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    rollingstone

    As a rapper, [Adam] Yauch had a unique, raspy baritone. He sounded more like a soul singer.
    
Even when we were doing our first hip-hop records, when we were 19 and 20, he sounded like a gruff 40-year-old. He was the Bobby Womack of rap.

    Yauch was a gifted MC. It was his flow on things, rather than specific lyrics, that first blew Adam Horovitz and I away. Early on, we were in the studio, amazed by how Yauch made it seem so effortless. Horovitz and I were maybe a little jealous. And Rick [Rubin] said to me, “No, this is good. This is where Yauch is at. You sound like you’re working hard. You’re the working rapper. [Laughs] I’m still not sure what to take away from that. -Mike Diamond on Adam Yauch

    Adam Yauch died one year ago today.