Tributes to Beastie Boy Adam 'MCA' Yauch

Twitter has been full of tributes from artists to Beastie Boy rapper Adam 'MCA' Yauch. Fellow New Yorker Moby, Justin Timberlake and all expressed their sadness.


I'm very very sad to hear of adam yauch's passing. He was a wonderful, generous, remarkable, and inspiring man and friend.


#restinpeaceMCA 1 of my favorite hiphop raised a lot of us & now we have to wake up because are hero's are dying too younge


Crushed to hear the news of Adam Yauch's passing. A true pioneer of art. My thoughts and prayers are with his family and loved ones. #RIPMCA


Beastie Boys rapper MCA dies

Beastie Boys rapper MCA, real name Adam Yauch, has died. He was 47. He had been treated for cancer but it is not clear if it is related to his death.