'Nathaniel Hornblower' was 47 years old, three years younger than I and too fucking young, in that time, this zany Jewish kid from Brooklyn helped shift the direction of not just hip hop and rap, but modern popular music, he wrote it, directed music vids, sold millons of albums, played to millions of people and he helped the Beasties make folks laugh . . . . he drew attention to the plight of Tibet, it's people and their struggle, met the Dalai Lama too I think, he was a social activist of the best kind and he made a difference.
Today he did something else special and wonderful and I think we all felt it here in Blogland . . . . today, Adam Yauch, aka MCA, aka Nathaniel Hornblower, aka Beastie Boy, brought a shitload of disperate, divergent and dedicated bike lovers from around the world together in a show of respect for him and his music that clearly demonstrates how much he and his beloved fellow Beasties have touched our lives . . . . and that's a fucking beautiful thing.
REST AND RAP IN PEACE ADAM YAUCH . . . . WE'LL BE MISSIN YA.
***** CLICK ON POST TITLE TO WATCH MCA AND THE BEASTIES DOIN "TRIPLE TROUBLE" . . . . I FUCKED WHEN POSTING AND THE VID VANISHED UP IT'S OWN ORIFICE . . . . SORRY.