Home » Music

Beastie Boys Co-Founder, Adam Yauch Dead At 47

Friday, May 4th, 2012 category: Music Tags:

photo: Sam Christmas


Beastie Boys co-founder Adam Yauch (aka MCA), has sadly passed away at the age of 47. Back in 2009 Yauch announced that he was getting treatment for a cancerous parotid gland and a lymph node; he received surgery and radiation therapy.

It is unclear yet if MCA’s death was related to his battle with cancer.

Russel Simmon’s website (GlobalGrind.com) was the first to report the news, TMZ has also shared the news, as well as Pitchfork.

Yauch is survived by his wife, and daughter.

 

Watch the last video released by the Beastie Boys last year.

You Might Also Like:

LISTEN: Stream Fleet Foxes and the Antlers New Albums
WATCH: Full Music Odyssey of Jack White and Stephen Colbert
Music You Should Know: Jali
WATCH: Bjork - "Hollow"
LISTEN: The Gaslight Anthem Covers Bon Iver's "Skinny Love"
MUSIC YOU SHOULD KNOW: R&B Canadian Singer, Francesco Yates

Leave a Reply


two + 5 =