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Adam Yauch of Beastie Boys. image by Ros O'Gorman

Adam Yauch of Beastie Boys. image by Ros O'Gorman

Adam Yauch Tributes Flow Through Social Networks

by Paul Cashmere on May 5, 2012

in News

The music community is speaking out through social media about the passing of Beastie Boys founder Adam Yauch in New York today.

Adam Yauch of Beastie Boys. image by Ros O'Gorman

Adam Yauch of Beastie Boys. image by Ros O'Gorman

Adam lost his two year battle with cancer May 4 at the age of 47.

Former Eurythmics singer Annie Lennox has written the following piece to acknowledge the passing of Adam Yauch of Beastie Boys.

At Facebook she posted,

“So sad to hear the news that Adam Yauch has passed away…
I had no idea that he’d been suffering from cancer for the last three years.
It’s cruelly heartbreaking to know that such a vital spark had to undergo that kind of pain and suffering.
I met Adam over a decade or so ago. He was a gentle soul, with a passion for Tibet and human rights., that possibly belied the sharper edge of his Beastie Boy persona. 
He was the one who actually reinvigorated a campaign for global awareness of the Tibetan situation..bringing attention to an entire generation of young Western people, who might otherwise have been oblivious. 
I wish that he would have lived a longer life….and I grieve for his family and friends that he’s gone so soon…”

Twitter is full of tributes to the Beastie Boys co-founder.

Pauley Perrette
SO SAD about Adam Yauch of the @BeastieBoys I LOVE them all SO MUCH! I always wanted to be a Beastie Boy #RIPMCA

Edward Norton
can’t do justice in 140 to the great spirit of Adam Yauch. As generous and cool as they come. Such an influence on so many Really sad day.

Rise Against
RIP Adam Yauch. It’s a sad day indeed

The Strokes
our thoughts are with the family & friends of Adam Yauch. thanks for your inspiration both on the mic & off. #MCA

Tegan and Sara
RIP Adam Yauch. Our hearts go out to Adam’s family and friends.

Chester Bennington
My heart and prayers go out to Adam Yauch (MCA) ‘s family and friends. Today we all lost a truly inspirational person and artist.

Perry Farrell
Adam Yauch was a guy who brought happiness and energy to so many. That is why the news of his passing- is so stifling. Bon Voyage Adam

Weezer
We are so sorry to hear about the loss of the Beastie Boys’ Adam Yauch (MCA) a true legend & inspirational to everyone in weezers generation

Billy Corgan
Sad news about Adam Yauch’s passing,a man of dignity + spiritual conviction. I always had great respect for him in times we met and talked

Ben Stiller
So sad that Adam Yauch is gone. A truly great musician & filmmaker. He stood for integrity as an artist. What a loss. He was a very good man

Jimmy Fallon
So sad to hear of the passing of Adam Yauch. He was a great performer, director, father, humanitarian and New Yorker. #RIPMCA

Krist Novoselic
Adam Yauch #RIPMCA. Thank you for Sabotage bass riff and many other great grooves. Adam also worked for justice and peace consciousness.

MC Hammer
R.I.P. Adam Yauch Beastie Boys #RIPMCA

Milla Jovovich
we lost one of our greatest talents today. my prayers and thoughts go out to the family and friends of Adam Yauch. Beastie Boys for life.

Moby
I’m very very sad to hear of adam yauch’s passing. He was a wonderful, generous, remarkable, and inspiring man and friend.

Justin Timberlake
Crushed to hear the news of Adam Yauch’s passing. A true pioneer of art. My thoughts and prayers are with his family and loved ones.

Tom Morello
Rip dear Adam Yauch. Words can’t express the sadness and loss. Ur humor, talent & gentle soul are just irreplacable. Be at peace brother.

Biz Markie
A VERY SPECIAL R.I.P. TO ADAM YAUCH FROM THE BEASTIE BOYS MY BROTHER YOU ARE GONNA BE TRULY MISSED MY HEART IS HEAVY…..

Ice T
TERRIBLE NEWS: MCA of the Beastie Boys has died at 47 http://tco/VfHqOJvz Another very sad day in Hip Hop. #MCARIP

Chemical Brothers
RIP Adam Yauch. thanks for the amazing music,continual inspiration

Rev Run
R I P Adam. I’m devastated. Praying for Adam Yauch’s family from the legendary Beastie Boys. Youll be missed!

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