Adam Horovitz aka Ad-Rock opens up about his Beastie Boys bandmate Adam Yauch aka MCA. [via Rolling Stone]

A dozen songs from 2012 that you should hear right now. [via Village Voice]

Ab-Soul explains his shots fired at The Throne. [via HipHopDX]

Listen to six cover songs played on the Google Moog, including Lady Gaga's "Bad Romance" and The Beatles' "Hey Jude." [via MTV Hive]

The top 25 albums of 2012 so far. [via Stereogum]