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3 Years Ago: Beastie Boys’ Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch Dies

On May 4, 2012, the music world was dealt a crushing blow with the news that Beastie Boys' Adam 'MCA' Yauch had passed away.

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Adam Yauch Park Officially Dedicated in Honor of Beastie Boys Musician in Brooklyn Heights

This weekend will be rife with memories of late Beastie Boys musician Adam Yauch and the celebration of his life began Friday (May 3) in Brooklyn Heights, New York where the park where he played as a kid was officially named Adam Yauch Park in his honor. Today (May 4) officially marks the one-year anniversary of his death and there has been a movement over the last year to rename the Palmetto Playground in honor of the man also known as MCA.

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Late Beastie Boy Adam Yauch to Be Honored With 2nd Annual ‘MCA Day,’ Playground Renaming

Last year, fans still in shock from the death of influential Beastie Boys rapper Adam Yauch gathered together in New York's Union Square to share their memories of the late emcee, and this year the second annual 'MCA Day' is set to take place in Brooklyn to salute Yauch's memory.

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Beastie Boys Sue Monster Energy for Unlicensed Use of Songs; Adam Yauch’s Will Forbids His Music in Ads

The surviving Beastie Boys and the estate of late member Adam Yauch have filed a lawsuit against Monster Energy for the unauthorized use of their music in a new promotional campaign -- and as the recently filed will of Yauch makes clear, the group will never agree to license its songs for ads.

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Beastie Boys Fans Honor Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch’s Legacy On the Eve of His Birthday

When Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch of the Beastie Boys passed away earlier this year (May 4), it was a devastating blow to the music community. However, just a few short months later, fans are coming together to celebrate his life.

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Beastie Boys Offer Thoughts on Late Bandmate Adam Yauch

Adam Horovitz and Mike Diamond are still dealing with the loss of their longtime Beastie Boys bandmate Adam Yauch, and have now addressed his death in separate interviews with Rolling Stone.

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Late Beastie Boys Member Adam Yauch to Be Honored With ‘MCA Day’ in New York

The death of Beastie Boys emcee Adam Yauch hit a lot of people hard, but there were some fans who immediately rallied to make sure that the man also known as MCA would get his day in his hometown of New York.

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10 Beastie Boys Songs That Rock

The music world is still mourning the loss of Beastie Boys member Adam 'MCA' Yauch, who passed away on May 4, 2012 at the age of 47. The Beastie Boys’ legacy was cemented with their Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction, and it’

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Beastie Boys Ad-Rock and Mike D Comment on Death of Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch

The music world suffered a great loss when legendary hip hop artist and founding Beastie Boy Adam "MCA" Yauch lost his battle with cancer. After an outpouring of support and condolences from artists and fans alike, surviving Beastie Boys Ad-Rock and Mike D have spoken out on the tragic loss of their friend and bandmate.

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Kid Rock Salutes Late Beastie Boy Adam Yauch

Kid Rock has paid tribute to late Beastie Boys member Adam Yauch with a heartfelt blog post detailing his gratitude to the pioneering hip-hop group for helping to pave the way for his own music career.

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