Friday, May 4, 2012

Mca dies

  • (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)
  • [Updated at 3:03 p.m. ET] Adam MCA Yauch, a founding member of the pioneering rap band the Beastie Boys, has died after a nearly three-year battle with cancer, the bands publicist said Friday. He was 47.
  • (CNN (blog))
  • Adam Yauch, better known as MCA of the Beastie Boys, passed away Friday, following a three-year battle with cancer. He was 47. His death was confirmed by Russell Simmons, founder of Def Jam Records, the label that was the Beastie Boys first home.
  • (NBC Philadelphia)
  • 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!)
  • Beastie Boys founder Adam Yauch, better known to fans as MCA, has died at the age of 47, reports Rolling Stone and others.
  • (Birmingham News)
  • The 47-year-old, better known by his stage name MCA and who also strongly supported Tibetan rights, died weeks after the pioneering white hip-hop act were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, although he was too ill to attend.
  • (Hindustan Times)
  • According to gossip site TMZ, Beastie Boys rapper Adam Yauch, also known as MCA, has passed away at age 47. Rolling Stone magazine later confirmed his death.
  • (theupcoming.co.uk)
  • The website, GlobalGrind.com announced the death of Adam Yauch, also known as MCA, of the Beastie Boys. In 2009, MCA announced he was being treated for a cancerous parotid gland and a lymph node.
  • (Examiner)

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