The Beastie Boys Release Limited Edition Watch To Support Adam Yauch Park
On Tuesday, the surviving members of rap pioneers The Beastie Boys released a limited-edition line of watches on to fund programs at a neighborhood park named in honor of late band member Adam 'MCA' Yauch.
Adam 'Ad-Rock' Horovitz and his fellow Beastie Boy Michael 'Mike D' Diamond presented the line of brightly colored timepieces on the band's official Facebook.com page on Tuesday and all stock was sold out within 30 minutes.
The nautical-themed $75 accessories, created in partnership with officials at watchmakers Nixon Time Teller Pieces, feature an image of Diamond dressed in a yachting outfit on the dial and the words "I accept this award on behalf of the band" embossed on the strap.
Last Friday, Yauch's mother Frances and 'Ad-Rock' unveiled the newly-renamed Adam Yauch Park in Brooklyn Heights. Yauch passed away from cancer aged 47 on May4th last year