Adam Yauch, co-founder of the Beastie Boys trio, has died at the young age of 47, after a terminal battle with cancer since 2009. Multiple Twitter trending topics have sprung up to pay tribute to the rock star
A sad day. #gonetoosoon #RIPMCA.Everyone loves you. You will be missed. Thanks for the inspiration and amazing music.
— Pierre Bouvier (@pierrebouvier) May 4, 2012
R.I.P. Adam Yauch, a music legend. On our 100 best NYC songs list, No. 3 is "No Sleep Till Brooklyn" by Beastie Boys: tmout.us/Jjx4cl
— Time Out New York (@TimeOutNewYork) May 4, 2012
Check out some of the Beastie Boys' best music videos below: