Founding member of the Beastie Boys, filmmaker and film distributor, Adam Yauch died this week of cancer. He was 47 years old.
Rolling Stone broke the news on May 4th.
Since then, tributes have flowed from across the world. Yauch, known as MCA, founded the Beastie Boys’ in 1979 with Mike "Mike D" Diamond and Adam "Ad-Rock" Horovitz. He also directed many of the band’s video clips under the pseudonym Nathaniel Hornblower.
Beastie Boys – Triple Trouble, directed by Hornblower (aka Yauch)
In 2002, Yauch launched the film production company Oscilloscope Laboratories. Tribeca Films have released a compilation list of ten titles from the company, many of which are memorable documentaries, including Banksy’s Oscar nominated documentary, Exit Through the Gift Shop.
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