The Beastie Boys' Adam 'MCA' Yauch: A Life In Photos

Ad-Rock, Mike D and MCA in Los Angeles in 1986

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Ad-Rock, Mike D and MCA in Los Angeles in 1986

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MCA with the Beastie Boys in 1987

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MCA with the Beastie Boys in 1987

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MCA, the Beastie Boys and Run-DMC in New York in 1987

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MCA, the Beastie Boys and Run-DMC in New York in 1987

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MCA with the Beastie Boys at the 1987 Grammy Awards

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MCA with the Beastie Boys at the 1987 Grammy Awards

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MCA performs at Roseland Ballroom in New York in 1992

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MCA performs at Roseland Ballroom in New York in 1992

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MCA with the Beastie Boys in New York in 1994

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MCA with the Beastie Boys in New York in 1994

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MCA with the Beastie Boys in 1994

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MCA with the Beastie Boys in 1994

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Michael Stipe and Adam Yauch at the premiere of "Kundun" in 1997

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Michael Stipe and Adam Yauch at the premiere of "Kundun" in 1997

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MCA and the Beastie Boys at the 1998 MTV Video Music Awards

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MCA and the Beastie Boys at the 1998 MTV Video Music Awards

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MCA and the Beastie Boys in 1999

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MCA and the Beastie Boys in 1999

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MCA performs on stage in 2000

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MCA performs on stage in 2000

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Adam Yauch with his daughter at Amnesty International's 5th Annual Media Spotlight Awards in New York in 2002

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Adam Yauch with his daughter at Amnesty International's 5th Annual Media Spotlight Awards in New York in 2002

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MCA with RZA at RZA's "Kill Bill" screening in New York in 2003

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MCA with RZA at RZA's "Kill Bill" screening in New York in 2003

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MCA and the Beastie Boys perform at the 2004 KROQ Weenie Roast in Irvine, California, in 2004

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MCA and the Beastie Boys perform at the 2004 KROQ Weenie Roast in Irvine, California, in 2004

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MCA with the Beastie Boys in Paris in 2004

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MCA with the Beastie Boys in Paris in 2004

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MCA performs at MTV's "Live to the 5 Boroughs" concert in New York in 2004

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MCA performs at MTV's "Live to the 5 Boroughs" concert in New York in 2004

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MCA and the Beastie Boys arrive at the 2004 MTV Video Music Awards in Miami

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MCA and the Beastie Boys arrive at the 2004 MTV Video Music Awards in Miami

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MCA and the Beastie Boys at Sundance Film Festival in 2006

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MCA and the Beastie Boys at Sundance Film Festival in 2006

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MCA performs at Live Earth in London in 2007

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MCA performs at Live Earth in London in 2007

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MCA at the "DEFinition: The Art and Design of Hip Hop" launch in New York in 2008

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MCA at the "DEFinition: The Art and Design of Hip Hop" launch in New York in 2008

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MCA at the "Welcome to Gulu" exhibition in New York in 2009

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MCA at the "Welcome to Gulu" exhibition in New York in 2009

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MCA performs at Bonnaroo in Tennessee in 2009

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MCA performs at Bonnaroo in Tennessee in 2009

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Adam Yauch with Rashida Jones, Justin Long and Seth Meyers in New York in 2011

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Adam Yauch with Rashida Jones, Justin Long and Seth Meyers in New York in 2011

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Adam Yauch at the 2010 Academy Awards in Los Angeles

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Adam Yauch at the 2010 Academy Awards in Los Angeles

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