Adam Yauch

GRAMMYS Close With Star-Studded Finale
Red Hot Chili Peppers Pay Tribute To Adam Yauch At Prudential CenterAfter 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, MCA Of The Beastie Boys, Dead At Age 47Adam 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.
Hartnett: MCA And Beastie Boys Will Never Be DuplicatedAdam "MCA" Yauch of the Beastie Boys passed away Friday but left behind a standard for young artists to strive toward.