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Beastie Boy Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch To Be Honored With Brooklyn Playground

Adam Yauch, best known as “MCA” of rap pioneers Beastie Boys, was a major figure not only in popular music, but also in the city of New York, specifically the borough of Brooklyn where he […]

05/02/2013

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GRAMMYS Close With Star-Studded Finale

Capping the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards, LL Cool J, blink-182‘s Travis Barker, Rage Against The Machine‘s Tom Morello, Public Enemy‘s Chuck D and DJ Z-Trip crossed a wide range of musical genres to unite for […]

02/10/2013

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On The Charts: Beastie Boys Re-Enter Top 20, Lionel Richie Falls Further

Following the death of Beastie Boys member Adam “MCA” Yauch last week, the pioneering hip-hop group re-enters the Billboard 200 album chart this week. The band’s 1986 debut Licensed To Ill, the first rap to […]

05/09/2012

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Ten Beastie Boys Tracks In Honor Of MCA

While hip hop and punk rock defied the odds and rebelled against the conventional, the Beastie Boys were the epitome of this revolutionary ride. As “Beings Entering Anarchistic States Towards Internal Excellence,” Mike D, MCA, […]

05/04/2012

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Celebrities React To Passing Of Beastie Boys Adam Yauch

Today we learned of the passing of one of music’s biggest influences, Adam Yauch, of the Beastie Boys. The twitterverse, as it usually does when someone as important at MCA passes, went crazy with people […]

05/04/2012

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Adam Yauch Of The Beastie Boys Passes Away At 47

Adam Yauch from the Beastie Boys, also known as MCA, passed away today after a long battle with cancer. He told fans about his condition in July of 2009 via a YouTube video.

05/04/2012

Beastie Boys Setting Up to Release a New Album in the Fall

After postponing an album last September and canceling a slew of festival dates, the [lastfm]Beastie Boys [/lastfm] are preparing to release their next studio album. The New York trio put the group’s efforts on hold […]

05/03/2010

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