The loss of Beastie Boys member Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch is still being felt by many, and now Adam ‘Adrock’ Horovitz and the locals in Brooklyn, N.Y. are hoping to honor the rapper in a permanent way.
Cee Lo Green joined forces with his rap group Goodie Mob to perform ‘Fight to Win,’ a new track from the newly reunited hip-hop icons at the 2012 Billboard Music Awards. While onstage, Goodie Mob seized the moment and paid tribute to the Beastie Boys‘ Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch.
In a heartwrenching interview with The New York Times, Beastie Boys member Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch’s mother, Frances Yauch, reflected on his constant positivity, even in the final hours before his death.
Coldplay and the Beastie Boys? On paper and in theory, that doesn’t quite work. However, the execution, with frontman (and Gwyneth Paltrow baby daddy) Chris Martin playing piano while covering ‘Fight for Your Right to Party’ at the Hollywood Bowl last night as a sonic eulogy to singer Adam Yauch, who died yesterday, was spot on.
TMZ is reporting that 'Beastie Boys' rapper MCA - real name Adam Yauch, has died. In 2009 Yauch announced that he was being treated for a cancerous parotid gland and a lymph node and since has undergone surgery and radiation therapy. The news was announced first via Def Jam founder Russell Simmons' blog Global Grind. Yauch leaves behind a wife and a daughter. He was 47.