First Dibs: Beastie Boy Adam Yauch Gets A NYC Park Dedicated To Him

Why was Britney Spears hurrying into the California wild fires? Why will Rihanna fans have to wait until Tuesday to see her at the Barclays Center? All this, plus which song has Thirty Seconds To Mars released another dramatic lyric video for?

  • It’s been a whole year since Beastie Boy Adam “MCA” Yauch passed away, but yesterday the beloved rapper and humanitarian was remembered when New York City renamed Palmetto Playground in his honor. Adam Yauch Park is located only a few short blocks from where he grew up in Brooklyn. [Rolling Stone]
  • While most Californians were trying to get away from the wildfire in Calabasas country yesterday, Britney Spears was racing into it. She reportedly had to return home in a rush to make sure her sons were brought to safety and thankfully, they were. [Daily Mail]
  • New York City Rihanna fans will have to wait until Tuesday to see her perform at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. She was scheduled to perform there tonight, but the Brooklyn Nets are facing off against the Chicago Bulls in Game 7 of their first round play-offs. [NY Daily News]
  • Thirty Seconds To Mars has released the lyric video for what’s thought to be their next single from LOVE LUST FAITH + DREAMS. The song is entitled “Conquistador” and the video uses not just text, but very dramatic and evocative imagery. [MTV News]

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