Adam Yauch, a co-founding member of the Beastie Boys who performed under the stage name MCA, has died at the age of 47 after announcing in 2009 that he had cancer:
The Huffington Post reports:
The cause of death is currently unknown. The 47-year-old member of the Beastie Boys announced that he would be receiving treatment for a cancerous tumor in his salivary gland in July 2009, and that that, as a result, the group would cancel some future shows and push back the release of a new album.
Sad day in the music world Via TMZ reports: “Beastie Boys” rapper MCA — real name Adam Yauch — has died. In 2009, MCA announced he was being treated for a cancerous parotid gland and a lymph node. He Read Post
Upon hearing that founding Beastie Boys member Adam "MCA" Yauch died at the age of 47 Friday, as Rolling Stone reported, we couldn’t help but cue up some of the group’s old tunes. And with a quarter of a century worth of music to si... Read Post