Name: Adam Yauch
Birth Name: 
Adam Nathaniel Yauch
Birth Date: 
August 5, 1964
Birth Place: 
Brooklyn, New York
Rapper, musician, songwriter, director, film distributor
Relationship Status: 
Passed Away on May 4, 2012
Celebrity Ranking # 2104

2012 Billboard Music Awards: The Show, The Winners

Posted Sunday May 20, 2012 11:45 PM GMT

With another high profile ceremony having come and gone, the winners from the 2012 Billboard Music Awards were announced on Sunday night (May 20).


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Adam Horovitz Talks Adam Yauch’s Tragic Death

Posted Monday May 7, 2012 11:49 AM GMT

It has been a rough weekend for the Beastie Boys, as founding member Adam Yauch passed away on Friday at age 47.

And finally, Adam Horovitz has broken his silence to share his reaction to losing his friend and bandmate.



Music Great Adam Yauch: From Party Animal to Philanthropist

Posted Sunday May 6, 2012 12:59 PM GMT

The music industry lost one of its most influential members on Friday (May 4). Adam Yauch of The Beastie Boys was a contributing factor to a revolution in rap music and he will be greatly missed.

The 47-year-old rapper, a.k.a. MCA, may have lost his three year battle with cancer, but he left his mark on the world as he transformed out of his notorious party animal reputation into an independent film creator and philanthropist.


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Coldplay Pays Tribute to Adam Yauch at Star-Studded L.A. Show

Posted Saturday May 5, 2012 1:04 PM GMT

The stars were out in Los Angeles, CA last night (May 4), as they enjoyed a night of music with family and friends by attending the Coldplay concert.


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Adam Yauch: Diagnosed with Cancer

Posted Monday July 20, 2009 6:15 PM GMT

He’s a member of one of the most significant and influential hip hop acts out there, and it comes as unfortunate news that Adam Yauch of the “Beastie Boys” has been diagnosed with cancer.

The singer known as “MCA,” found out last week that he has a cancerous tumor in his left parotid (salivary) gland that will require surgery and weeks of treatment; however, some good news: it is treatable and it was found very early.

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