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 […]
After just one song in the headlining set, Flea announced, “We’re playing this show tonight for Adam Yauch,” and then launched into the bass line from the Beastie Boys’ rap-rock classic, “Gratitude,” from their 1992 album, “Check Your Head.”
Adam Yauch, also known as MCA of the Beastie Boys, passed away today after a long battle with cancer. He told fans about his condition in July of 2009 via a YouTube video.
Adam “MCA” Yauch of the Beastie Boys passed away Friday but left behind a standard for young artists to strive toward.