eastie Boy legend, Adam Yauch has passed away at 47 years young.
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Adam, who founded the group along with Mike D, and Ad Rock in 1979, revealed in 2009 that he was being treated for a cancerous parotid gland and a lymph node. However, it has not been specified if this was the cause of his death.
Russell Simmons, who signed the band to Def Jam first reported the death on his Global Grind website. Our wishes to his family and close friends.