Adam "MCA" Yauch of
at the age of 47.
Update: The following announcement was just released. Press ReleaseIt is with great sadness that we confirm that musician, rapper, activist and director Adam "MCA" Yauch, founding member of Beastie Boys and also of the Milarepa Foundation that produced the Tibetan Freedom Concert benefits, and film production and distribution company Oscilloscope Laboratories, passed away in his native New York City this morning after a near-three-year battle with cancer. He was 47 years old.
Born in Brooklyn, New York, Yauch taught himself to play bass in high school, forming a band for his 17th birthday party that would later become... Alex DiVincenzo on 05/04/12 - 11:03 AM 260 Replies -
French producer and DJ
(from Ed Banger Records)
passed away last night
after the roof of his house collapsed while hosting his friend and musical partner
's birthday party. He was 34.
Paul Tao on 09/13/11 - 10:18 AM 46 Replies -
Ryan Shaw, singer, songwriter and guitar player for
The Early Strike
last Tuesday morning from a rare but aggressive pediatric cancer called DSRCT. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family.
Matthew Tsai on 07/29/11 - 04:58 PM 27 Replies -