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Twitter reactions to the death of Adam Yauch

Benji Madden
@benjimadden This news hits hard. The Beastie Boys are 1of the reasons I do music&MCA was the captain. Thanx for everythin MCA. Rest in Peace #RIPMCA (Robert Cianflone / Getty Images)
Pete Wentz
@petewentz beastie boys paved the way for so many who came after. #RIPMCA  (Elaine J. Crossman)
Milla Jovovich
@MillaJovovich we lost one of our greatest talents today. my prayers and thoughts go out to the family and friends of Adam Yauch. Beastie Boys for life.  (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
Rachel Dratch
@TheRealDratch Just gasped upon reading the news that Adam Yauch of Beastie Boys has passed away. Such sad news. Inspiring talent...  (Donald Bowers / Getty Images )
Kevin Smith
@ThatKevinSmith RIP Adam Yauch. You made my teenage years more fun and your art made it easier for me to do what I do. For a Beastie, you sure were a beaut. (MCT )
Snoop Dogg
@SnoopDogg RIP MCA U are a Legend and a pioneer. #BeastieBoys4life (Arkasha Stevenson / Los Angeles Times)
Marlon Wayans
@MARLONWAYANS Rest on peace Adam Yauch. Beastie Boys were always the “coolest whiteboys” when I was growing up. They erased color lines the opposite way @MARLONWAYANS Please join me in my twitter moment of silence for a hip hop great Adam Yauch of the Beastie Boys. Thank I 4 all u done bro (Christine Cotter / Los Angeles Times)
Rainn Wilson
@RainnWilson RIP Adam Yauch (MCA of the Beastie Boys). He was a super-genius, a visionary and, most importantly, a really good person. (Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times)
Perez Hilton
@PerezHilton Beastie Boy #AdamYauch Passes Away At 47 So sad. :-( (Michael Buckner / Getty Images)
@Qtip RIP yauch and thank u mike and adam n adam 4 all of your help, the tours, the bball games, n great times. a humanitarian a tru friend  (Robert Benavides / Sony Pictures Classics)
Justin Timberlake
@jtimberlake Crushed to hear the news of Adam Yauch’s passing. A true pioneer of art. My thoughts and prayers are with his family and loved ones. #RIPMCA (Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles Times)
Travis Barker
@travisbarker Rest In Peace Adam Yauch /MCA. 4ever somebody i looked up to & had the pleasure of meeting. Damn this bums me out, we lost one of the best (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
@Ludacris R.I.P. MCA from the Beastie Boys. He was an integral part of building the Def Jam label that I am a part of today. Condolences to the Fam (Brendon Thorne / Getty Images)
Donald Glover
@DonaldGlover Adam Yauch was an amazing artist and one of the nicest people I’ve ever met. His music was some of my favorite. Truly saddened. RIP MCA. (Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Times)
Ice T
@FINALLEVEL TERRIBLE NEWS: MCA of the Beastie Boys has died at 47. Another very sad day in Hip Hop. #MCARIP  (Mike Coppola / Getty Images)
Danny Masterson
@dannymasterson (right) MCA u will b missed more than most. Thank you for teaching me about hiphop when I was a kid. (John Shearer / Getty Images)
Chris Rock
@chrisrock Now my name is Mca I’ve got a license to kill I think you know what time it is it’s time to get ill. Now what do have ... (Charles Sykes / Associated Press)
Talib Kweli
@TalibKweli Struggling to find the words to describe the grief I feel over the passing of MCA. We love you Adam. @TalibKweli The Beastie Boys changed my life. For real. Prayers going out to the whole family. #RIPMCA  (Red Flag Releasing)
Ben Stiller
@RedHourBen So sad that Adam Yauch is gone. A truly great musician & filmmaker. He stood for integrity as an artist. What a loss. He was a very good man (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles times)
@common God Bless the soul of Adam Yauch aka MCA of the Beastie Boys. RIP (Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times)