Friday, May 4, 2012

Beastie boy dead

  • Last month, Yauch did not attend the Beasties induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • A rep for the musician confirmed the news to Access Hollywood on Friday.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • 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)
  • UPDATE 2: Several celebrities have responded to the death of Adam Yuach via twitter. Here are a few as collected by Billboard: @TMorello: Rip dear Adam Yauch. Words cant express the sadness and loss. Ur humor, talent gentle soul are just irreplacable.
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  • Adam Yauch, better known to music fans as MCA of the legendary hip hop triumvirate Beastie Boys, passed away today at the age of 47 following a battle with cancer. Russell Simmons Global Grind confirmed the tragic news this afternoon.
  • (Gawker)
  • Rapper Adam Yauch, a third of the trailblazing hip-hop act the Beastie Boys, has died aged 47. Yauch, who performed as MCA, had been in treatment for cancer since 2009 after discovering a tumor in his parotid gland.
  • (The Guardian)
  • "Beastie Boys" rapper MCA, whose real name is Adam Yauch has died at age 47. Youch was one of the three white rappers that made up the "Beastie Boys".
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  • Adam Yauch, the Beastie Boys member who went by the stage name MCA, had long practiced Tibetan Buddhism before his death, which was announced Friday in several news reports.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • The mighty MCA is gone. One-third of the Beastie Boys, Adam Yauch, aka MCA, died earlier today.
  • (Boston Herald)

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