Like so many of his fans, we were deeply saddened by the news of Adam Yauch's passing after his battle with cancer. Not really in the mood to write, we went online and found some video clips of MCA and the Beastie Boys, which reflect the public evolution of Yauch's personality - starting with his rowdy '80s party animal phase to his good natured posturing as the eccentric auteur "Nathanial Hörnblowér" to the socially responsible, spiritually enlightened individual that eventually emerged. May he rest in peace, and may you enjoy this look back at some of Yauch's various interviews and performances from over the years...
Beastie Boys Interview on UK TV (1987)
Nathanial Hörnblowér / Beastie Boys Interview (1992)
Beastie Boys — "The Update" Live (1994)
MTV Tibetan Freedom Concert Interview (1997)
Beastie Boys — "An Open Letter To NYC" at the MTV Europe Music Awards (2004)
(Props to philip2112, siamesepuppy, nutri871 for the uploads.)