Beastie Boys’ Mike D: “I miss Adam Yauch so much”

Mike D of the Beastie Boys has spoken about the death of his bandmate, Adam Yauch. Yauch, who was also known as MCA, was diagnosed with cancer in 2009 and succumbed to the disease on Friday [May 4], aged 47. Writing on the band's Facebook page, Mike Diamond said how much he missed his bandmate: "I know, we should have tweeted and instagrammed every sad, happy and inspired thought, smile or tear by now. But honestly the last few days have just been a blur of deep emotions for our closest friend, band mate and really brother. I miss Adam so much.

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Mike D of the Beastie Boys has spoken about the death of his bandmate, Adam Yauch.

Yauch, who was also known as MCA, was diagnosed with cancer in 2009 and succumbed to the disease on Friday [May 4], aged 47.

Writing on the band’s Facebook page, Mike Diamond said how much he missed his bandmate:

“I know, we should have tweeted and instagrammed every sad, happy and inspired thought, smile or tear by now. But honestly the last few days have just been a blur of deep emotions for our closest friend, band mate and really brother. I miss Adam so much.

He continued: “He really served as a great example for myself and so many of what determination, faith, focus, and humility coupled with a sense of humor can accomplish. The world is in need of many more like him. We love you Adam.”

Meanwhile, Ad-Rock aka Adam Horovitz, thanked friends and family for their ‘love and support’ on the Beastie Boys’s blog, saying he was “glad to know that all the love that Yauch has put out into the world is coming right back at him.”

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