MCA, also known as Adam Nathaniel Yauch from the hip hop trio Beastie Boys has sadly died today, Friday May 4, 2012 at the age of 47.
So far, it’s still unclear if the death is related to his battle with cancer — but in 2009, Yauch was treated for a cancerous parotid gland and a lymph node and underwent surgery and radiation therapy.
Beastie Boys, have won 3 Grammys, 3 MTV Video Music Awards, and 1 MTV Europe Music Awards in their career.
Rest in Peace, MCA. Stay tuned to SwaysUniverse.com for more info as this tragic death unfolds.