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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 Yauch, bka MCA of the Beastie Boys,has passed away at age 47. While the cause of his death is not yet known, it was common knowledge that Yauch had been battling cancer for some time. So please join me in sending a hearty RIP t... Read Post
In a crushing blow to the hip-hop community, Adam “MCA” Yauch of the Beastie Boys has passed away after a long battle with cancer according to Global Grind – website of Def Jam Records founder Russell Simmons. Yauch was diagnosed wi... Read Post