Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch of the Beastie Boys dead at 47
TMZ and Rolling Stone confirm that Beastie Boys co-founder Adam “MCA” Yauch has passed away at 47 after a three-year battle with cancer.
We're told Beastie Boys Adam Yauch MCA is dead..spoke with people connected with him and Russell Simmons posted as well http://t.co/RjreFSkL
— Harvey Levin (@HarveyLevinTMZ) May 4, 2012
The Beastie Boys' Adam Yauch is dead at 47, Rolling Stone has confirmed: http://t.co/pIJbWw1W
— Rolling Stone (@RollingStone) May 4, 2012
Fans and friends remembered Yauch fondly on Twitter:
RIP Adam Yauch. For a lot of people the Beasties WERE their youth. http://t.co/nRVnJDtp
— Andrew Harrison (@Nndroid) May 4, 2012
A very sad day indeed. Adam Yauch RIP.
— FRED DURST (@freddurst) May 4, 2012
— ICE T (@FINALLEVEL) May 4, 2012
We're very saddened by the passing of Adam Yauch. RIP MCA. You'll be missed. http://t.co/0auKQSks
— Jimmy Eat World (@jimmyeatworld) May 4, 2012
R.I.P. Adam Yauch. Was all about the Beastie Boys on cassette on the Boom box down at the Jersey shore. True artist.
— David Boreanaz (@David_Boreanaz) May 4, 2012
R.I.P Adam MCA. Beastie Boys remain untouchable
— OneRepublic (@OneRepublic) May 4, 2012
Rest in Peace Adam Yauch. Our condolences to your friends and family: http://t.co/OXLPWEii
— Duran Duran (@duranduran) May 4, 2012
Sad to hear of the passing of Adam from The Beastie Boys, they're prominent on my "gettin' ready for a show" playlist. Rest in peace.
— Dita Von Teese (@DitaVonTeese) May 4, 2012
— Sasha Grey (@SashaGrey) May 4, 2012
R I P Adam… I'm devastated. Praying for Adam Yauch's family from the legendary Beastie Boys. Youll be missed!
— Rev Run (@RevRunWisdom) May 4, 2012
Beastie Boys made good music available to small town kids everywhere. And continued to make magic. #RIPMCA
— Brea Grant (@breagrant) May 4, 2012
Awful news that MCA – Adam Yauch has died. So sad! RIP
— Tom Fletcher (@tommcfly) May 4, 2012
Deeply saddened to learn our dear friend Adam Yauch has passed away. He will be missed. http://t.co/5Aeyj7FQ
— Criterion Collection (@Criterion) May 4, 2012
sad to hear that Adam Yauch (MCA) from the Beastie Boys has died. They always put a spring in my step and a smile on my face.
— Jamie Stogden (@JamieStogden) May 4, 2012
I liked the Beastie Boys. Damn cancer for making them less beastie.
— John Hayward (@Doc_0) May 4, 2012
Sad! MCA (Adam Yauch) has died of cancer. No Sleep 'till Brooklyn was a childhood fave.
— Rebecca Kiessling (@becs09) May 4, 2012
In Memory of Adam, here is one of my favorite Beastie Boys Songs – Sabotage http://t.co/UzRQNB6t
— David Kaufer (@DavidKaufer) May 4, 2012
— BiasedGirl (@BiasedGirl) May 4, 2012
All Day @pandora_radio Beastie Boys radio – RIP Adam MCA Yauch – His name is M.C.A., I said, "Howdy" he said, "Hi"
— Chris Chiampas (@ChrisChamp) May 4, 2012