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Beastie Boy Discusses MCA's Death For First Time

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.23.2012 | Entertainment

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 death. In a new ...

WATCH: Beastie Boy Adam Yauch Honored In NY Senate

Posted 05.16.2012 | New York

Beastie Boy Adam "MCA" Yauch was officially honored by the New York State Senate this week. Young Senator Daniel Squadron, who represents Yauch's ...

LOOK: 'Solid Gold Hits' Showcases Old Photos Of The Beastie Boys

Posted 05.15.2012 | New York

Following the untimely death of Beastie Boy Adam Yauch, many retrospectives and tributes on MCA and the Beastie Boys have popped up. But one such exhi...

WATCH: Adorable Kids Pay Tribute To MCA With 'Sabotage Remake

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 05.15.2012 | Entertainment

Countless musicians -- from Coldplay to the Red Hot Chili Peppers -- and celebrities have paid tribute to honor Adam "MCA" Yauch, the late Beastie Bo...

Adam Yauch's Work in Tibet More Important Than Ever

Kyle Scott | Posted 07.10.2012 | Impact
Kyle Scott

When Adam Yauch died, his family and friends lost someone they loved. The rest of us lost someone we knew of and whose work we loved. The Tibetan people lost one of their most high-profile supporters in the U.S.

Adam Yauch on Happiness: Part One

Randy Taran | Posted 07.10.2012 | Celebrity
Randy Taran

"Everything we do affects other people. Every action that we take has some motivation of either being selfish or altruistic. All that adds up."

Open Letter to the Miami Radio Stations

Joanna Popper | Posted 07.10.2012 | Miami
Joanna Popper

Why have Miami Radio Stations not played any Beastie Boys songs since MCA died May 4?

Mike Hogan

Run-D.M.C. Member's Awesome MCA Memory | Mike Hogan | Posted 05.09.2012 | Entertainment

At last night's gala benefit for The Moth, a non-profit dedicated to the art of storytelling, Darryl "D.M.C." McDaniels shared a few memories of Adam ...

I Take "The Pollywog EP" On Consignment From Adam Yauch, I Play In A Band With Richie Teeter

Binky Philips | Posted 07.08.2012 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

I won't take up too much of your time here. Just had a few thoughts on Adam "MCA" Yauch... and Richie Teeter. We lost Richie Teeter about 3 weeks before we lost Adam. F**king cancer!

Beastie Boys Hit With Big Lawsuit

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 05.08.2012 | Entertainment

Today in really unfortunate timing: The Beastie Boys have been hit with a copyright infringement lawsuit over samples used on Licensed to Ill and Paul...

"A Flow Master in Disaster With a Sound That's Gone" - Adam Yauch

Salvatore Bono | Posted 07.08.2012 | New York
Salvatore Bono

Yauch was not only a musical pioneer with Beasties; he was an activist and humanitarian. Wherever there was injustice, there was Yauch, wherever there was a voice to be given to the voiceless, there was Yauch.

RIP MCA: Looking at My Gucci, It's About That Time

Joanna Popper | Posted 07.08.2012 | Miami
Joanna Popper

At my 20th high school year reunion, the Beastie Boys brought us back to our raging, hormonal innocence where we learned that it might be okay to be ourselves because the Beasties were doing it.

Adam Yauch, You Were the Cheese, We Were the Macaroni

Summer Pierre | Posted 07.07.2012 | Home
Summer Pierre

When I heard that Adam Yauch had died, it was like learning that one of the guys I went to high school had died. I honestly had not listened to a Beastie Boys album in a few years, but they were one of those bands that inhabited my life.

The Beastie Boys and Interdependence: Adam Yauch's Civic Courage

Benjamin R. Barber | Posted 07.07.2012 | Home
Benjamin R. Barber

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.

The Beastie Boys Were the Original Hipsters

Pauline Millard | Posted 07.06.2012 | Entertainment
Pauline Millard

With Yauch's passing, it really is the end of an era. New York City is a very different place than it was when the Beasties were coming up in the game, and music and art can't move forward when the artists themselves are in many ways trying to recreate the past.

Madonna: Adam Yauch Was One Of A Kind

AP | Posted 08.02.2013 | Celebrity

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

WATCH: Coldplay Honors MCA With Live Cover

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 05.05.2012 | Entertainment

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

Readers Remember MCA's Best Beastie Boys Lyrics

Posted 05.04.2012 | Entertainment

As fans around the world mourn the death of the Beastie Boys' Adam Yauch, who passed away Friday morning at the age of 47 after a three-year battle wi...

Indie Director Reflects On Adam Yauch's Filmmaking Passion

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 05.04.2012 | Entertainment

Adam Yauch, founding Beastie Boys member, has passed away after a battle with cancer. Yauch was obviously known for his work in music, but he was also...

PHOTOS: A Tribute To Adam Yauch's Colorful Style

Posted 05.04.2012 | Style

Beastie Boys rapper Adam Yauch, known as MCA, passed away on Friday at the age of 47 after battling cancer. The New York-based Beastie Boys (Yauch,...

Adam Yauch's Passing -- Yet Another Example of How I Want My MTV... Back

Jon Chattman | Posted 07.04.2012 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

I want to mourn the death of an icon by watching tributes on a so-called music station. Yauch and the Beasties were pioneers in the hip hop and pop culture world. This news hurts. It's time for MTV to return to its roots.

Beastie Boys' Adam Yauch Remembered For Tibetan Activism, Freedom Concerts

Posted 05.04.2012 | Impact

Fans are mourning the death of Beastie Boys’ Adam Yauch, and are remembering an influencer who both changed the face of rap and the way stars bring ...

Adam Yauch's Other Passion: Oscilloscope Laboratories

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.04.2012 | Entertainment

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. In addition to being ...

Beastie Boy Dead: Celebrities React On Twitter

Posted 05.04.2012 | Celebrity

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

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 05.04.2012 | Entertainment

Beastie Boys legend Adam Yauch -- otherwise known as MCA -- has passed away at the age of 47. The Beastie Boys have confirmed the news on their offici...