How does one properly honor the dearly departed? You could write a beautiful poem or a whole book…or you could breakdance, which is what four “Buddhist monks” did in honor of Adam Yauch of the Beastie Boys, who succumbed to cancer two years ago. The awesome display isn’t as random as it might initially seem; Yauch was a practicing Buddhist and worked in support of Tibetan independence. So ch-check it out:

‘Buddhist Monks’ Breakdance In Honor of Beastie Boy Adam MCA Yauch 6 May,2014Emmanuel Hapsis

  • Laura Ice

    Amazing! And joyful….

  • RBR

    Great! And thanks for wearing foundation garments!


Emmanuel Hapsis

Emmanuel Hapsis is the creator and editor of KQED Pop and also the host of The Cooler. He studied creative writing at University of Maryland and went on to receive his MFA in the field from California College of the Arts. In his free time, he sings his heart out at karaoke.

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