MCA passed wayyy too soon!
The 47-year-old Beastie Boy filled out hearts with funk and some of the freshest beats of his generation… Adam Yauch, you are truly missed!
You're missed by your fans. You're missed by your band-mates. And you're missed by celebrities like Justin Timberlake and Snoop Dogg!!
As soon as the unfortunate news hit, celebrities began sending their condolences into the Twitterverse:
JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE: Crushed to hear the news of Adam Yauch's passing. A true pioneer of art. My thoughts and prayers are with his family and loved ones. #RIPMCA
JONAH HILL: I'm filled with so much sorrow to hear about the world losing Adam Yauch. He was such a beautiful person and artist. My heart is broken.
FLEA: Prayers and all the love I could ever muster for Adam Yauch. What a beautiful man. God bless his beautiful soul. A class act all the way
BILLY CORGAN: Sad news about Adam Yauch's passing,a man of dignity + spiritual conviction. I always had great respect for him in times we met and talked
MILLA YOVOVICH: 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.
MOBY: I'm very very sad to hear of adam yauch's passing. He was a wonderful, generous, remarkable, and inspiring man and friend.
MARLON WAYANS: Rest on peace Adam Yauch. Beastie Boys were always the "coolest whiteboys" when I was growing up. They erased color lines the opposite way
RAINN WILSON: RIP Adam Yauch (MCA of the Beastie Boys). He was a super-genius, a visionary and, most importantly, a really good person.
REV RUN: R I P Adam… I'm devastated. Praying for Adam Yauch's family from the legendary Beastie Boys. Youll be missed!
SLASH: Sad day. MCA was f–king awesome. RIP man. We'll miss you very much.
ESTELLE: RIP Adam Yauch of the LEGENDARY Beastie Boys … damn
NICKLEBACK: Absolutely devastated to hear about the passing of Adam Yauch of @beastieboys. Our best wishes to his family, band mates, friends and fans.
SNOOP DOGG: RIP MCA U are a Legend and a pioneer. #BeastieBoys4life
Snoop said it best (and so concisely, lol) - Adam was a legend AND a pioneer!!
And even though he's not physically with us anymore, his music will live FOREVER!!
[Image via Tomasso Derosa/WENN.]
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