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.
The music industry lost a legend Friday as Rolling Stone reports that Adam "MCA" Yauch has died at 47. Yauch was a founding member of the rap trio the Beastie Boys, and the sorrow at the news of his death was seen most immediately o... 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