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As fans, admirers and artists of all stripes continue to pay tribute to Beastie Boys rapper Adam "MCA" Yauch, who died yesterday (May 4) after a three-year battle with cancer, the most heartfelt words may have come from his mother, Frances Yauch.
"He was a very courageous person," she told the New York Times, revealing that her son died at 9AM on Friday at New York-Presbyterian Hospital.
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
Phil Andelman Since Friday (May 4), when beloved Beastie Boys rapper Adam "MCA" Yauch died in New York City following a courageous three-year cancer fight, fans and admirers ranging from the Dalai Lama to the Mets have been lining u... Read Post