(WXYZ) - Kid Rock gave a major shoutout to Beastie Boys co-founder Adam Youch who died Friday.
Kid Rock blogged on his website Friday about the passing of Youch, who's also known as MCA. He recalls the first time he saw the Beastie Boys in concert when they opened for Run DMC.
Later in the post he wrote, "My heart absolutely bleeds for my friend Mike D. and for Ad-Rock. Having lost a member of my own band, I understand a little of what it's like. I only hope in writing this that it brings a little comfort to his friends, family and fans, what an inspiration this man was and always will be to me. We just performed "Fight For Your Right" a few days ago and of course I insisted on being MCA, or at least trying to be him the best I could. - "And if you feel what I'm feelin' than it's a musical masterpiece!" -MCA, Pass the Mic - I HAVE ALWAYS FELT WHAT YOU WERE FEELING IN YOUR MUSIC that you so unselfishly shared with me and the rest of the world. So in short YES I do feel it, and yes it is. From one of your biggest fans, rest in peace homeboy."
Yauch was diagnosed with a cancerous parotid gland in 2009.
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