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American musician and music producer
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Adam Keefe Horovitz, better known as Ad-Rock or King Ad-Rock, is an American musician, guitarist, rapper, producer, and actor. He is best known as a member of the pioneering hip hop group the Beastie Boys.
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News
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SpongeBob Fight: Man In Costume Detained In Hollywood After Alleged ... - Huffington Post
Google News - over 5 years
Adam Horovitz, a member of the Beastie Boys, detailed the incident on the band's blog. LOOK: Man dressed in SpongeBob costume detained. Photo by Steve Boelhouwer. To reply to a Comment: Click "Reply" at the bottom of the comment; after being approved
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No Sleep Till Bovina: Meet Peter Schjeldahl, Pyromaniac! - New York Observer
Google News - over 5 years
“It's basically like if you're riding the Cyclone with somebody shooting fireworks at you,” Adam Horovitz told The Observer. “It's just wild.” Earlier this year, Mr. Horovitz, known to most as Ad-Rock of the Beastie Boys, began work on a documentary
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Dublin native Matthew Petersen gets 'just desserts' on Top Chef - Montgomery Newspapers
Google News - over 5 years
Beastie Boys' Adam Horovitz and the cast of Willy Wonka will be on hand as celebrity guest judges. Petersen said that he is humbled to be a part of the show and is eager to share the experience with his family. Continued... Bonding through food is
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'Senna' review: Would still love to know how he was so great - RedEye Chicago (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
On a totally unrelated note, Senna looked a bit like Adam Horovitz/Ad-Rock of the Beastie Boys. The buzz: Without getting into the difference between Formula One cars and talking cars with faces and personalities, the racing world could use a better
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Брутален пластмасов екшън хорър от Спайк Джоунс и Beastie Boys в Don't Play No ... - avtora.com
Google News - over 5 years
Това са десетина екшън фигурки, три от които създадени по образ и подобие на Mike D (Michael Diamond), MCA (Adam Yauch) и Ad-Rock (Adam Horovitz), една – на Йети, и една – на Santigold, която е взела участие в записите на парчето
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Die Beastie Boys frönen weiter dem Krawall - relevant
Google News - over 5 years
Auf "Hot Sauce Committee Part Two" präsentieren sich Mike D (Michael Diamond), MCA (Adam Yauch) und Ad-Rock (Adam Horovitz) in gewohnter Form: Als sympathische New Yorker Rabauken, denen man nicht nicht im mindesten anhört, dass sie schon auf die 50
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Mix Master Mike en la fiesta de BurnMX - Noticias de Música, Cine y Arte - Revista Marvin
Google News - over 5 years
Imposible no pensar en Adam Yach, Mike Diamond y Adam Horovitz; la mezcla de electro, rap, hip-hop es ya un sello característico de este pinchadiscos que remite inmediatamente a cualquiera de sus trabajos con Beastie Boys
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MUSIC; A Feminist Riot That Still Inspires
NYTimes - over 5 years
A quartet of teenage girls was onstage at the Knitting Factory, the Brooklyn club. Playing guitars and wearing mini-skirts, they did a tuneful pop cover of ''I Wish I Was Him,'' written about the 1990s alt-rock heartthrob Evan Dando and given a generational flip by these long-haired 14- and 15-year-olds who called themselves Toy Sugar. Kathleen
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CRITICS' CHOICE: NEW CDS; The Droll, Buzzing Grandpas Of Rap
NYTimes - almost 6 years
BEASTIE BOYS ''Hot Sauce Committee Part Two''(Capitol) Retro and proud of it, Beastie Boys give their hip-hop time machine another ride into the 1980s on ''Hot Sauce Committee Part Two,'' their eighth studio album. Analog synthesizers burble and snort, rock guitars fuzz out, and the cadence and slang of the three rappers -- Adrock (Adam Horovitz)
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MOVIE REVIEW | 'JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT: THE RADIANT CHILD'; A Friend, an Artist and a Personal Interview
NYTimes - over 6 years
''Nobody loves a genius child.'' Those are words from Langston Hughes's poem ''Genius Child,'' used as the hyperbolic epigraph in Tamra Davis's worshipful documentary portrait, ''Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child.'' But after watching this homage to an artistic wunderkind, constructed around a rare question-and-answer interview with Basquiat
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MUSIC REVIEW | BEASTIE BOYS; Giving the Hometown Fans a Dose of Classic Hometown Hip-Hop
NYTimes - over 9 years
It's not often that a rapper draws cheers of solidarity for his mode of transportation to a show. But when the Beastie Boys played Central Park SummerStage on Wednesday night, Mike D (a k a Michael Diamond) made a point of complaining, or bragging, about his slow ride uptown on an underventilated A train. On a day of citywide transit woes caused by
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Style; Hello, Natty
NYTimes - over 9 years
Inside the wood-paneled walls of the former executive offices of the Benjamin Moore paint company on Canal Street, three men dressed in circa 1950s suits are getting down to business. Only these guys aren't looking at paint chips. Adam Yauch, Mike Diamond and Adam Horovitz are recording ''The Mix-Up,'' their new all-instrumental album. Welcome to
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CRITICS$(RSQUO$) CHOICE; Are You There Watching Me Still?
NYTimes - over 9 years
KELLY CLARKSON ''My December'' (RCA) At the end of the new Kelly Clarkson album it finally arrives: a song worth all the fuss. It's called ''Irvine,'' and it's a gentle prayer, sweetened by a strummed guitar, a ghostly hint of pedal steel and (every now and then) a digitized string section. Her voice breathy and soft, the edges rounded by vibrato,
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Yo! Or Is It Oy? Cultures Blend In Dance Clubs; Offering Another Forum To Celebrate Jewishness
NYTimes - about 12 years
Straight out of Crown Heights, Brooklyn, the lanky reggae artist Matisyahu was side-stepping across the stage at the Downtown club in Farmingdale, N.Y., puffing into the microphone like some sort of latter-day Doug E. Fresh. He had already worked up the crowd with his chanting and crooning, backed by hip-hop-inflected Caribbean rhythms, but at this
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CRITIC'S CHOICE/New CD's; Nostalgic for Old-School Rap and Salsa
NYTimes - over 12 years
For musicians with long careers, balancing past and present is a tricky prospect that only gets trickier through the years. Here are two albums from New York bands that set out to remember past glories and leverage nostalgia in the present. 'To the Five Boroughs' Beastie Boys If good intentions guaranteed musical pleasure, ''To the Five Boroughs''
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Ad-Rock
    FORTIES
  • 2013
    Age 46
    Horovitz is featured prominently in The Punk Singer, a 2013 documentary film about Hanna's life and career; he even shot a scene himself to show Hanna's distressed reaction to the medication she was taking against Lyme disease.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 2003
    Age 36
    He wore a medical alert bracelet after having a tonic–clonic seizure in 2003.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1992
    Age 25
    Horovitz was married to actress Ione Skye from 1992 to 1995. They separated in 1995 and divorced in 1999.
    More Details Hide Details Since 1997 he has been involved with riot grrrl artist Kathleen Hanna; they married in 2006.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1982
    Age 15
    Horovitz began his music career with a stint in the punk rock band the Young and the Useless, who would often perform with the Beastie Boys. In 1982, Beastie Boys guitarist John Berry quit and Horovitz replaced him. He was only 16 at the time. After Horovitz joined the band, the Beastie Boys changed their sound, evolving from a hardcore punk band to a more hip-hop oriented group. The band was signed to Def Jam, and released their debut album Licensed to Ill in 1986.
    More Details Hide Details The album was a huge commercial success, and spawned six hit singles. Seven further albums followed, and by 2010 the Beastie Boys had sold 22 million records in the United States alone, and 40 million worldwide. In 2012, the Beastie Boys were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. In addition to his work with the Beastie Boys, Horovitz also remixes numerous tracks for other artists under the alias 41 Small Stars. He plays bass in The Tender Moments, the backing band of New York-based cabaret performer Bridget Everett. Horovitz has also acted in several motion pictures and television shows. Some of his roles include Tim 'Chino' Doolan in Lost Angels (1989), Sam in Roadside Prophets (1992), Repulski in Godspeed (2007), and Fletcher in While We're Young (2014). In the late 1980s, Horovitz was in a relationship with American actress Molly Ringwald. They met on the set of The Pick-up Artist.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1966
    Born
    Born on October 31, 1966.
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