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Adam Yauch of the Beastie Boys was better known by his stage name “MCA.” He was born in Brooklyn on this day in 1967. Unfortunately, he died of cancer two years ago at the age of forty-seven. I personally never got into the Beastie Boys. I think I was born just a couple years too... Read more »

Beastie Boys Could Have Been Bigger Than Eminem, Says Russell Simmons [Video]

The Beastie Boys could have been bigger than Eminem, according to Russell Simmons, the man behind the music label Def Jam. Back in the 80s, Mike Diamond, Adam Yauch, and Adam Horowitz were a juggernaut in the rap scene, putting raw energy and a positive edge behind some of the most classic rap music ever... Show More Summary

Adam Yauch: Check His head

Originally published in the January 1995 Shambhala Sun magazine, this interview finds Yauch after the release of Ill Communication, candidly talking about about hip-hop, hardcore, helping people, and his relationship to Buddhism's Bodhisattva Vow. The post Adam Yauch: Check His head appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Happy Birthday, MCA!

As long as hip-hop is around, the Beastie Boys' contributions won't be forgotten. Today (Aug. 5), we remember the rapper in the trio with the raspy voice. MCA, born Adam Yauch, would've turned 51 years old. Continue reading…

Beastie Boys Deny Rumors Of Live Performances Without Adam Yauch

It has been a while since we saw the hip hop band Beastie Boys perform on stage. And while may fans are hoping for a reunion after Adam Yauch’s death in 2012, the Beastie Boys are now confirming that there will be no live performances, despite the ongoing rumors. Show More Summary

Beastie Boys: No 'live performances without Adam Yauch'

last yearNews : NY Daily News

The surviving members of the Beastie Boys have confirmed they will never perform live again.

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last yearHumor / odd : The Hairpin

by Jazmine Hughes Are the Beastie Boys done? "We're done. Oh yeah. Adam Yauch started the band. It's not like a thing where we could continue without him." Never contemplated it? "No." Does that require a psychological adjustment? The band that you were in your entire life no longer exists. "It's a huge deal. Show More Summary

Newswire: Beastie Boys are now officially done, but (sort of) won another court case

It seemed obvious, but it’s officially official now: Beastie Boys are done. The group’s Adam Horovitz told GQ that since the late Adam Yauch started the group, the remaining two members (understandably) decided they couldn’t continue without him. Show More Summary

Watch Wayne Coyne Discuss The Origin Of Christmas On Mars In A Clip From XMas Doc Jingle Bell Rocks!

2 years agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Oscilloscope Laboratories, the film distribution company founded by the late Adam Yauch, will be releasing a movie about obscure Christmas songs entitled Jingle Bell Rocks! later this month. The film, directed by Mitchell Kezin, will feature cameos from RUN DMC, John Waters, and the Flaming Lips, among others. In the film, Wayne Coyne discusses the [...]

Did Chewing Tobacco Kill Tony Gwynn?

2 years agoSports : Deadspin

On Monday, Tony Gwynn died from complications related to salivary cancer, the same disease that claimed the life of Beastie Boy Adam Yauch two years ago. When Yauch died at the hospital where I work in Manhattan, I was shaken. A whole generation got a little older that day. Show More Summary

Beastie Boys Poised For Another Legal Win, This Time Over Paul’s Boutique Samples

2 years agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Beastie Boys already prevailed in legal battles against GoldieBlox and Monster Energy this year, and now they seem likely to win a third. Before Adam Yauch died, the record label Tuf America sued Beastie Boys over the use of uncleared samples from Trouble Funk’s “Say What” and “Let’s Get Small” on the Beasties’ Dust-Brothers-produced 1989 [...]

Mike D Confirms Beastie Boys Are Done, Ad-Rock Dances On Inside Amy Schumer

2 years agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Last week, during the Beastie Boys’ court battle against Monster Energy Drink, Mike D said something we all already knew: After the death of Adam Yauch, the Beastie Boys are done. Here’s what he said: “We have not been able to tour since MCA, Adam Yauch, died. We can’t make new music.” Honestly, this is [...]

This Is What Happens When Beastie Boys Go to Court

The Beastie Boys are suing Monster Beverage Corp. over using their music in a promotional video posted just days after the death of member Adam Yauch, who specified in his will that his music was never to be used in ads. The case went to trial in New York yesterday,...

Great Job, Internet!: Some guys who probably aren't actual monks break-danced to the Beastie Boys

Adam Yauch, a.k.a. MCA from the Beastie Boys, died two years ago of complications from salivary gland cancer, but celebrations of his life and work still continue. May 3 was MCA Day, an annual celebration of Yauch’s music, film work, and humanitarian efforts. Show More Summary

Buddhist monks unveil some awesome breakdancing moves in honor of the Beastie Boys' MCA.

2 years agoHumor : Happy Place

Taking the Eightfold Path to the Four Elements of Hip Hop. May 3rd was MCA Day in honor of Adam Yauch (aka MCA) of the Beastie Boys, who was a pretty awesome dude. In addition to being the one of the illinest MC's of all time, he was...Show More Summary

Men dressed as Buddhist monks breakdance in honor of the late Adam Yauch

2 years agoHumor : Death and Taxes

The performance is a tribute to both Yauch's devotion to the Buddhist faith and his role as an activist and longtime supporter of Tibetan independence.

Watch Tibetan Monks Breakdance For Beastie Boys' Adam Yauch

        Two years after his untimely demise, it's still difficult to believe that resilient Beastie Boys' cofounder Adam Yauch, a.k.a. MCA, is no longer with us. Yauch, an inspiration to many for his music, filmmaking, and politicalShow More Summary

And now for something completely different: Tibetan Buddhist monks breakdancing to Beasties

(Video is from Friday’s special event in Union Square, in order to promote the third annual “MCA Day,” which took place on Saturday to honor the memory of Adam Yauch. Click here for more on MCA Day.)

Video: Monks Breakdance In Union Square In Honor Of MCA Day

Today marks the third annual MCA Day in NYC in honor of Beastie Boy Adam Yauch, who succumbed to a three-year battle with cancer on May 4th, 2012 at the age of 47. Festivities get underway today at 11 a.m. at Littlefield PerformanceShow More Summary

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