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  • Eminem
  • J. Cole
  • Beastie Boys
  • Swizz Beatz
  • Wiz Khalifa
  • Mistah F.A.B.
  • Rick Ross
  • Slim Thug
  • Flo-Rida, Rick Ross, Ace Hood, Gorilla Zoe
  • Big Sean
  • Mac Miller
  • David Banner
  • Diddy
  • Master P
  • Dr. Dre
  • Lil Kim
  • Queen latifah
  • Afrika Bambaataa, Melle Mel, Kurtis Blow
  • Bun B
  • Pitbull

MCA

Adam Yauch — better known as MCA of Beastie Boys fame — passed away after a battle with cancer in 2012. Roughly a year later, a park in Brooklyn Heights was dedicated in his honor. Adam Yauch Park sits at Columbia Place and State Street in BK. 

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