WHEREAS, The music and message of the Beastie Boys evolved over the years, but they can't, they don't, they won't stop changing the face of hip-hop, of music, and of our culture; ...
WHEREAS, A man of colossal talent and charisma,
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to mourn the death of famed rapper and activist Adam "MCA" Yauch;
and be it further RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be transmitted to the family of Adam Yauch.
(Source: New York State Senate, J4637-2011: Mourning the death of famed rapper and activist Adam "MCA" Yauch (via Rolling Stone))
Is it possible to be more fond of New York?