It is a sad day for music, as Beastie Boys' Adam Yauch, more commonly known as MCA, passed at just 47 years old today. A legend has been lost, and artists of all types have publicly stated their dismay and payed tribute in losing such a pioneer. Beastie Boys were the soundtrack to many growing up, and have paved the way for
Snoop Dogg: "RIP MCA U are a Legend and a pioneer. #BeastieBoys4life"
Travis Barker: "Rest In Peace Adam Yauch /MCA. 4ever somebody i looked up to & had the pleasure of meeting. Damn this bums me out, we lost one of the best"
Slash: "Sad day. MCA was f--king awesome. RIP man. We'll miss you very much."
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."
Chris Hardwick: "RIP MCA. Interviewed him briefly once and he couldn't have been sweeter or cooler. This sucks a lot.
You can read more on MCA here.
Here's a nice free download of a dubstep remix of "Intergalactic" you can jam to today: