TMZ confirms that they have spoken with sources close to MCA who have also confirmed his death. He was 47-years-old.
Currently, it is not known if Adam passed away from issues related to his battle with Cancer. He first announced his battle with the life-threatening disease in 2009. Since then, he went on to have surgery and radiation treatment to control his cancerous parotid gland and a lymph node.
The Beastie Boys formed in 1979 and have won multiple Grammy awards as a group.
Yauch is survived by his wife Dechen Wangdu and their daughter Tenzin Losel.
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