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Thursday, March 26

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Adam "MCA" Yauch has passed away after a battle with cancer. Yauch was diagnosed in 2009 after discovering a tumor in his salivary gland. He sat out Beastie Boys induction into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April while undergoing treatment. He is survived by his wife and daughter. Adam Yauch was 47.

Here are a few videos from the Beasties' visits to Chicago, featuring both MCA's lyrical prowess and musical skills:




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