The entertainment world — from hip hop to Hollywood — is mourning the loss of Beastie Boys band member Adam Yauch.
Chicago Rapper Common tweets, “God Bless the soul of Adam Yauch aka MCA of the Beastie Boys. RIP.”
Ice T calls the the death “Another very sad day in Hip Hop,” while Snopp Dogg describes MCA as “a legend and a pioneer.” Slash echoed the feelings, writing, “MCA was f**king awesome.”
Biz Markie, who got his start during the Beastie Boys era, wrote, “A very special RIP to Adam Yauch from the Beastie Boys — My Brother you are gonna be truly missed my heart is heavy.”
Hollywood stars are feeling the loss too. Less Than Perfect’s Sara Rue wrote, “The passing of Adam Yauch saddens me deeply.”
Bones star David Boreanaz has special memories of the musician who made “Fight For Your Right” famous:
“R.I.P. Adam Yauch. Was all about the Beastie Boys on cassette on the Boom box down at the Jersey shore. True artist. “
Adam died at the age of 47 after a three year battle with cancer.