Written by Corey Irwin
Everyone is stunned and saddened by the loss of a one of music’s true good guys. As part of The Beastie Boys, MCA was a visionary in music. He helped pioneer hip-hop to the mainstream, while combining it with unique rock sensibilities. He was also the Beasties artistic eye, directing many of their famous music videos and, later in life, working on several documentary films. Beyond music, MCA was also a tireless advocate in the Tibetan independence movement.
We went through our interview archives and found a handful of soundbites where MCA opened up to us about his music, art, and the fans…
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