P.E. Producer Remembers Adam Yauch And The Beastie Boys
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Bill Stephney, an advisor to the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, has previously led the music companies Def Jam Recordings, SOUL Records and Stepsun Music. Stephney has produced artists ranging from Public Enemy and Vanessa Williams, to the social satirist Paul Mooney. He has supervised music and produced soundtracks for films such as “Boomerang,” “Be Be’s Kids,” “CB4,” “Clockers” and “Shaft.” Special to NewsOne & TheUrbanDaily
Adam Yauch, a co-founding member of famed music group, the Beastie Boys, passed away yesterday. He was only 47 years old.
Yauch, known by his nom de hip-hop as “MCA,” was for certain, a deft (and “def”) emcee – but he was also a musician, music video director, journalist, activist, philanthropist, film executive, husband and father.
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He was many things, and judging by the results, pretty darn good at each one of them.
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