RIP: Beastie Boys’ Adam “MCA” Yauch

by The Editors on May 4, 2012

McaWord got out this morning, May 4, 2012 that Beastie Boys’ Adam “MCA” Yauch has died after a three-year-long battle with cancer, according to a story on
Adam was the snowboarder in the group and his death had many in the industry reeling. Here’s what Mike Ranquet had to say on Facebook:

I spent a lot of time and travelled all over with that dude and I’ll miss him dearly. I’ll always laugh when I think of our trip to Vietnam, we were the two funniest dudes on the planet for those 4 weeks. RIP Adam and I hope you find the “highly coveted deodorant” we were searching for on our adventures.

Our thoughts are with his wife, daughter, and the entire Beastie Boys family.

[Link: Rolling Stone]

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