Friday, May 4, 2012

Mca beastie

  • (CNN)-- Adam MCA Yauch, a founding member of the pioneering rap band Beastie Boys, died Friday after a nearly three-year battle with cancer, the bands publicist said.
  • (CNN)
  • With a scratchy voice that grew scratchier through the years, Mr. Yauch rapped as MCA in the Beastie Boys, who were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this year.
  • (New York Times)
  • 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.
  • (411mania.com)
  • The death of Adam Yauch, best known as MCA of the Beastie Boys, came as shock as he succumbed today to a three-year battle with salivary cancer.
  • (MTV)
  • 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)
  • A rep for the musician confirmed the news to Access Hollywood on Friday.
  • (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 MCA Yauch, along with fellow Beastie Boys Michael Mike D Diamond and Adam King Ad-Rock Horovitz, urged everybody to make some noise and fight for your right to party in the mid-1980s.
  • (USA Today)
  • Adam MCA Yauch at after-party for his 2008 documentary Gunnin For That No. 1 Spot. Founding Beastie Boys member Adam MCA Yauch died Friday, May 4, according to published reports.
  • (YAHOO!)

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