Beastie Boys call for dismissal of Trouble Funk lawsuit

The Beastie Boys are asking for a lawsuit from last year to be dismissed. (AP Photo/Michael Wong)

The timing was horrible — Beastie Boys founding member Adam “MCA” Yauch passed away the day after the suit was filed.

Now, nearly seven months later, The Hollywood Reporter has news that the Beastie Boys are calling for the lawsuit to be dismissed.

Chris Richards has been the Post's pop music critic since 2009. He's recently written about the joys of heavy metal drumming, the perils of "poptimism" and six months in the life of D.C. rapper Shy Glizzy.
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