Beastie Boys' Yauch Dies Aged 47

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Beastie Boys rapper Adam Yauch has died at the age of 47, his New York publicist has confirmed.

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  • Adam Yauch of the Beastie Boys Dies After Cancer Battle
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    05/4/2012 - 12:37 pm | View Link
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    Correction: An earlier version of this obituary incorrectly reported Mr. Yauch’s date of death. He died May 4, not April 6. Also, the earlier version incorrectly referred to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as the Rock Hall of Fame and innacurately stated ...
    05/4/2012 - 7:04 am | View Link
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  • Adam Yauch
    Adam Nathaniel Yauch (August 5, 1964 – May 4, 2012) was an American rapper, musician, film director, and human rights activist. He was best known as a founding ...
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  • Beastie Boys
    good morning. i wanna give thanks to Mike Kearny for putting together MCA DAY yesterday. i feel like a bunch of us been walking around lonely bumping into walls.
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    The Beastie Boys were an American hip hop band from New York City, formed in 1981. For the majority of its career, the group consisted of Michael "Mike D" Diamond ...
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