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John Berry Dead - Original Beastie Boys Member Dies at 52

John Berry, one of the original members of the hip-hop group Beastie Boys, has died at age 52.

The former musician passed away after a battle with frontal lobe dementia on Thursday morning (May 19) at 7:30am at a hospice in Danvars, Massachusetts. John‘s death was confirmed to Rolling Stone by his father.

John went to high school with fellow group member Mike Diamond and he is credited with coming up with the name Beastie Boys. They formed the group with Adam Yauch and Kate Schellenbach back in July 1981.

We send our thoughts and condolences to John‘s loved ones during this difficult time.

Beastie Boys: 'Fight For Your Right - Revisited' Trailer!

Check out this trailer for the Beastie Boys‘ upcoming video “Fight For Your Right – Revisited” featuring a bunch of comedy all-stars.

The video will be a 30-minute long film that features the talents of Will Ferrell, Jack Black, Elijah Wood, John C. Reilly, Will Arnett, Danny McBride, Seth Rogen, and more. What a cast!

The Beastie Boys‘ long awaited eighth album, Hot Sauce Committee Part Two, will be released in stores on May 3.


Beastie Boys: ‘Fight For Your Right – Revisited” Trailer

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