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Red Hot Chili Peppers Dedicate Newark Concert To Late MCA Adam Yauch

The death of Beastie Boy Adam Yauch devastated the music world (and us) this past Friday.

While some celebs mourned the late MCA through Twitter, Coldplay honored Adam's playful spirit in a cover of Fight For Your Right, and comedian Fred Armisen donned clothing similar to the iconic rapper's during the closing credits of SNL.

The Red Hot Chili Peppers also payed tribute to their fellow Rock and Roll Hall of Famer at their Newark, New Jersey show Friday, playing versions of What'cha Want and Gratitude, which are both off of the Beastie Boys' 1992 album, Check Your Head.

Frontman Anthony Keidis dedicated the show to Yauch, and in a heartwarming statement said:

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Madonna Remembers Adam Yauch

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Celebrities and music fans alike were stunned and devastated to hear on Friday that Adam Yauch had passed away after a three-year battle with throat cancer, and now, Madonna herself is speaking out publicly in honor of the Beastie Boys rapper, who along with his bandmates, opened for her during the 1985 Like A Virgin Tour!

The Queen of Pop took to her Facebook page to write:

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Coldplay Tributes Beastie Boy Adam Yauch! Watch HERE!!!

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Sooo touching!!

Friday night, Coldplay gave a riveting performance of the Beastie Boys' Fight for your Right at the Hollywood Bowl.

And needless to say, the entire audience was moved beyond belief!!

It's been a really sad weekend for music. Our heart was breaking when we told you the news of Adam MCA Yauch's death.

Forty-seven is just way too young. But like we said, his music and imprint on the industry will live as long as time itself!!!

Remember Adam with us and watch this heartwarming rendition of the Beastie classic (above)!!

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Watch Last Performance Of Beastie Boys' Adam Yauch

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So sad.

As we cope with the shocking news of the passing of the Beastie Boys’ Adam Yauch today, we have what would come to be his last performance.

Adam can be seen in the video (above) performing Intergalactic with his group mates at Bonnaroo, in June of 2009.

That year, Adam announced in a video on the band's website that he had been battling a form of cancer.

After canceling their headlining Lollapalooza show that August, Yauch said:

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From Snoop To Justin Timberlake, Celebs Mourn The Death Of Beastie Boy Adam Yauch

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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:

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