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R.I.P. Adam Yauch aka MCA of Beastie Boys

Adam Yauch aka MCA has died at age 47 from a three-year battle with cancer. Back in 2009, the founding member of Beastie Boys, one of the true innovators of rap/rock, announced that the group would cancel their shows because a tumor had been discovered in his parotid gland.

 

The world has lost a legend and everyone is weeping for his demise. He will surely be missed as his contributions are unparalleled.

 

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As my tribute, here’s my favorite vid of the group circa ’80s.