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As you are probably aware, Adam Yauch, better known as MCA of the Beastie Boys, passed away from cancer yesterday at the age of 47. I felt like he deserved a tribute here, especially since in addition to making incredible music with his two compadres …
Daily Kos · 5/6/2012
Before the Beastie Boy Adam Yauch passed away from cancer in May of this year, he made one thing very clear in his will: no commercial can feature any music written by him. Along with other artists like Levon Helm of The Band and Tom Waits, Yauch
ZME Music · 8/13/2012
It's strange and fascinating to see how careers go in show business. When Licensed to Ill, the debut album by the trio of Mike D (Michael Diamond), Adrock (Adam Horovitz), and MCA (Adam Yauch) appeared in 1986, it was a departure from their earliest ...
Studio Daily · ByBryant Frazer · 5/4/2012
On the eve of Friday’s official dedication of the Adam Yauch Park—which up to now has been known as Palmetto Playground—the national media is aflame with coverage of the renaming. Yauch grew up in Brooklyn Heights on State Street before achieving ...
Brooklyn Heights Blog · ByChuck Taylor · 5/3/2013
I first met Adam Yauch in 1982, in Brooklyn, when I was fifteen. I was sitting on the red steps in the lobby of St. Ann’s, where I was a sophomore in high school. His bandmate, Michael Diamond, was a grade ahead of me. Occasionally Mike and I would talk ...
The New Yorker · BySasha Frere-Jones · 5/4/2012
and what the Beastie Boys perceived as Monster’s crass misappropriation of the name of the recently deceased [Adam] Yauch in its video promoting its energy drinks, appeared to have deeply offended plaintiffs.” …
A.V. Club · ByMarah Eakin · 6/17/2015
Today, May 4 marks the one-year anniversary since the passing of the Beastie Boys’ MCA, real name Adam Yauch. On Friday, the late Yauch was honored with his own park in Brooklyn. The newly coined Adam Yauch Park is located at Columbia Place …
Vibe · 5/5/2013
Some people may be looking askance at tributes to Beastie Boys founding member Adam Yauch, a.k.a. MCA, who died on Friday at the age of 47. Having been one of the first white rappers out of the gate isn’t a particularly compelling epitaph in itself ...
Globe and Mail · 5/4/2012
They say behind every great man, there’s a great woman whispering in his ear. The same can be said for the late Adam “MCA” Yauch and his wife Dechen Wangdu, whom Yauch referred to as his soulmate in a letter he wrote (that was read at the …
Hollywood.com · ByKelly Schremph · 5/7/2012
Sara McGinnis is a slightly mossy Northwest gal living in an otherwise all-male household. She contributes to both the BabyCenter Blog and SheKnows Entertainment, and is a fan of Twitter and Facebook friends. When not tethered to wifi...
SheKnows · BySara Mcginnis · 5/4/2012

Adam Yauch

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Adam Nathaniel Yauch was an American rapper, musician, film director, and human rights activist. He was best known as a founding member of th…
Adam Nathaniel Yauch was an American rapper, musician, film director, and human rights activist. He was best known as a founding member of the hip hop group Beastie Boys. He was frequently known by his stage name, MCA, and sometimes worked under the pseudonym Nathanial Hörnblowér.
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