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Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Beastie Boys "The New Style" (2004) Dave Chappelle Show (Season 3, never aired)
Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch Of The Beastie Boys passed away on Friday after a three-year battle with cancer of the salivary gland and a lymph node. Back in 2004, he and the other Beastie Boys (Adam “Ad-Rock” Horovitz and Michael “Mike D” Diamond and Mix Master Mike) performed “The New Style” for what would have been the third season of Chappelle’s Show.
The performance, filmed on a boat in NYC’s East River, never aired because Chappelle’s Show didn’t have a third season. Yesterday, the show’s co-creator Neal Brennan released the video for the first time, saying, “Rest in Peace, Adam Yauch. You were excellent.”
In remembrance, let’s all pass the mic, make some noise, and watch a masterful, never-before-aired performance with the twenty-two automatic of your choice…