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'Buddhist Monks' Breakdance In Honor Of MCA Day, Remembering The Life Of Beastie Boy Adam Yauch

Visitors to New York City's Union Square were greeted by an unusual sight on Friday-- a group of men, dressed like Tibetan Buddhist monks, breakdancing to a Beastie Boys track. The "monks" were there in honor of MCA Day, an annual event...Show More Summary

The Complete Roster Of 2014 Grammy Performers

11 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : PopEater

Sunday's Grammy Awards will provide an impressive slate of performers that spans every genre. (Even a classical artist will make an appearance.) Whether we're in store for anything as wild as last year's LL Cool J-fronted Adam YauchShow More Summary

Beastie Boy Discusses MCA's Death For First Time

For the first time since Adam Yauch, MCA of the Beastie Boys, passed away, a member of the group has spoken out about his untimely...

Beastie Boys's Album Sales SKYROCKET

Beastie Boys' album sales have skyrocketed in the wake of Adam "MCA" Yauch's passing. The group has seven albums on the Billboard Hot 200, according...

Reggie Cameron: Cazwell And The Lady Tigra Remember Adam Yauch

I caught up with SPORK collaborators Cazwell and The Lady Tigra as they reflected on Yauch's/MCA's career and the role he's played in their lives.

Beastie Boys' Ad-Rock Reaches Out To Fans After MCA's Death

Beastie Boys member Adam "Ad-Rock" Horovitz has reached out to fans in the days after the passing of bandmate Adam Yauch, thanking them for their...

Benjamin R. Barber: The Beastie Boys and Interdependence: Adam Yauch's Civic Courage

As we remember Adam Yauch and his pioneering musicality, we should also acknowledge his pioneering civic courage -- his identity as a punk musician and rapper for whom citizenship was a natural expression of art, and interdependence a necessary concomitant of citizenship.

Madonna: Adam Yauch Was One Of A Kind

NEW YORK — Madonna says Adam Yauch, the Beastie Boys rapper who died Friday, was one of a kind and that the group was important...

WATCH: Coldplay Honors MCA With Live Cover

As the unfortunate news of Adam "MCA" Yauch's passing spread across the internet, countless musicians and celebrities penned tributes to honor the Beastie Boy's legacy....

Beastie Boys Singer's Buddhist Spirituality Permeated His Life And Music

Adam Yauch, the Beastie Boys member who went by the stage name MCA, had long practiced Tibetan Buddhism before his death, which was announced Friday...

Adam Yauch's Other Passion: Oscilloscope Laboratories

Adam Yauch, better known as MCA of the Beastie Boys, has died at the age of 47. Yauch was diagnosed with cancer in July 2009....

Adam Yauch, Beastie Boys Bandmember, Dies Of Salivary Gland Cancer: What Is It?

Adam "MCA" Yauch, member of the iconic Beastie Boys, has passed away after battling cancer of the salivary gland, according to news reports. Yauch, 47,...

Beastie Boy Dead: Celebrities React On Twitter

It's a sad day for the music industry: Adam Yauch, rapper, founding member, all-around beloved musician of the Beastie Boys passed away on Friday at...

Remembering The Beastie Boys' Adam Yauch

Beastie Boys legend Adam Yauch -- otherwise known as MCA -- has passed away at the age of 47, after losing his battle with cancer....

Adam Yauch Dead: Beastie Boys' MCA Dies After Battling Cancer

Adam Yauch, who performed under the stage name MCA, is dead after losing a long battle with cancer, according to reports from Global Grind and...

Beastie Boy Adam Yauch Recovers From Cancer

When Adam Yauch of the Beastie Boys was diagnosed with cancer in his parotid gland 18 months ago, the band canceled its shows and put off a much-anticipated album. All this doom and gloom made fans wonder if they had seen the last of the beloved... Read more Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments

Jay-Z Pays Homage to Sick Beastie Boy

With Beastie Boy Adam 'MCA' Yauch sidelined with cancer in his throat, the hip hop group was forced to pull out of concert dates, which included their headlining gig at the All Points West festival in Jersey City, N.J., this weekend. Fortunately for them and the fans in attendance, Jay-Z stepped up to fill in, and also led a raucous tribute to the Beasties and Yauch.

Beastie Boy Adam Yauch Has Cancer

Adam Yauch, who goes by the stage name MCA in the legendary Beastie Boys, has announced that he has cancer and that the Beasties have been forced to postpone all tour dates at this time.

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