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Beastie Boy Adam “MCA” Yauch Honored With Brooklyn Park

There are hundreds of parks spread across the five boroughs of New York City, but we can safely say there’s only one dedicated to a “beastie.” Today, Palmetto Playground park in Brooklyn Heights, Brooklyn, was officially renamed in honor of late Beastie Boy Adam Yauch. At the naming ceremony, fellow Beastie Adam “Ad-Rock” Horowitz helped commemorate…

Julie Gerstein / May 3, 2013

For MCA: Our 10 Favorite Beastie Boys References

The Beastie Boys lost founding member Adam “MCA” Yauch today, but his memory will live on through the band’s nine amazing albums. The Beasties are known for making boastful, but often brilliant raps, laden with smart and sardonic references. Last year, the folks oer at the A.V. Club went through and explained more than 170…

Julie Gerstein / May 4, 2012

RIP: Adam Yauch Of The Beastie Boys

We were heartbroken to hear of Beastie Boy Adam Yauch’s passing today, after a protracted battle with throat cancer. Yauch, who also went by MCA (and Nathanial Hornblower) was an integral part of the Beasties from their beginnings as an early ’80s hardcore band through their most recent release, Hot Sauce Committee Part Two. The…

Julie Gerstein / May 4, 2012