It is with great regret that we pass the sad news of the death of Adam Yauch, the founder of hip hop group called as The Beastie Boys. Beastie Boys – They Are Back To The Future! is one of the most pioneering and well listened group among the hip-hop fans and this is definitely a painful news.
Adam Yauch only 47, had disclosed that he was diagnosed with tumor in salivary gland and lymph node back in 2009 but he was also battling with Cancer for past 3 years. On Friday, The 4th of May, 2012, he passed away in New York City. The news disclosed on the band’s site itself was as follows :
“It is with great sadness that we confirm that musician, rapper, activist and director Adam “MCA” Yauch, founding member of Beastie Boys … passed away in his native New York City this morning after a near-three-year battle with cancer,” the statement said.
Fans all over the world accepted the news with mourning over his death and expressed their grief upon losing a gem and sent condolences to his family as the music legacy, Adam Yauch leaves the world on the journey to to an afterlife.
Although the loss cannot be filled, He leaves behind him a legacy of hip hop music that we will treasure and we send our heartfelt condolences to his wife, Dechen, his daughter, Tenzin Losel and his parents Frances and Noel Yauch to whom Adam Yauch was more than a Hip Hop Band Legacy.
Snoop Dogg: ”RIP MCA U are a Legend and a pioneer. #BeastieBoys4life”
Rob Thomas: ”holy s–t. R.I.P. ADAM YAUCH. MCA, you will be missed.”
Slash: ”Sad day. MCA was f–king awesome. RIP man. We’ll miss you very much.”
Mario Lopez: ”Beastie Boys were such a part of my soundtrack as a youth growing up… R.I.P MCA…”
Milla Jovovich: ”we lost one of our greatest talents today. my prayers and thoughts go out to the family and friends of Adam Yauch. Beastie Boys for life.”
Mandy Moore: ”sending energy and light to Adam Yauch’s loved ones…..#RIPMCA”
Michelle Branch: ”Just heard about Adam Yauch. Beyond bummed. So so so sad.”
Estelle: ” RIP Adam Yauch of the LEGENDARY Beastie Boys … damn.”
Josh Groban: ”Oh no. This just sucks beyond measure. RIP MCA.”