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Adam Yauch Park Officially Dedicated in Honor of Beastie Boys Musician in Brooklyn Heights

This weekend will be rife with memories of late Beastie Boys musician Adam Yauch and the celebration of his life began Friday (May 3) in Brooklyn Heights, New York where the park where he played as a kid was officially named Adam Yauch Park in his honor. Today (May 4) officially marks the one-year anniversary of his death and there has been a movement over the last year to rename the Palmetto Playground in honor of the man also known as MCA.

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Late Beastie Boys Member Adam Yauch to Be Honored With ‘MCA Day’ in New York

The death of Beastie Boys emcee Adam Yauch hit a lot of people hard, but there were some fans who immediately rallied to make sure that the man also known as MCA would get his day in his hometown of New York.

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Brad Barket, Getty Images

Beastie Boys Ad-Rock and Mike D Comment on Death of Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch

The music world suffered a great loss when legendary hip hop artist and founding Beastie Boy Adam “MCA” Yauch lost his battle with cancer. After an outpouring of support and condolences from artists and fans alike, surviving Beastie Boys Ad-Rock and Mike D have spoken out on the tragic loss of their friend and bandmate.

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Kid Rock Salutes Late Beastie Boy Adam Yauch

Kid Rock has paid tribute to late Beastie Boys member Adam Yauch with a heartfelt blog post detailing his gratitude to the pioneering hip-hop group for helping to pave the way for his own music career.

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Evan Agostini, Getty Images

Beastie Boys Website Posts Official Statement on Death of Adam Yauch

Earlier today (May 4), music fans learned of the tragic news that Beastie Boys co-founder Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch had passed away. In a new lengthy statement, posted below, the cause of death has been confirmed as Yauch’s three year battle with cancer.

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Beastie Boys’ Adam Yauch Dies: Rockers React

In heartbreaking news, Beastie Boys member Adam Yauch (aka MCA) passed away at the age of 47 earlier today (May 4). Upon hearing of his death, many musicians in the rock community have expressed both shock and sadness via Twitter. Yauch lost a three-year battle with cancer, and his loss weighs heavily on the rock community. The news comes only weeks after the Beastie Boys were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Such rockers as Slash, Linkin Park, Papa Roach, Disturbed's David Draiman, Limp Bizkit's Fred Durst, Lamb of God's Randy Blythe, Motley Crue's Tommy Lee and more have offered their condolences. We at Loudwire are devastated, as well. Below are the reactions from some of Yauch's musical peers:

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MCA of Beastie Boys Dies at 47

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