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On Adam Yauch and His Appreciation of the Game We All Love

The music world lost a visionary today. Adam Yauch—also known as MCA—of the Beastie Boys passed away Friday at the age of 47 after a three-year battle with cancer. This doesn't seem like a basketball story, but it is. It is a basketball story, at least in part, because Yauch was a part of our basketball world. This game that extends across the globe and changes us from the instant that we connect with it links us to Yauch.
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Adam Yauch Remembered: Celebrities Tweet Messages to Late MCA

Pop Culture / Celebrity : The Hollywood Gossip (2 years ago)

The music world continues to mourn the death of Beastie Boys co-founder Adam Yauch. "MCA" passed away Friday at 47 after a long battle with cancer. Friends and celebs are stepping forward to pay tribute to Yauch (pictured below, mid... Read Post

Bands play tribute to Adam 'MCA' Yauch

Entertainment : The Marquee Blog (2 years ago)

The news was still relatively fresh Friday night when a few artists decided to pay tribute to a Beastie Boy. Following the death Friday of Adam "MCA" Yauch after an almost three year battle with cancer, some fellow artists used thei... Read Post

Adam Yauch of the Beastie Boys Dead at 47

Entertainment : EveryJoe: Entertainment (2 years ago)

Adam "MCA" Yauch, one of the founders of the Beastie Boys, has died of cancer at age 47. Yauch had been battling cancer since 2009 when a tumor was found in his salivary gland. The illness kept Yauch from attending the Beastie Boys'... Read Post


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