Adam Yauch

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GRAMMYS Close With Star-Studded Finale

Capping the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards, LL Cool J, blink-182‘s Travis Barker, Rage Against The Machine‘s Tom Morello, Public Enemy‘s Chuck D and DJ Z-Trip crossed a wide range of musical genres to unite for […]


NEW YORK - MAY 07: Beastie Boys' Adam Yauch attends a screening of 'BURMA VJ' at the HBO Theater on May 7, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Mark Von Holden/Getty Images)

Beastie Boys And The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

Friday afternoon the news came down that Adam Yauch (a.k.a. MCA), a founding member of the Beastie Boys, had died at the age of 47. It was announced in 2009 that he had been diagnosed with cancer after discovering a tumor in his salivary gland.

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Adam Yauch, MCA Of The Beastie Boys, Dead At 47

Adam Yauch, also known as MCA of the iconic Brooklyn hip-hop trio the Beastie Boys, passed away after a long battle with cancer.