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Old 05-04-2012, 05:57 PM
rearnakedchoke rearnakedchoke is offline
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Default Beastie Boys MCA dead (Yauch)

very sad .. rip MCA

http://www.torontosun.com/2012/05/04...uch-dead-at-47

Rapper Adam Yauch, member of legendary hip-hop group the Beastie Boys, has died at the age of 47, Rolling Stone reports.

Yauch was diagnosed with a tumour in his salivary gland in 2009 and underwent surgery and radiation therapy treatment. He also adopted a strict vegan diet and turned to ancient Chinese medicines to help him beat the disease.

A Brooklyn native, Yauch formed the Beastie Boys in 1978 with his high school friends Mike "Mike D" Diamond, John Berry and Kate Schellenbach.

The group started out as a hardcore punk band, but later develo