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Coldplay paid tribute to Adam Yauch by performing the classic Beastie Boys song Fight for Your Right at the Hollywood Bowl on Friday.
Twitter has been full of tributes from artists to Beastie Boy rapper Adam 'MCA' Yauch. Fellow New Yorker Moby, Justin Timberlake and Will.i.am. all expressed their sadness.
As the Beastie Boys' Adam Yauch dies aged 47, a reminder of one of the group's biggest hits: 1987's (You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party).
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Adam Yauch, the Beastie Boys rapper known as MCA, announces that he has been diagnosed with cancer in this video from 2009.
Yauch dies today following surgery to treat a cancerous parotid gland and a lymph node. It is not yet known whether his death was related to cancer.
Adam Yauch, who has undergone treatment for a cancerous parotid gland and a lymph node, became a vegan at the recommendation of his Tibetan doctors.
He is survived by his wife and daughter. It is not yet known whether his death is related to the disease.
Beastie Boys member Adam Yeuch - also known as MCA - has died following a struggle against cancer.
Yauch co-founded Beastie Boys in 1979 with Michael 'Mike D' Diamond, Michael 'Mix Master Mike' Schwartz and Adam 'Ad Roc' Horovitz. The group has won multiple Grammys.
A member of the American rap group, the "Beastie Boys", has died. Adam Yauch - also known as 'MCA' - was being treated for a cancerous parotid gland and a lymph node.
He has since undergone surgery and radiation therapy. It's not yet clear if the death is related to the rapper's battle with cancer.
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Adam 'MCA' Yauch, founding member of the Beastie Boys, has lost a three-year-battle with cancer. He was 47 years old.