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Beastie Boys’ MCA Dead: Music Community Bids Legendary Rapper Farewell
Beastie Boys’ MCA Dead: Music Community Bids Legendary Rapper Farewell
The music community came out in full force to mourn the loss of rap pioneer Adam "MCA" Yauch of the Beastie Boys, who died earlier today (May 4), after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was 47. Many relied on Twitter to pay their respects, relate the impression he made upon their lives or quote his lyrics, from Hollywood directors to athletes, Ice-T and Snoop Dogg to Boy George and Duran
Adam Yauch Dead: Beastie Boys Member MCA Dies of Cancer at 47
Adam Yauch Dead: Beastie Boys Member MCA Dies of Cancer at 47
Famed hip-hop trio the Beastie Boys are mourning the loss of their brother-in-rhyme Adam "MCA" Yauch, who died May 4 as a result of his battle with cancer, according to TMZ. The Brooklyn, N.Y., native was 47. Fours years ago on July 20, 2009, Yauch announced he had been diagnosed with a cancerous tumor in his parotid gland, located in the mouth...
Beastie Boys, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction: Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch ‘Unable to Join’ Bandmates
Beastie Boys, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction: Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch ‘Unable to Join’ Bandmates
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame welcomed its third hip-hop act last night (April 14) in Cleveland, opening its doors to innovative New York City MCs the Beastie Boys. Unfortunately, the trio scrapped a planned performance, as only two members were on hand to accept the honor...
Adam Yauch’s Film Company Up for Three Academy Awards
Adam Yauch’s Film Company Up for Three Academy Awards
Though Beastie Boy Adam "MCA" Yauch joked with the LA Weekly that he's planning to spend the Oscars distributing "sandwiches outside the theater ... Maybe Harvey Weinstein will be hungry," his film company is very real. Oscilloscope Laboratories, Yauch's indie film distribution company, which is based in New York, has two films up for Academy Awards this year...

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