What sad news today to hear of the passing of a musical pioneer and legend at such a young age. The Beastie Boys have always held a special place in my music-loving heart for remaining true to their fun-loving spirits instead of sliding into darker lyrical territory. Cancer is heartbreaking and evil, and my thoughts go out to his loved ones.
The Washington Post published a truly fitting tribute to MCA today, the sort of creative and poetic gem that any author can appreciate. Click here to read their piece comprised entirely of Beastie lyrics, crafted with the touch of a genuine fan.