It’s a very sad day in the world of hip hop, as the genre has lost one of it’s pioneers. After a long, hard-fought battle with cancer, Adam Yauch aka MCA of the Beastie Boys has died at the age of just 47.
Adam Yauch aka MCA of the Beastie Boys, passed away this morning after a long bout with cancer.
Yauch was a member of the groundbreaking, incredibly innovative and creative group, The Beastie Boys, with his two friends, Mike D and Ad-Roc, which changed our culture forever [...]
In 2009, Yauch was treated for a cancerous parotid gland and a lymph node and underwent surgery and radiation therapy. He later made a video announcement about his diagnosis.
He is survived by his wife and daughter. He was 47. [SOURCE]
RIP MCA. The game would have never been the same without you.