1. (O)ther (P)eople's (P)osts: Adam Yauch Remembered.

    MCA

    1. Adam Yauch: 1964 - 2012.

    Statement via the Beasties' official site.
    [beastieboys.com]

    2. 1987 Playboy Interview with Adam Yauch.

    A glimpse back at the wild days of Licensed To Ill and MCA at the tender age of 22.
    [Mic to Mic]

    3. Vintage Ricky Powell Photos From the Paul's Boutique Sessions.

    The longtime "4th Beastie" documents the crew's days recording a classic in the City of Angels.
    [SPIN]

    4. 1993 interview with Adam Yauch from bOING bOING #13.

    Yauch discusses sampling the chants of Tibetan monks, snowboarding, meditation, and entering that "realm of nothingness."
    [Boing Boing]

    5. Adam Yauch: Check His Head.

    Yauch interviewed in the mid-'90s on spirituality and finding Buddhism.
    [Shambhala Sun]

    6. Adam Yauch: Dreams of Tibet.

    Late '90s Frontline Q&A with Yauch about his work on the Tibetan Freedom Concerts.
    [PBS]

    7. An Interview with Adam Yauch of the Beastie Boys.

    Yauch interviewed in 2008 on his high school and street basketball documentary, Gunnin' For That #1 Spot, and how filmmaking compares with music-making.
    [Huffington Post]

    8. Adam "MCA" Yauch: Rest In Peace.

    Former Def Jam director of publicity, and our friend, Bill Adler eulogizes Adam Yauch, remembering how he evolved from angry young man to agent of peace.
    [Complex]

    UPDATE: ADDING MORE MCA LINKS AS WE FIND THEM.

    9. MCA (What Does It Mean?) – Questlove and Respect To The End.

    The Roots' ?uestlove shares some Beastie memories.
    [Okay Player]

    10. Brass monkey, class act: Mets pay tribute to Beastie Boy MCA.

    Honoring the memory of Adam Yauch one at bat at a time.
    [USA Today]

    11. Peace, Adam.

    Writer Sasha Frere-Jones looks back at the life and times of MCA: "And this is the Yauch people remember: a man who could say he was sorry and not feel lessened by it; a man living within the principles of Buddhism and committed to broadening awareness of the political situation in Tibet; and a genuinely quiet person who had become more likely to make a joke at his own expense than anyone else’s."
    [New Yorker]

    12. Yauch Rocked: Raised by the Beasties.

    A-Trak on how the Beasties shaped his musical aspirations.
    [Huffington Post]

    13. Requiem For a White MC.

    One time 3rd Bass rival Pete Nice gives props.
    [Gawker]

    14. Henry Rollins: The Column! R.I.P. MCA.

    The musician/spoken word artist/TV Host recalls touring with the Beasties and how MCA inspired him to visit Tibet.
    [L.A. Weekly]


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    4 Comments

    1. L.A.M.F. Gee

      I will truly miss him..The Beasties were perhaps one of the first artists that introduced me to Hip-Hop.I just wished I had an opportunity to see all 3 members live.My prayers go out to Adam's family as well as Ad-Rock & Mike D...R.I.P. MCA,see you next lifetime.Beastie Boys Forever!

    2. Jaz

      Life is just not fair, MCA was one of the great ones, dope MC, musician, DJ and artist, he will be greatly missed.

    3. Klughaus Gallery

      A new photography show with Ricky Powell called "Oh No He Didn't!" will be opening on Friday 7/6/2012 at Klughaus Gallery (47 Monroe Street New York, NY 10002) For more details visit: klughaus.net for RSVP details. The show will feature old and new, never-before seen photographs by Ricky Powell.

      The show will feature some photos of MCA/Beastie Boys in the 80's.

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