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Adam Yauch, ‘MCA’ Of The Beastie Boys, Dead At 47 After 3-Year Battle With Cancer
Adam Yauch, ‘MCA’ Of The Beastie Boys, Dead At 47 After 3-Year Battle With Cancer
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.