All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘MCA’

David Bowie Classics to be Covered at MCA

The Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago has been chosen as the U.S. venue for the David Bowie is… exhibit, which opened to great fanfare London’s Victoria and Albert Museum. The MCA exhibit is set to begin in September, and will run through January, 2015. David Bowie is… exhibits over 300 pieces, including costumes, handwritten lyrics, album artwork, set designs …

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Beastie Boys: MCA Day Attracts Breakdancing Buddhist Monks

The Beastie Boys is one of the most influential hip-hop groups of all time. That’s why it was a blow to hip-hop and music in general when Adam Yauch, also known as MCA, died in 2012 from cancer. Fans now gather on the anniversary of his death to celebrate his life and music. For 2014’s MCA Day in New York …

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MCA’s Opening Lines From Every Beastie Boys Song

Adam “MCA” Yauch was taken from us entirely too early after losing his battle with cancer. In the aftermath of the Yauch’s death, there have been a ton of heartfelt tributes and memorials for the fallen MC. Rightfully so. One of the best examples comes from Questlove of the Roots, who’s heartfelt post gives us great insight into the life …

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Viacom Stomps on Adam Yauch’s Grave

After the recent death of Beastie Boy Adam Yauch, Chappelle Show co-creator Neil Brennen (he’s the one taking notes when Chappelle and his friends were hanging out) posted a video from an unaired episode of The Beastie Boys performing “The New Style”. Just a few minutes after it gained some media coverage from UpRoxx and IFC, Viacom inexplicably took the …

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Adam Yauch, Beastie Boys Co-Founder, Dead at 47

Adam Yauch, MCA to those who followed the influential and ground-breaking hip-hop group the Beastie Boys, has passed away. Yauch had been battling cancer since 2009, which ultimately prevented the group from doing any sort of promotion for their last album, 2011’s “Hot Sauce Committee, Pt. 2″. His illness also forced the talented musician to skip the group’s induction into …

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