"Yeah, he was 'Thug Life' and everything, but he was more of an artistic kid," the rapper says
Former Beastie Boy started surfing when his son became interested in the sport at age 2
Beastie Boys sued the energy drink company in 2012 for using their music in video campaign
"They have done nothing wrong," says toy company. "We should have reached out to the band before using their music in the video"
'We don't want to fight with you,' GoldieBlox founder writes
Beastie Boy remixes track from rockers' album 'Evil Friends'
MC talks about experimental new track, getting back in the studio
'Take Me to the Land of Hell' features Questlove, Tune-Yards
MCs are 'interested in challenging the form,' publisher says
Rapper steps up to help locals displaced by the storm
See how artists are giving back to damaged areas in New York and New Jersey
How the wildest Beastie Boy found his way from the streets of New York to the path to enlightenment
Genres converge in this new one-off remix
'He wasn't sure he was able to do vocals'
Diamond talks about his 'emotional' trip to Cleveland and melding art with music in L.A.