BK native Adam Yauch of the Beastie Boys dead at 47

Brooklyn native and beloved hip-hop star Adam Yauch of the Beastie Boys died Friday after a three-year battle with cancer of the salivary gland.Yauch,47, graduated

BROOKLYN - Brooklyn native and beloved hip-hop star Adam Yauch of the Beastie Boys died Friday after a three-year battle with cancer of the salivary gland.

Yauch,47, graduated from Edward R. Murrow High School in the early 1980s.

Yauch's death comes just a month after the Beastie Boys were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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