Summary: rapper considered as the most conscientious member of the hip-hop group Beastie Boys who created the originally conveiced hard-core punk group with high school friend Michael "Mike D" Diamond and it became a hip-hop trio soon after Adam "Ad-Rock" Horovitz joined.
Cause of Death: Cancer
Born: August 5, 1964
Died: May 4, 2012
Location: New York City, New York