Adam Yauch (MCA) of the Beastie Boys dead at 47

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  1. YWD67

    YWD67 YOUR WATCH DOG 67 Established Member

    By Erik Pedersen, The Hollywood Reporter
    Updated 2:30 p.m. PT: Adam Yauch, who was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this year with his pioneering rap trio Beastie Boys and founded the indie film company Oscilloscope Pictures, has died. He was 47. His longtime representatives confirmed the news this afternoon

    "It is with great sadness that we confirm that musician, rapper, activist and director Adam 'MCA' Yauch, founding member of Beastie Boys ... passed away in his native New York City this morning after a near-three-year battle with cancer," a statement on the group's website said

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    One of the few "Rock Rap" artist that I listen to. "Sabotage" is my favorite followed by "Intergalctic".
  2. gothic_hobbit

    gothic_hobbit Undertaker

    It was a shame really.

    47 is still quite young.
  3. YWD67

    YWD67 YOUR WATCH DOG 67 Established Member

    Welcome back GH. Your return here would not have anything to do with the release of the new Hobbit movie would it?
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