Beastie Boys Co-Founder Adam Yauch Dies

May 4, 2012 Updated May 4, 2012 at 1:35 PM EDT

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Adam Yauch aka 'MCA', far right, of the Beastie Boys has died. He was 48.

May 4, 2012 Updated May 4, 2012 at 1:35 PM EDT

Beastie Boys co-founder Adam "MCA" Yauch has died, according to Rolling Stone magazine. He was 48.

Yauch has been in treatment for cancer since 2009, according to the Rolling Stone report.

Read the Rolling Stone story HERE.