With the sad news of Adam Yauch's passing, I am moved to recall the summers of my youth sitting in small cars, packed with tall, gawky friends listening to Beastie Boys cassettes playing at volumes far too loud for our ears. We all knew every word, each pause - every last syllable. We were alive and this was our soundtrack. And so I struggled for the last 24 hours on how to best memorialize MCA - the loss still not fully realized.
In a video on their official site, Beastie Boys Adam Yauch and Adam Horovitz, a.k.a. MCA and Ad Rock, said they must cancel their summer tour. The reason? Adam Yauch has cancer. He recalled in the sad video: "About two months ago, I... Read Post
Brooklyn-born Beastie Boy Adam Yauch is getting posthumous props from his beloved city. On Thursday, the New York Senate passed a resolution honoring the lifelong New Yorker’s accomplishments, according to MTV. Yauch died of cancer ... Read Post