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.
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 groups...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