
Huffington Post (blog) ( 5/4/2012 10:06:07 AM -08:00 )

Cinco de Mayo 2012: What Americans Think Cinco de Mayo Is (PIE CHART)
Sure, Cinco de Mayo is a day where we all drink our faces off while wearing sombreros (as opposed to every other holiday when we drink our faces off), but what does it really mean? Since scientific polling is kind of our bread and butter here at more
Huffington Post (satire) ( 5/4/2012 9:56:17 AM -08:00 )

Cinco de Mayo, Mother's Day -- How to Save Money in May
Cinco de Mayo, MotherVia Flickr/Another Pint Please May is in the air! As a child, the month of May was my favorite because I knew the end of school was near. I still cherish it since, for my family, it marks the beginning of summer and taking a small break from work. more
Fox News ( 5/4/2012 9:02:29 AM -08:00 )

Obama tells Hispanics he's ready to fix immigration laws
WASHINGTON, May 3 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama told Hispanic voters on Thursday he was ready to sign a broad-based immigration fix, blaming his political rivals in Washington for blocking one of his major unmet campaign promises from 2008. more
Chicago Tribune ( 5/4/2012 8:32:47 AM -08:00 )

Video: Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with tacos, shrimp
Looking for something to make this Cinco de Mayo? Cook a delicious meal with these three recipes from chef Daisy Martinez. Rub the dry adobo into the slices of pork, seasoning all sides well. Put in a roasting pan or baking dish large enough to hold more
msnbc.com ( 5/4/2012 8:30:31 AM -08:00 )

DC dance company to celebrate Cinco de Mayo
On Saturday, the young performers in the Maru Montero Dance Company will be featured in the National Cinco de Mayo Festival on the Mall. Julia Davis, 5, of the Maru Montero Dance Company gets ready before a performance at Southeast Library on Capitol more
Washington Post ( 5/4/2012 7:56:00 AM -08:00 )

Hingham Police hope to reduce Cinco de Mayo drunk driving
Hingham Police have posted messages such as this in numerous local businesses to encourage people to act responsibly on Cinco de Mayo. By Jessica Bartlett, Town Correspondent Although the Hingham Police Department won't have additional funding for more
Boston.com ( 5/4/2012 6:48:46 AM -08:00 )

At Cinco de Mayo Reception, Obama Pushes for Dream Act
President Barack Obama makes a statement in the Brady Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, Friday, July 22, 2011. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)AP2011 Speaking at the White House's Cinco de Mayo reception, President Barack Obama called on more
Fox News ( 5/4/2012 6:10:57 AM -08:00 )

Over-do it at Cinco de Mayo? Hitch a free ride home
By Jill Rosen The Baltimore Sun So a number of organizations have teamed up to make sure no one in Baltimore gets behind the wheel with tequila breath that would break a breathalyzer. AAA Mid-Atlantic, the Maryland Department of Transportation and more
Baltimore Sun (blog) ( 5/4/2012 5:58:16 AM -08:00 )

BRIEF: Additional officers will watch for drunken drivers on Cinco de Mayo weekend
Additional law enforcement officers will patrol Pierce and King counties this Cinco de Mayo weekend in search of drunken drivers. The 33 agencies participating Friday through Sunday also will visit bars to ensure they are not serving drinks to more
Chicago Tribune ( 5/4/2012 3:43:50 AM -08:00 )

The Oakland Tribune, Calif., Chris Treadway column
Richmond and San Pablo are combining for two events celebrating Cinco de Mayo this weekend. Peace and Unity is the theme of the eighth annual Cinco de Mayo festival from 10 am to noon Saturday. At least five floats will be part of the two-mile parade more
Chicago Tribune ( 5/3/2012 11:37:35 PM -08:00 )

Cinco de Mayo: Five from 5/5
By Kieran Mulvaney | ESPN.com On Saturday, boxing fans will celebrate the Mexican festival of Cinco de Mayo by watching an American and a Puerto Rican do battle in the Nevada desert. More than anybody else, Oscar De La Hoya -- an American of Mexican more
ESPN (blog) ( 5/3/2012 6:24:20 PM -08:00 )

Jazz Fest: Substitute acts' mojo prevails

New Orleans Jazz Fest: Mojo prevailsBy Jerry Shriver, USA TODAY NEW ORLEANS – Before the 43rd annual New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival began it appeared as though a curse might be at work as an unusually large number of scheduled acts, including Eddie Vedder, Dianne Reeves, more
USA TODAY ( 5/5/2012 5:09:29 PM -08:00 )

Latin star Rubio marks Cinco de Mayo at Jazz Fest
By STACEY PLAISANCE, AP – 1 minute ago NEW ORLEANS (AP) — As fans chanted her name Saturday in anticipation of her New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival debut, Mexican pop star Paulina Rubio strutted on stage wielding an electric guitar and sporting more
The Associated Press ( 5/5/2012 2:30:00 PM -08:00 )

Jazz Fest marks Cinco de Mayo in New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS — The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival served up margaritas and other Latin fare as it recognized Cinco de Mayo with a lineup peppered with acts such as Mexican singer Paulina Rubio. On Saturday, the festival continued to give fans a more
CBS News ( 5/5/2012 10:59:32 AM -08:00 )

Latin star Paulina Rubio, others help celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Jazz Fest
NEW ORLEANS — As fans chanted her name Saturday in anticipation of her New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival debut, Mexican pop star Paulina Rubio strutted on stage wielding an electric guitar and sporting tight black shorts, tall black boots and red more
Washington Post ( 5/5/2012 10:28:16 AM -08:00 )

Mystikal gives a bit of NO flavor to Jazz Fest
Mystikal gives a bit of NO flavor to Jazz FestNEW ORLEANS — Thousands turned out Friday to see New Orleans rapper Mystikal perform one last time before returning to jail on a probation violation. The rapper, whose real name is Michael Tyler, was released from a Louisiana prison in 2010 after more
CBS News ( 5/4/2012 5:20:13 PM -08:00 )

Mystikal Plays Jazz Fest Show Before Jail Return
Mystikal Plays Jazz Fest Show Before Jail Returnby Chevel Johnson, AP | May 04, 2012 9:10 EDT Thousands turned out Friday to see New Orleans rapper Mystikal perform one last time before returning to jail on a probation violation. The rapper, whose real name is Michael Tyler, was released from a more
Billboard ( 5/4/2012 5:17:56 PM -08:00 )

A Musical Home Away From Home
A Musical Home Away From HomeBy KATHERINE ROSMAN NEW ORLEANS—A couple hundred thousand people will have grooved to Florence + the Machine, shimmied to Trombone Shorty and eaten way too many po-boys before the 43rd annual New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival concludes on Sunday. more
Wall Street Journal ( 5/4/2012 2:50:55 PM -08:00 )

Nayo Jones delights fans in New Orleans Jazz Fest debut
NEW ORLEANS - Although she considers herself "a baby in the music business," Nayo Jones commanded the Congo Square stage at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival Friday with the grace and fire of a seasoned veteran. "This is such a huge festival more
Winnipeg Free Press ( 5/4/2012 12:52:26 PM -08:00 )

Jazz Fest: America's diverse pop sounds on display
Jazz Fest: AmericaBy Jerry Shriver and Rick Jervis, USA TODAY NEW ORLEANS – American popular music's glorious diversity was on full display on the 10 main stages and tents of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival on Friday. By Gerald Herbert, AP Zac Brown performs more
USA TODAY ( 5/4/2012 12:09:10 PM -08:00 )

Nayo Jones debuts at NO Jazz Fest
CHEVEL JOHNSON, AP Nayo Jones performs at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in New Orleans, Friday, May 4, 2012. Photo: Gerald Herbert / AP Nayo Jones performs at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in New Orleans, Friday, May 4, 2012. more
Seattle Post Intelligencer ( 5/4/2012 10:39:42 AM -08:00 )

Mardi Gras Indians on display at Jazz Fest
But the growing interest in their culture has the dancing, costumed Indians on display in a new way at this year's New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. Hurricane Katrina and the HBO television series “Treme” put a national spotlight on the Indians more
Khaleej Times ( 5/4/2012 8:11:27 AM -08:00 )

New Orleans Jazz Fest, Streaming Live
Last weekend I was at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. I wrote about it here. This weekend, I'm not, but many of this weekend's Jazz Fest performances from the Crescent City, along with highlights from last weekend, will be streaming live here more
Philadelphia Inquirer ( 5/4/2012 5:44:23 AM -08:00 )

Local music featured at New Orleans Jazz Fest
Fans lured to the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival by the Beach Boys, Tom Petty or Bruce Springsteen (last weekend's headliners) tend to leave with the earthier funk of local heroes stuck in their ears. A wave of Louisiana favorites is likely to more
USA TODAY ( 5/4/2012 1:00:34 AM -08:00 )

New Orleans Jazz Fest kicks off second week
New Orleans Jazz Fest kicks off second week(CBS News) Last week, it was a 2.5-hour set by Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band and the harmonies of the reunited Beach Boys. This week, the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival week two kicks off Thursday, featuring more than 200 acts, more
CBS News ( 5/3/2012 7:19:18 PM -08:00 )

Jazz Fest: Emerging acts take the spotlight in New Orleans
Jazz Fest: Emerging acts take the spotlight in New OrleansBy Jerry Shriver, USA TODAY NEW ORLEANS – With the city's music fans still buzzed by Bruce Springsteen's epic performance on Sunday, the second weekend of the seven-day New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival kicked off Thursday amid soupy humidity and more
USA TODAY ( 5/3/2012 5:51:54 PM -08:00 )

Dispatch from New Orleans: Summoning ghosts at Jazz Fest
Dispatch from New Orleans: Summoning ghosts at Jazz FestLast Saturday morning I was walking around Lafayette Cemetery #1, the above-ground "City of The Dead" in the Garden District in New Orleans. Strolling the oak tree shaded avenues of beautifully decrepit tombs on the site of a former sugar plantation, more
Philadelphia Inquirer ( 5/3/2012 9:14:33 AM -08:00 )

Jazz Fest, but With Food on the Big Stage
By RANDY FERTEL NEW ORLEANS — Gourmands at the jazz fest here have been known to buy sacks of cracklings to eat as they approach the cochon de lait po'boy stand, then add them as a crunchy topper to the sandwiches of suckling pig on French bread more
New York Times (blog) ( 5/3/2012 8:01:06 AM -08:00 )

Theresa Andersson prepares for big Jazz Fest weekend
Theresa Andersson prepares for big Jazz Fest weekendAP NEW ORLEANS — After missing last year's New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival because she was roughly eight months pregnant, singer-songwriter Theresa Andersson is thrilled to be back this year -- and just in time to perform songs from her new more
CTV.ca ( 5/3/2012 7:21:53 AM -08:00 )

Second weekend of Jazz Fest kicks off Thursday
STACEY PLAISANCE, AP FILE - In this May 6, 2006 file photo, Theresa Andersson of the Theresa Andersson Group performs during the 2006 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in New Orleans. It's a big weekend for singer-songwriter Theresa Andersson, more
Houston Chronicle ( 5/3/2012 6:42:26 AM -08:00 )

Jazzfest 2012: Tips and Tricks for Enjoying the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage
When I lived in New Orleans, the Jazz & Heritage Festival was one of many celebrations on the spring calendar, albeit one of the biggest; an appropriate bookend to a season that begins with Twelfth Night and Mardi Gras, meanders through St. Patrick's more
USA TODAY (blog) ( 5/2/2012 2:07:26 AM -08:00 )