Pitchfork – Beastie Boys MC Adam Yauch, aka MCA, has passed away due to cancer, TMZ reports. He was 47 years old. The Beastie Boys are one of the most important and influential hip-hop groups of all time. They were instrumental in making hip-hop a global, mainstream force.
Sad news for any fan of music. The Beastie Boys revolutionized the hip-hop genre, with MCA in the forefront. He will truly be missed, but not forgotten. In true MDHT fashion… cue the playlist: