Underground Rappers Pay Twitter Respects to MCA


Everyone from Ben Stiller to Justin Timberlake took to Twitter after news quickly spread about the death of Beastie Boy Adam Yauch yesterday.

The influence of the Beasties transcended boundaries and it seems pretty much everyone loved ‘em, considering the diversity of the people continuing to show online love. But while the appealed to lovers of so many different types of music, at their root, the Beastie Boys were pioneers in hip-hop.

Naturally, Twitter blew up after MCA’s passing with people expressing their feelings. But where it really hits home is with the people who live and breathe hip-hop culture. Browse the gallery above to see what just a few underground rappers had to say.


Pete Richards
Pete Richards

If Star Wars and Van Damme had a baby, it would be me.