Although the surviving Beastie Boys remain uncertain about their musical future, Adam Horovitz and Mike Diamond are committed to preserving Adam Yauch’s legacy.
The Beastie Boys founding member’s legacy is already being felt after his tragic passing on May 4. Read on for Adam’s friends’ and fans’ reactions to his passing.
Beastie Boys rapper Adam Yauch — known by the stage name MCA — died May 4 at age 47. In the years leading up to his death, he fought a brave battle with cancer, and sadly leaves behind a wife and child. Within minutes of the news of his passing being made public, tons of celebrities took to Twitter to pay their respects to the pioneering musician.
The Beastie Boys frontman will be ‘spinning’ the candles on his cake today!
Adam Yauch has been a pioneer of hip-hop as a founding member of the New York City-based trio, the Beastie Boys. Having released eight studio albums with the band, Adam is currently recovering from cancer of his salivary gland after being diagnosed in 2009. Get all the details at Astrology.com!
Adam Yauch, the world wouldn’t be the same today without your words of wisdom– “you’ve got to fight, for your right, to par-tay.” We hope today, on your 45th birthday, you’ll be living up to your lyrics!
Adam Yauch, what an accomplished life you’ve had as a founder, and member, of the Beastie Boys! You’ve inspired so many in the music industry today and could even be said to be an early inventor of hip-hop. We wish you and your brass monkey the best birthday ever!