The Twitterverse, as it usually does when someone as important at MCA passes, saw an outpouring of people expressing their sadness for the loss of a musical legend.
Crushed to hear the news of Adam Yauch’s passing. A true pioneer of art. My thoughts and prayers are with his family and loved ones. #RIPMCA
— Justin Timberlake(@jtimberlake) May 4, 2012
R I P Adam… I’m devastated.Praying for Adam Yauch’s family from the legendary Beastie Boys. Youll be missed! — Rev Run (@RevRunWisdom) May 4, 2012
— Def Jam Recordings (@DefJamRecords) May 4, 2012
Rip dear Adam Yauch. Words can’t express the sadness and loss. Ur humor, talent & gentle soul are just irreplacable. Be at peace brother.
— Tom Morello (@tmorello) May 4, 2012
RIP Adam Yauch. You made my teenage years more fun and your art made it easier for me to do what I do. For a Beastie, you sure were a beaut. — KevinSmith (@ThatKevinSmith) May 4, 2012
— Boyz II Men (@BoyzIIMen) May 4, 2012
— ICE T (@FINALLEVEL) May 4, 2012
Rest in Peace Adam Yauch. Our condolences to your friends and family: rollingstone.com/music/news/bea…
— Duran Duran (@duranduran) May 4, 2012
deepest condolences 2 the family of Adam yauch & the beastie boys. Adam was the coolest dude ever& will b missed but memory will live on
— Cypress Hill (@Cypress_Hill) May 4, 2012
God Bless the soul of Adam Yauch aka MCA of the Beastie Boys.RIP
— COMMON (@common) May 4, 2012
A very sad day indeed. Adam YauchRIP.
— Fred Durst (@freddurst) May 4, 2012
We’re very saddened by the passing of Adam Yauch. RIP MCA. You’ll be missed.youtube.com/watch?v=ZdJ5e7…
— Jimmy Eat World (@jimmyeatworld) May 4, 2012
I’m very very sad to hear of adam yauch’s passing. He was a wonderful, generous, remarkable, and inspiring man and friend.
— moby (@thelittleidiot) May 4, 2012
Such sad news about Beastie Boy Adam Yauch. A fellow Buddhist and part of hip hop history!! R.I.P!
— boygeorge (@BoyGeorge) May 4, 2012
— Perez Hilton (@PerezHilton) May 4, 2012
A VERY SPECIAL R.I.P. TO ADAM YAUCH FROM THE BEASTIE BOYS MY BROTHER YOU ARE GONNA BE TRULY MISSED MY HEART IS HEAVY…..
— BIZ MARKIE (@BizMarkie) May 4, 2012
#restinpeaceMCA 1 of my favorite hiphop groups…hiphop raised a lot of us & now we have to wake up because are hero’s are dying too younge
— will.i.am (@iamwill) May 4, 2012
R.I.P. Adam Yauch Beastie Boys #RIPMCA
— MC HAMMER (@MCHammer) May 4, 2012
RIP MCA U are a Legend and a pioneer. #BeastieBoys4life
— Snoop Dogg (@SnoopDogg) May 4, 2012
Rest in peace MCA. You are a legend. No sleep ’till Brooklyn. Lenny
— Lenny Kravitz (@LennyKravitz) May 4, 2012
RIP MCA …..
— iamdiddy (@iamdiddy) May 4, 2012
-Robyn Luttrell, 97.1 AMP Radio