Beastie Boys Recorded New Music with MCA Last Year

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Beastie Boys Recorded New Music with MCA Last Year

In a recent interview with Rolling Stone, Michael “Mike D” Diamond and Adam “Ad-Rock” Horowitz said that they had recorded new material with the late Adam “MCA” Yauch as recently as the fall of 2011.

The two remaining Beastie Boys spoke of how optimistic and creative Yauch remained throughout his battle with salivary gland cancer, and that though “he wasn’t sure he could do vocals” at their most recent recording sessions, “we ended up doing them and he was fine.”

There’s no word yet on whether the material is fit to be released or if Diamond or Horowitz will continue making music. Diamond did note that Yauch would have “want[ed] us to try whatever crazy thing we wanted but never got around to.”

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