Friday, May 4, 2012

Adam yauch

  • Adam Yauch, co-founder and rapper of The Beastie Boys, has passed away at the age of 47. The publicist for the Beastie Boys' confirmed that Yauch, recognized through his stage name MCA, died after a three-year battle with cancer.
  • (Philadelphia Daily News)
  • By JAKE COYLE AP Entertainment Writer NEW YORK (AP) - Adam Yauch, the gravelly voiced rapper who helped make the Beastie Boys one of the seminal groups in hip-hop, died Friday. He was 47.
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  • Adam Horovitz, Adam Yauch and Mike D (l. to r.) of the Beastie Boys. Yauch died of cancer on Friday. Following the news of Adam Yauch's death, Beastie Boys fans are likely spinning the rap group's classics on repeat.
  • (New York Daily News)
  • The Beastie Boys were never ones to disappoint a crowd. When Adam "MCA" Yauch was diagnosed with throat cancer in 2009, though, they had no choice but to cancel their headlining gig at the All Points West music festival.
  • (Forbes)
  • Adam Yauch leaves behind an impressive catalog of music and videos with his Beastie Boys brothers Ad-Rock and Mike D, but (You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (To Party) and No Sleep Till Brooklyn are, without a doubt, two of their most iconic releases.
  • (MTV)
  • Adam Yauch, who was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this year with his pioneering rap trio Beastie Boys and founded the indie film company Oscilloscope Pictures, has died. He was 47.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • My knees went weak when I heard MCA had died. Perhaps that's because it wasn't simply the death of a man but of a piece of my youth — and of a time when hip hop itself was young.
  • (Time)
  • Adam Yauch, who performed under the stage name MCA, is dead, according to reports from Global Grind and TMZ. The cause of death is currently unknown.
  • (Huffington Post)

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