• ‘Beastie Boys’ MCA Adam Yauch Dead at 47

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    Global Grind has reported that MCA, real name Adam Yauch from the “Beastie Boys” has died. TMZ has also confirmed this.

    From TMZ – In 2009, MCA announced he was being treated for a cancerous parotid gland and a lymph node. He has since undergone surgery and radiation therapy.

    So far, it’s not clear if the death is related to the rapper’s battle with cancer.

    Yauch co-founded Beastie Boys in 1979 with Mike D, Mix Master Mike, and Ad Roc. The group has won multiple Grammys.

    Yauch became a vegan at the recommendation of his Tibetan doctors.

    Yauch is survived by his wife and daughter. He was 47.

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