Adam Yauch, Founding Member Of The Beastie Boys, Has Died
Reported by Outsiders - 12:51 PM 2012.05.04
Adam Yauch, a founding member of the seminal hip-hop trio the Beastie Boys, has died. He was 47 years old.
The Brooklyn-born musician known to fans as MCA was first treated for cancerous growths in his parotid gland and a lymph node in 2009 and subsequently underwent surgery and radiation therapy. It's not clear if the death is related to the rapper's battle with cancer.