Adam Yauch Of Beastie Boys Dead At 47
Adam Yauch, one-third of the pioneering hip-hop group the Beastie Boys, has died at the age of 47, Rolling Stone has learned. Yauch, also known as MCA.
The 47-year-old vocalist known to fans as MCA died nearly three years after being diagnosed with a cancerous tumour on his salivary gland. “One of our heroes, Adam Yauch aka MCA of the Beastie Boys has passed this morning after a long bout with cancer
Adam Yauch, also known as MCA of the Beastie Boys, passed away today after a long battle with cancer. He told fans about his condition in July of 2009 via a YouTube video.
Adam Yauch, the gruff-voiced rapper, musician and video auteur known as MCA in the groundbreaking hip hop trio The Beastie Boys, has died after a lengthy illness, Billboard has confirmed.
Adam Yauch, a founding member of the seminal rap group Beastie Boys, has died at the age of 47. Also known as MCA, Yauch had been undergoing treatment for cancer since 2009 when tumours were found in a salivary gland and lymph node.