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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 is The Washington Post's pop music critic. He has recently written about David Bowie's legacy of reinvention, Beyoncé's Super Bowl victory, viral go-go covers and rock star death waves.

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