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Late Beastie Boys Member Adam Yauch to Be Honored With ‘MCA Day’ in New York

The death of Beastie Boys emcee Adam Yauch hit a lot of people hard, but there were some fans who immediately rallied to make sure that the man also known as MCA would get his day in his hometown of New York.

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Thom Yorke Reacts to Adam Yauch’s Death

Beloved Beastie Boy Adam Yauch, aka MCA, passed away from cancer on Friday (May 4), and there’s been an outpouring of sadness from across the music world, including the prince of thought-rock, Thom Yorke.

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Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch Discussed Cancer and Treatment in 2009 Video

Everybody knows that Beastie Boy Adam Yauch succumbed to cancer on Friday (May 4), but fewer seem to know exactly what he was up against. The rapper’s three-year battle began in 2009 with a rare diagnosis: he had malignant tumors in the parotid gland, one of the salivary glands near the jaw and the ear, that had spread to the nearby lymph node. Not the best news, but he remained hopeful.

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Red Hot Chili Peppers Show ‘Gratitude’ for Late Beastie Boy Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch

The tributes keep rolling in for Adam “MCA” Yauch. Friday night’s (May 4) Red Hot Chili Peppers concert at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J., was dedicated by the band to the late, great Beastie Boy, who passed away earlier that day after a three-year battle with cancer — and, as reported by Billboard, honored him in the most poignant of ways.

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Eminem, Kid Rock, Nas Pay Tribute to Beastie Boys’ Adam Yauch

The death of founding Beastie Boys member Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch has affected artists from all music genres, and tributes have been pouring in since news of Yauch’s passing broke. Hip-hop icons Eminem and Nas, along with rapper-turned-rocker Kid Rock, are the latest to show respect for their fallen peer.

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Beastie Boys’ Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch Dead at 47

We're sad to report that Adam Yauch, better known as MCA from the Beastie Boys has passed away. He was 47.

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