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New York State Senate Honors Adam 'MCA' Yauch

Senators adopt resolution to pay respects to late Beastie Boy

May 17, 2012 3:30 PM ET
Adam Yauch
Adam Yauch
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New York state senators have drafted, reported and adopted a resolution honoring the late Beastie Boys member Adam "MCA" Yauch. The resolution granted legislative time for lawmakers to pay respects to the recently deceased emcee. It called Yauch a "man of colossal talent and charisma" and contained an apparent lyrical reference to the Beasties' 1994 hit "Sure Shot."

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For the full text of the resolution, visit New York State's open database. Yauch died on May 4th in New York City. He was 47.

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