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MCA Adam Yauch, Beastie Boys Rapper, Dies 47

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Adam Nathaniel Yauch (August 5, 1964 - May 4, 2012) was a founding member of hip hop trio, the Beastie Boys. He was frequently known by his stage name, MCA, and other pseudonyms such as Nathanial Hörnblowér.

Yauch died on May 4, 2012. He announced in 2009 that he was being treated for cancer, but it is not yet known if his death was a direct result of the cancer

Beastie Boys Live on Conan (performance and interview)
Adam (MCA) wears sunglasses on the stage

Try to remember youre talking

Try to remember youre talking about someone who recently died
their life and talents should be irrelevant.

If William Hung dies, it will

If William Hung dies, it will be important to note that he was a terrible singer.

Not to speak ill of the dead,

Not to speak ill of the dead, but in the above clip, he is a bit disrespectful. He is on the Conan O-Brien show, and he cannot the gum out of his mouth?

I grew up listening to 1580AM

I grew up listening to 1580AM (The Mac Attack), a Hip Hop radio station from Los Angeles.

I never did like The Beastie Boys. During the 80's, I openly talked to my friends that I didn't like The Beastie Boys. I never thought they were talented. I thought they became big because they connected with white audience.

I pay my respect to MCA. He took a big part in the era. And I give him credit for that.

I actually did not like him

I actually did not like him AT ALL or his group and do not see why people think his "music" was so great. IMHO it was awful!!!!

What a huge talent. HUGE!

What a huge talent. HUGE! RIP, MCA :(

I didn't think he was very

I didn't think he was very talented at all!

I thought they were an

I thought they were an awesome group. Stick a sock in it

Since when is screaming

Since when is screaming throughout a WHOLE "song" considered talent? I know that there is a genre of music out there that is screaming but it is done rhythmically. These guys didn't and it was just screaming!

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