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Beastie Boys Founder Diagnosed With Cancer

Beastie Boys Founder Diagnosed With Cancer

Tuesday 21st July, 2009 12:00PM

Hip-hop icons the Beastie Boys have revealed that founder member MCA - real name Adam Yauch - is suffering from cancer.

Adam Yauch, a.k.a. MCA, announced that he has throat cancer in a YouTube email to fans today. The band is cancelling some of their upcoming shows, but fortunately, the impending surgery and radiation are not expected to affect his voice.





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