B-Boys making with the vegan shoes

To honor MCA, the great Adam Yauch, the remaining Beastie Boys have partnered with Adidas to release a vegan shoe.

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This week, shoe brand Adidas released the Adidas Skateboarding x Beastie Boys Americana vegan sneaker to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Beastie Boys’ album Paul’s Boutique. The iconic rap group’s member Adam Horovitz (known professionally as “Ad-Rock”) and Mike Diamond (known as “Mike D”) collaborated on the design of the shoe and made it vegan in honor of longtime veganAdam Yauch—the third Beastie Boys member who died in 2012 from cancer. The shoe features a vegan canvas upper, cotton jersey liner, gum sole, Adidas’ classic three-striped pattern, and a Beastie Boys logo on the tongue. A portion of sales of the new shoes will be donated to PEACE Sisters and Little Kids Rock, organizations that work to empower young women.

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RIP, MCA: Supercut of Adam Yauch opening lines from every single Beastie Boys song

[Video Link]. An excellent supercut memorial. (via Andy Baio)

 

1993 interview with Adam Yauch from bOING bOING #13 Adam "MCA" Yauch, RIP Adam "MCA" Yauch of the Beastie Boys, by photographer Glen E ... Remembering Adam Yauch: Polly Wog Stew Read the rest