Originally published in the January 1995 Shambhala Sun magazine, this interview finds Yauch after the release of Ill Communication, candidly talking about about hip-hop, hardcore, helping people, and his relationship to Buddhism’s Bodhisattva Vow.
Adam Yauch’s “Bodhisattva Vow” skateboard decks are being auctioned off by the Tony Hawk Foundation.
“Adam had helped us raise awareness of the plight of the Tibetan people and he will be remembered by His Holiness and the Tibetan people.”
The news has broken that Adam Yauch — aka MCA — of the Beastie Boys has died. Yauch was a supporter of and friend to Buddhism.