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Adam Yauch

Adam Yauch Fast Facts
Birthday ***, 1964
Place of Birth New York City, New York
Death day May 4, 2012 (47 years old)
Zodiac Sign Leo
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Adam Yauch

Adam Nathaniel Yauch, known by his stage name MCA, is a rapper, bassist, filmmaker and a founding member of the hip hop group Beastie Boys. Yauch founded the Oscilloscope Laboratory, an independent film production and distribution company headquartered in New York City. As a Buddhist, he participated in the Tibetan independence movement and organization of the Free Tibet Concert. He died in 2012 of parotid gland cancer.

Birth nameAdam Nathaniel Yauch
Also known asMC Adam, MCA, Nathanial Hörnblowér, Bloach, Abednego
BornAugust 5, 1964, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S.
DiedMay 4, 2012, New York City, New York, U.S.
GenresHip hop, rap rock, hardcore punk, alternative hip hop, rock opera
Occupation(s)Musician, rapper, songwriter, director, film distributor
InstrumentsVocals, bass guitar, upright bass, keyboard
Years active1979–2012
Associated actsBeastie Boys
WebsiteAdam Yauch's Official site
IMDbAdam Yauch's IMDb

About Adam Yauch

Rapper and bass guitarist known best by his stage name MCA, a founding member of the Beastie Boys. He also owned his own independent film production company, Oscilloscope Laboratories, before passing away from cancer in 2012.

Adam Yauch before fame

He was self-taught on the bass and played his first show on his seventeenth birthday.

Achievement of Adam Yauch

He was born into a half-Jewish and half-Catholic family, but he became a practicing Buddhist.

Adam Yauch family life

He married Dechen Wangdu on May 31, 1998, and they had one child together.

Associations of Adam Yauch

He and Mike D. were both members of the Beastie Boys.

Top Facts You Did Not Know About Adam Yauch

  • Beastie Boys member
  • Tibetan Buddhists of the United States
  • Rock rap musician
  • Jews in punk rock
  • American punk rock bass guitarist
  • Alternative hip-hop musician
  • Convert to Buddhism
  • Alumni of Bard College
  • American baritone
  • American music video director
  • Feminist musicians
  • American rapper

Latest information about Adam Yauch updated on May 10 2021.