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Adam Yauch, in 2008. (Jemal Countess/WireImage)

Breakdancing Monks Honor the Memory of Adam Yauch on ‘MCA Day’

In New York City and for Beastie Boys fans around the world, May 3 has come to be known as MCA Day, an annual event that honors the memory of Adam Yauch, one of the band’s founding members who succumbed to cancer on May 4, 2012.

05/05/2014

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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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MCA Of The Beastie Boys Includes ‘No Sell Out’ Clause In His Will

Throughout the latter part of his life, Beastie Boys member Adam Yauch (AKA MCA) became an enlightened man. Getting heavily involved in Buddhism and other charitable causes, it has been revealed that he was not […]

08/10/2012

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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’ “Sabotage” MCA Tribute Starring Children

James Winter, an aspiring film maker from Portland, Oregon, along with his wife, kids and nephew spent last week creating an entertaining tribute to the Beastie Boys’ Adam Yauch a.k.a. MCA. The family followed the […]

05/16/2012

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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

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