"Gratitude" was the motto of the second-annual "MCA Day" in Brooklyn yesterday and a constant procession of fans came to pay their respects to late Beastie Boys co-founder Adam Yauch on the one-year anniversary of his death from cancer of the salivary glands Two street signs quoting Yauch's best-known lines about the...
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NEW YORK -- A New York City playground where the late Beastie Boy Adam Yauch learned to ride a bike as a child has been renamed in his honor. City officials on Friday rechristened Brooklyn's Palmetto Playground as Adam Yauch Park. Yauch's parents and fellow Beastie Boy Adam "Ad-Rock" Horovitz attended the renaming ceremony. The rapper known as "MCA" died last May at the age...
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No sleep till... Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival? The ninth annual event's organizers announced today the July 10 to 13 fest will include a moment of silence for late Beastie Boys member Adam "MCA" Yauch, followed by a tribute...
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It's been 32 years since the Beastie Boys were founded, but the band's fan base is as strong as ever. And although no one can replace the now-defunct band, Chicago fans can pay tribute to Mike D, MCA and Ad-Rock thanks to their female counterparts in She's Crafty, an all all-female Beastie Boys tribute band.
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As part of an upcoming special issue that pays tribute to Adam Yauch-aka MCA-by looking at the visual history of the Beastie Boys, Juxtapoz magazine conducted interviews with the artists behind the group's memorable album art. And while this three-minute highlight doesn't go into as much detail as the magazine will, it's still a pretty captivating look at how the Beastie...
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As the anniversary of MCA's passing approaches next month, tributes to the late Beastie Boys member will probably be everywhere. Ego Trip points to an animated tribute to Adam Yauch by artist
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The year 2012 was a tough one for the Beastie Boys after they lost one member of their legendary trio, rapper-turned-filmmaker Adam Yauch a.k.a MCA, to cancer. But according to the New York Times, things are looking up for Michael Diamond (Mike D) and Adam Horovitz (Ad-Rock) who will join ... More »
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The Palmetto Playground in Brooklyn will be renamed in honor of Adam Yauch the Beastie Boy known as MCA who died last year A ceremony is set for 11 am Friday morning and will feature fellow Beastie Boy Adam "Ad-Rock" Horowitz Yauch's parents and other family members as well as Brooklyn Borough...
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Palmetto Playground will be renamed in honor of the late Beastie Boys at a ceremony Friday. By James Montgomery Adam Yauch Photo: Getty Images
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In a ceremony held a day before the one-year anniversary of Yauch's death, Brooklyn Borough president Marty Markowitz commended the Parks Department for honoring "one of Brooklyn’s most culturally influential sons."
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