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    Doug b's Avatar
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    Jun 22, 2008
    Forest Hills, NYC
    15-inch Early 2008; Processor 2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo; Memory 4 GB 667 MHz DDR2 SDRAM; 10.7.5
    One of the original innovators in hip hop dead. RIP MCA
    Adam Yauch, better known as MCA, and one third of the Beastie Boys, passed away after battling cancer since being diagnosed in 2009.

    I grew up in the heart of where it all started with the boys, having seen them at many venues in Brooklyn and NYC. Sad day. He was not only very talented, but a very down to earth (as are their entire crew) and socially conscious person. Sad day to say the least.


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    Mar 17, 2008
    Tucson, AZ
    Way... way too many specs to list.
    I agree with all of the above (even if I did spend my time on the east coast a bit further south), very sad day indeed.
    This machine kills fascists
    Got # ? phear the command line!

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    MYmacROX's Avatar
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    Mar 17, 2009
    2008 15" MBP Yosemite, 2012 21.5" iMac Yosemite
    I was hoping this was another internet rumor when my wife informed me earlier today of the tragic news. I didn't even know he was battling cancer. *gulp* I'm so glad I was able to see them live at least once. Amazing, talented, super cool guys!
    64GB iPhone 6, 64GB iPad Air 2.

    Reminder: Please include your Mac's specs. This will make it much easier for the other members to assist you.

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    Jan 13, 2007
    Central New York
    15in i7 MacBook Pro, 8GB RAM, 120GB SSD, 500GB HD
    Been rocking out to Beastie Boys since I heard the news. Will be missed, such a great artist.
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    Currently running OS X 10.10

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    fluhartz's Avatar
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    May 14, 2008
    Bexley, Ohio
    15" MBP 2011, i7, 8gigs RAM, OS 10.10,2 iPhone 5s, ATV3
    Quote Originally Posted by Stretch View Post
    Been rocking out to Beastie Boys since I heard the news. Will be missed, such a great artist.

    Same here... I have always loved the Beastie Boys... Very sad news...


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