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Ad-Rock, Mike D react to MCA’s death

on May 07, 2012, 12:11pm

beastie boys hot sauce committee pt. 2 spring 2011 gallery primary Ad Rock, Mike D react to MCAs death

Beastie Boys’ Ad-Rock and Mike D have both issued statements regarding the tragic death of their longtime bandmate, Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch.

On the band’s website, Ad-Rock wrote, “As you can imagine, shit is just fkd up right now. But i wanna say thank you to all our friends and family (which are kinda one in the same) for all the love and support. i’m glad to know that all the love that Yauch has put out into the world is coming right back at him. thank you.”

Mike D posted his reaction on Facebook. “I know, we should have tweeted and instagrammed every sad, happy and inspired thought, smile or tear by now. But honestly the last few days have just been a blur of deep emotions for our closest friend, band mate and really brother. I miss Adam so much. He really served as a great example for myself and so many of what determination, faith, focus, and humility coupled with a sense of humor can accomplish. The world is in need of many more like him. We love you Adam.”

A number of other musicians have released statements in regards to MCA, including Thom Yorke, Jay-ZMichael Stipe, and Madonna. Also, Coldplay and The Roots both performed musical tributes to MCA over the weekend.

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