The Beastie Boys were inducted in to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on April 14, the same day that Adam 'MCA' Yauch was hospitalized for what would be the last time. Though Yauch couldn't attend and his bandmates didn't perform without him, Kid Rock, Travie McCoy and the Roots paid tribute to their musical legacy with a fun medley of the group's hits.
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There are a lot of Beastie Boys tributes on the Internet following the death of Adam 'MCA' Yauch, but a Jay-Z performance of a Beasties classic has resonated with some devotees. Gawker highlighted the clip on their website so we figured you guys would like to "Ch-Check It Out" (see what we did there?).
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In this list of the 10 Best Adam 'MCA' Yauch Beastie Boys Lyrics, we pay tribute to the late great rapper and his lyrical legacy. Whether we’re fighting for our right to party, passing the mic or ch-check(ing) it out it is certain that the music industry lost an influential piece of the puzzle recently. Yauch, 47, of
Beastie Boys rapper Adam 'MCA' Yauch passed away on Friday, May 4 at the tender age of 47 after a lengthy battle with salivary gland cancer. He gave his last live performance with the legendary hip-hop/rock hybrid at the annual Bonnaroo festival in Tennessee in June 2009, the same year he was diagnosed with the disease. You can watch some of that performance here.