Adam Yauch


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  • Birth Name: Adam Nathaniel Yauch
  • Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 08/05/1964, Leo
  • Date of Death: 05/04/2012
  • Profession: Rapper; director; film producer
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Adele, LMFAO Top Billboard Music Awards

Adele dominated Sunday's Billboard Music Awards, taking home 12 trophies, including Top Artist.

The British singer, who did not attend the show, also triumphed in Top Female Artist, Top Billboard 200 Artist, Top Hot 100 Artist, Top Digital Songs Artist, Top Radio Songs Artist and Top Pop Artist. Her haul puts her three ...
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VIDEO: Watch Coldplay's Touching Tribute to Beastie Boys' Adam "MCA" Yauch

Coldplay paid tribute to the late Adam "MCA" Yauch with an odd, mournful cover of The Beastie Boys' exuberant hit "(You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (to Party!)."

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The performance took place at Coldplay's show at the Hollywood Bowl on Friday night. Although a cause of death has not been announced, Yauch had been battling cancer since 2009. He was 47.

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Beastie Boys' Adam "MCA" Yauch Dead at 47

The Beastie Boys' Adam "MCA" Yauch has died, People has confirmed. He was 47.

"We at Silva Artist Management are deeply saddened to confirm the passing of our friend and client, Adam Yauch," his managers said. "We ask for your patience and understanding as well as respect for the privacy of Adam's family."

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Awesome; I Fuckin' Shot That! - Interview with Nathanial Hornblower (Adam Yauch) – Video Clip | Spike
Beastie Boys' Yauch Dies Aged 47
Tibetan Monks Breakdance To Beastie Boys
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Year Title Description
2011 Beastie Boys TV Show Series, Director
2006 Awesome; I F***in' Shot That! Movie, Producer
2006 Awesome; I F***in' Shot That! Movie, Director
2006 Awesome; I F***in' Shot That! Movie, Actor
1998 Free Tibet Movie, Exec. Producer

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VIDEO: Beastie Boys Unveils Celeb-Packed Fight for Your Right — Revisited Trailer

Time to play Spot the Celebrity!

The Beastie Boys has released a trailer for its 30-minute short film, Fight for Your Right — Revisited, and it's a who's-who of star cameos.

Featured in the two-minute clip are Seth Rogen, Danny McBride ...
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Beastie Boys’ Adam Yauch Cancer-Free; Album Back on Schedule

Beastie Boys' Adam Yauch is cancer-free and the rap trio is on track to release its next album, group member Mike D. told BBC Radio 1.

"We're really happy about it," Mike D. said about Yauch's health.

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Beastie Boys' Adam "MCA" Yauch Battling Cancer

The Beastie Boys' Adam "MCA" Yauch has a "very treatable" form of cancer that will force the group to cancel all upcoming performances and delay the release of its upcoming album, Yauch and his bandmates said in a statement.

The group said Yauch, 44, was diagnosed last week with a cancerous tumor in his left salivary gland. He said it would not affect his vocal chords.

Yauch, who has the growliest voice and, arguably, the smoothest flow of the group, shared the news with fans in a relatively upbeat video with fellow Beastie Adam "Ad Rock" Horovitz. read more

Movie News: Spider-Man 4, Debra Messing and More

Spider-Man might live dangerously, but at least one key player isn't letting the series' fate hang in the balance. Writer James Vanderbilt (Zodiac) tells Comics2Film that he had officially signed on to the project before the WGA strike began.... SAG Award nominee Debra Messing isn't resting on her kudos. The Will & Grace alum is set to play wife to John Leguizamo in Humboldt Park, a Latino family drama to begin shooting Feb. 13.... Beastie Boy Adam Yauch's not gonna let the ball dro-o-o-op, either. The mix-master Brooklynite is launching Oscilloscope Pictures, a film-distribution and international-sales arm of his production house. We'll be waiting to say hello nicely to his new projects. — Anna Dimond read more

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