Adam Yauch

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Beastie Boy Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch To Be Honored With Brooklyn Playground

Adam Yauch, best known as “MCA” of rap pioneers Beastie Boys, was a major figure not only in popular music, but also in the city of New York, specifically the borough of Brooklyn where he […]

05/02/2013

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GRAMMYS Close With Star-Studded Finale

Capping the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards, LL Cool J, blink-182‘s Travis Barker, Rage Against The Machine‘s Tom Morello, Public Enemy‘s Chuck D and DJ Z-Trip crossed a wide range of musical genres to unite for […]

02/11/2013

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Rock’s Most Shocking Stories Of 2012: Green Day, Beastie Boys, Against Me! And More

The history of rock is all but defined by shocking moments, from Elvis Presley famously being filmed from the waist up on his first Ed Sullivan Show appearance in 1956 through the storied and sordid […]

12/28/2012

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Beastie Boys Fight For Their Right To Sample

The Beastie Boys are fighting back against a lawsuit that claims the band illegally sampled music on two of their albums

11/29/2012

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LCD Soundsystem’s “Shut Up & Play The Hits” Documentary In Theaters One Night Only

The world was hit hard by the passing of the Beastie Boys’ Adam Yauch a/k/a MCA. While many remember him for his role in the groundbreaking hip-hop group, Yauch’s efforts as a filmmaker and head […]

05/31/2012

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Beastie Boys Ad-Rock And Mike D Were Hopeful About Yauch’s Recovery To The Very End

Beastie Boys Ad-Rock And Mike D have broken their media silence. Aside from a posting to the Beastie Boys website, the two have kept a very low profile since Adam Yauch’s passing on May 4.

05/23/2012

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Coldplay’s Chris Martin On Adam Yauch Tribute, “The Only Thing To Do Is To Sing”

Friday morning news broke of The Beastie Boys’ Adam Yauch’s passing after a difficult battle with cancer. Within minutes of the announcement, the Twittersphere was a blaze with thoughts and sentiments from fans and celebrities […]

05/07/2012