Jay Z requests suit dismissal
Jay Z has asked court officials to dismiss a copyright infringement lawsuit filed against him over the use of a single syllable in his "Run This Town" collaboration with Rihanna.
Adam Yauch of the Beastie Boys dies at 47
Adam Yauch, the gravelly voiced Beastie Boys rapper has died. He was 47. Yauch's representatives confirmed that the rapper died Friday morning in New York after a nearly three-year battle with cancer. (May 4)
The Many Lives of Adam Yauch
He had come so far, done so much, played so many roles along the way, but even in the final months of his too-short life, Adam Yauch kept it going full steam. Teenage punk; semi-malicious egg-tossing prankster; underrated bass player; world's first ...
Adam Yauch obituary
In his late teens, Adam Yauch - "MCA" of the Beastie Boys – did not look the type to be an effective rapper. When they met for the first time, Darryl McDaniels of Run-DMC suspected that he might be an actor put up by the TV show Candid Camera. How else ...
Rapper Conquered Music World in ’80s With Beastie Boys
His mother, Frances Yauch, confirmed his death. He had been treated for cancer of the salivary gland for the last three years. With a scratchy voice that grew scratchier through the years, Mr. Yauch rapped as MCA in the Beastie Boys, who were inducted into ...