See Us' tribute to celebrities like Whitney Houston and Dick Clark who passed away this year
The Beastie Boys co-founder died May 4 from a tumor in his salivary gland that was diagnosed in 2009. He was 47. Known by his stage name, MCA, the hip-hop icon was survived by his wife, Dechen Wangdu and his daughter Tenzin.
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