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Who is Adam Yauch?
Adam Yauch: Adam Nathaniel Yauch was an American rapper, musician, film director, and human rights activist. He was best known as a founding member of the hip hop group Beastie Boys. He was frequently known by his stage name, MCA, and sometimes worked under the pseudonym Nathanial Hörnblowér.
- also known as MCA, Adam Nathaniel Yauch, Nathaniel Hörnblowér, Nathaniel Hornblower, Nathanial Hörnblowér, Adam Youck, Nathan Wind, Adam 'MCA' Yauch, Nathanial Hornblower, Abednego, bloach
- born on (51 years ago) in Brooklyn Heights, child of Noel Yauch and Frances Yauch
- ethnicity: Jewish people
- nationality: United States of America
- religion: Buddhism
- profession: Musician, songwriter, rapper, film director, actor, film producer, human rights activist, film distributor
- member of musical group Beastie Boys (Vocals) between and (33 years)
- Marriage with Dechen Wangdu between and (13 years and 11 months)
- parent of Losel Yauch
- died on in Manhattan of salivary gland neoplasm
- genres: Alternative rock, Hardcore punk, Rapcore, Punk rock, Instrumental, Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Rap rock
- album: "Drum Machine"
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- official website: www.beastieboys.com
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by Frank Hoffmann
Beastie Boys started as a New York hardcore band with founding members Adam Yauch, bass; John Berry, guitar; Kate Schellenbach, drums, and Michael Diamond, vocals. By 1984 the band had moved into the burgeoning hip-hop culture: Berry and Schellenbach departed and Adam Horowitz joined. The new lineup featured each member on vocals with Horowitz eventually taking up guitar and Diamond moving to the drums.
by Colin Larkin
After forming at New York University, original guitarist John Berry departed after the release of the hardcore Polly Wog Stew EP, leaving Adam Yauch (b. 15 August 1967, Brooklyn, New York, USA), ...
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