Adam “MCA” Yauch, of New York rap trio Beastie Boys has past away at the young age of 47. The death comes less than a month after the Beastie Boys were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. According to Rolling Stone Magazine, Yauch started his battle with cancer in July 2009. The Beastie Boys’ debut album, 1986′s “Licensed to Ill” was the first rap album to ever reach No. 1 on the Billboard album charts.
Rest in peace MCA.