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Beastie Boys' Adam Yauch dead at 47
CBS ^ | 5/4/12

Posted on 05/04/2012 11:30:19 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper

Adam Yauch of the hip-hop trio the Beastie Boys has died, according to hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons. He was 47.

"Our prayers go out to the family of Adam and the entire Beastie Boys crew," Simmons' site, the Global Grind, wrote.

Yauch, who was known as MCA in the group, had been in treatment for cancer. He was diagnosed with cancer in his parotid gland and lymph node in 2009.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: adamyauch; beastieboys; cancer; chat; music; rap
Never cared for his music, but sorry to hear he died. Cancer is bad for anyone.
1 posted on 05/04/2012 11:30:29 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

The first album was pretty humorous, but beyond that, I didn’t care for it much either.

RIP


2 posted on 05/04/2012 11:36:52 AM PDT by South Hawthorne (In Memory of my dear Friend Henry Lee II)
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To: SoFloFreeper

I loved the Beastie Boys and their Grand Royal record company spawned some of the greatest bands.

Sad to hear about the ill communication.


3 posted on 05/04/2012 11:48:56 AM PDT by struggle (http://killthegovernment.wordpress.com/)
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To: struggle

I had that tape, it was green.


4 posted on 05/04/2012 11:54:37 AM PDT by EEGator
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To: EEGator

5 posted on 05/04/2012 11:56:07 AM PDT by EEGator
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To: South Hawthorne

I like very little Rap but Sabotage is an amazing song, and has maybe the best video ever.

The Beastie Boys were strong supporters of the Tibetan Freedom Movement.


6 posted on 05/04/2012 12:00:52 PM PDT by Strategerist
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To: EEGator

My reason to thank MCA:

* Alec Empire
* Atari Teenage Riot
* At the Drive-In
* Bis
* Buffalo Daughter
* Butter 08
* DJ Hurricane
* Jimmy Eat World
* Ben Lee
* Sean Lennon
* Luscious Jackson
* Money Mark

All of them found a place on Grand Royal. Also, “Ill Communication” was an awesome album.


7 posted on 05/04/2012 12:06:59 PM PDT by struggle (http://killthegovernment.wordpress.com/)
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To: SoFloFreeper

From what I heard he had the same exact cancer Roger Ebert had, and I guess he just didn’t want to go Eberts route of having jaw removal and I can’t blame him. Not only can Ebert not talk, he can never eat again. All his food is administered through a tube. Well at least he didn’t let Oprah whore him for ratings like she did Ebert.


8 posted on 05/04/2012 12:09:35 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Some day our schools will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: SoFloFreeper
Playing Licensed to Ill as tribute...the first white rap band to really make it. Legends, all of them.

"Now, my name is MCA and I got a license to kill,
I think you know what time it is, it's time to get ill.
What do we have here? An Outlaw and his beer?
I run this land, you understand, do I make myself clear?"

Lyrics from Paul Revere

9 posted on 05/04/2012 12:45:51 PM PDT by lovecraft (Specialization is for insects.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

(You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (To Party!)

is a favorite rock anthem.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eBShN8qT4lk


10 posted on 05/04/2012 1:10:22 PM PDT by zipper (espions sur les occupants)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Agreed, not my style, but God Bless.


11 posted on 05/04/2012 1:12:19 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: Strategerist
I like very little Rap but Sabotage is an amazing song, and has maybe the best video ever.

It's my favorite all-time video, great send-up of all of those 70s-era cop shows.

12 posted on 05/04/2012 1:15:51 PM PDT by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: struggle

Jimmy Eat World is pretty good. I also loved the Beastie Boys. Reminds me of my high school years.....


13 posted on 05/04/2012 1:24:37 PM PDT by dragonblustar (PETA. President Eating Tasty Animals)
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To: dfwgator
great send-up of all of those 70s-era cop shows.

All I can remember was the Rockford Files and Barnaby Jones.. And the Night Stalker.

14 posted on 05/04/2012 1:28:00 PM PDT by dragonblustar (PETA. President Eating Tasty Animals)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Flute Loop. The lyrics would scandalize you, but the music is awesome. Try to not bob yer head!

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x4yag6_beastie-boys-flute-loop-instrumenta_music


15 posted on 05/04/2012 1:29:00 PM PDT by CaptainPhilFan
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To: CaptainPhilFan

He had an amazing grasp of language and delivery.

My college years had the Beasties as an almost constant background noise.

One more reason to hate cancer.


16 posted on 05/04/2012 1:40:03 PM PDT by Ueriah
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To: Ueriah

License to Ill

What a Great album.

Never was a big hip hop fan, but I considered it as much rock as rap.


17 posted on 05/04/2012 2:13:45 PM PDT by skinndogNN
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To: SoFloFreeper

Love the Beastie Boys. My two favorites:

Sabotage:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z5rRZdiu1UE&ob=av2e

No Sleep Til Brooklyn:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1cMVkwtLfMM


18 posted on 05/04/2012 7:28:24 PM PDT by Free Vulcan (Election 2012 - America stands or falls. No more excuses. Get involved.)
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To: Ueriah

Same here.. so much so, our “band” back then did a cover of fight for your right to party.. :) Good memories. RIP MCA


19 posted on 05/04/2012 8:12:58 PM PDT by eXe (Si vis pacem, para bellum)
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To: struggle

Without the Boys, there would have been no Linkin Park. Without LP, no Evanescence. RIP bro.


20 posted on 05/05/2012 1:38:48 AM PDT by Waywardson (Carry on! Nothing equals the splendor!)
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To: CaptainPhilFan

Which album is that from?


21 posted on 05/05/2012 2:10:45 AM PDT by Yardstick
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To: Yardstick

Sorry for the delay!!

It’s from ‘Ill Communication’.

http://www.amazon.com/Ill-Communication-Beastie-Boys/dp/B000002TP7


22 posted on 05/05/2012 10:04:04 AM PDT by CaptainPhilFan
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