The Beastie Boys' Adam Yauch Has Passed Away

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Yauch in 1994, when he bum-rushed R.E.M. at the MTV Video Music Awards
Beastie Boy Adam Yauch, aka MCA, has passed away at the age of 47. More news as it comes, but Yauch had been battling cancer since 2009, after it was discovered he had a tumor in his salivary gland. Sadly, he wasn't able to join his fellow Beasties last month, when they were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony will be be aired Saturday, May 5, on HBO.

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Steve
Steve

The BeastieĀ  Boys are The Beatles of hip-hop, and MCA was their George Harrison.

trannyntraining
trannyntraining

Drinking a brass monkey in your honor, MCA.....R.I.P.

Chuck G.
Chuck G.

Saw them in April 1995 at Fair Park Coliseum with 'The Roots' as opening band/group. We didn't have to fight anything for our right to party that evening.

Chris Danger
Chris Danger

MCA, along with Mike D and Ad-Rock made me realize white boys could be funky as well..Heres hoping he's rocking the mic in the great beyond...

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