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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  • Beastie Boys' Adam Yauch dies in NYC at 47
    Adam Yauch, a member of the pioneering rap trio Beastie Boys, has died after a years-long battle with cancer. He was 47. Yauch, known to fans as MCA, died Friday morning, according to, the website of Def Jam music label founder Russell Simmons.
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  • Adam Yauch of the Beastie Boys Dies After Cancer Battle
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  • Adam Yauch
    Adam Nathaniel Yauch (pronounced / ˈ j aʊ k /; August 5, 1964 – May 4, 2012) was an American rapper, musician, film director, and human rights activist.
    11/21/2015 - 10:08 pm | View Website
  • 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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  • Beastie Boys
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  • Beastie Boys on Genius
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    11/17/2015 - 12:44 am | View Website
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